If, as Gerry Weinberg states Quality is “value to some person” …then the corollary stands that risk is anything that threatens that value. This can be useful because Quality is an amorphous, shapeshifter, notoriously difficult to nail down. Its final judge is not us but our consumers. I compare quality to a Black Hole. We can’t […]
We know quality is ‘value to some person’, so it stands to reason that risk is also subjective. If we use risk as a factor to determine what to test, then how you test, what you test and your testing strategy will evolve and change. Is it though? Think of testing within your organisation as […]
I was recently in New York and had a chance to walk along the High Line. The High Line is a disused overhead train line converted into a walkway and park. It’s a really lovely walk. I was interested to learn that the train line had been built in the 1930’s but had become disused […]
As a software test consultant I like to provide quotes based on value but is this the right approach?