Michael Hackett

Michael is a co-founder of LogiGear Corporation, and has over two decades of experience in software engineering in banking, securities, healthcare and consumer electronics. Michael is a Certified Scrum Master and has co-authored two books on software testing. Testing Applications on the Web: Test Planning for Mobile and Internet-Based Systems (Wiley, 2nd ed. 2003), and Global Software Test Automation (Happy About Publishing, 2006). He is a founding member of the Board of Advisors at the University of California Berkeley Extension and has taught for the Certificate in Software Quality Engineering and Management at the University of California Santa Cruz Extension. As a member of IEEE, his training courses have brought Silicon Valley testing expertise to over 16 countries. Michael holds a Bachelor of Science in Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University.
2010 – 2011 LogiGear Global Testing Survey Results – Test Process & SDLC

Process The objective of this survey and analysis is to gather information on the actual state-of-the-practice in software testing today. The question

2010 – 2011 LogiGear Global Testing Survey Results – Test Methods

METHODS M1. The test cases for your effort are based primarily on: Response percent Response count Requirements documents 61.3% 46 Discussions with us

2010 – 2011 LogiGear Global Testing Survey Results – Tools

TOOLS T1. What testing-support tools do you use? (Please check all that apply.) Response percent Response count Bug tracking/issue tracking/defect tra

2010 – 2011 LogiGear Global Testing Survey Results – Metrics and Measurements

METRICS AND MEASUREMENTS MM1. Do you have a metric or measurement dashboard built to report to your project team? Response percent Response count Yes

2010 – 2011 LogiGear Global Testing Survey Results – Offshore

Data was compiled and analyzed by Michael Hackett, LogiGear Senior Vice President. This is the sixth analysis of the 2010 Global Testing Survey Series

How to Turn Your Software Testing Team into a High-Performance Organization

This article was adapted from a presentation titled “How to Turn Your Testing Team Into a High-Performance Organization” to be presented b

Tactics for Successfully Leading Offshore Testing

Test Leads and Test Managers very rarely make the decision to offshore. It is typically not a choice, but rather a mandate from company executives who

Top Ten Risks when Leading an Offshore Test Team (Part 2)

In part 1 of this article, we explored the first 5 of the top 10 risks, including: Offshore work can be difficult to measure or quantify, leading to l

Top 10 Risks when Leading an Offshore Test Team (Part 1)

Today, many test team leaders must continue to successfully ensure the quality of their applications under test (AUT) while dealing with the increased

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