The key factors for success when executing your vision. There is an often cited quote: “…unless an organization sees that its task is to lead change, that organization—whether a business, a university, or a hospital—will not survive. In a period of rapid structural change the only organizations that survive are the ‘change leaders.’” —Peter …
Lab team brainstorming session Whether you work in engineering/product, operations, or even marketing, keeping your team trained and engaged with their work is a challenge that is universal for all managers. This is hard enough when your team is in-house, but what are you to do, when you have multiple teams to manage across different …
This survey on modern test team staffing completes our four-part 2017 state of software testing survey series. We’ll have more results and the “CEO Secrets” survey responses to publish in 2018.
Whenever the subject of managing remote teams arises, most leads and managers that I know would prefer that the work remain in their home office.
A lot has changed since I began staffing test projects. From hiring college students and interns for summer testing programs, to building networks of offshore teams around the world, and from having 24-hour work schedules to having instant crowdsourced public beta or bug bounty testing—things have changed.
Test automation is a big topic. There are so many different areas to talk about: tool choice, jumpstart, cross platform, services, cloud… Each of these areas have changed so much in the recent past that they could each be worth their own magazine issue.
Find out how you compare to others in our survey results Test Automation is the topic of the third survey in our State of Software Testing Survey Series. This survey covers skills, tools, benefits, and problem areas of test automation.
Evaluate and understand the state of your automation
DevOps can be a big scary thing. Culture change, constant collaboration— whatever that means— a big new set of tools… it’s a lot. What most teams want is to have a smooth running software development pipeline. I have stopped using the phrase “DevOps,” and now I say “Continuous Delivery.” There are many reasons for this.
DevOps may be the next big buzzword, but Test teams really need to focus on its little sister, Continuous Delivery If you pay attention to trends in software development—from the perspective of what some sophisticated teams are doing, what articles and books are being written, to conference topics, you may have noticed the tools being …