Agile Testing Part 3 – New Roles for Traditional Testers in Agile

Video narrated by MICHAEL HACKETT – Certified ScrumMaster

This is Part Three of a Four Part Video on “New Roles for Traditional Testers in Agile Development”

Michael shares his thoughts on “A Primer – New Roles for Traditional Testers in Agile”

 

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LogiGear Corporation provides global solutions for software testing, and offers public and corporate software testing training programs worldwide through LogiGear University. LogiGear is a leader in the integration of test automation, offshore resources and US project management for fast, cost-effective results. Since 1994, LogiGear has worked with Fortune 500 companies to early-stage start-ups in, creating unique solutions to meet their clients’ needs. With facilities in the US and Viet Nam, LogiGear helps companies double their test coverage and improve software quality while reducing testing time and cutting costs.

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