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Uplifting QA Teams Through Metrics Uplifting QA Teams Through Metrics

As software products and services are becoming more complex, it requires more comprehensive testing for identifying the defects and pursuing the necessary fixes before it becomes available for public release. The QA process needs to be planned out and monitored so that it can be successful. The most effective way to track the efficacy of QA activities is to use well-thought-through metrics.

Dilruba Malik's picture Dilruba Malik
Just a Tester? A Report Part Way Through Data Analysis Just a Tester? A Report Part-Way Through Data Analysis

Testers come from a wider range of backgrounds, and have complex multifaceted roles. People who test are not “just testers…” At present, many testers do not feel well-supported by their tools. As my research uncovered stories of frustration, fear, and anger, I realized the illusory role of usability in tool adoption and the importance of understanding who is using those tools.

Isabel Evans's picture Isabel Evans
Building the Right Culture Within Your SQA Team

The concept for development teams in a scrum environment is to be self-organizing, basically managing themselves and holding each other accountable. This poses the question: What do QA managers do with their time? For me, it’s always been about building the right culture—respecting those under you just as much as you respect those above you. It is about finding a way to manage your team without being directly involved with them.

Daniel Garay's picture Daniel Garay
Community Plans for Developing an Organizational Software Testing Community

When author Zane Roett began a new Senior Manager test role in a new organization in 2019, he found that it became an important task to create and lead the development of a software test engineering professional community of practice (TCoP).

Zane Roett's picture Zane Roett

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