focus on eliminating the test team, they focus on doing a more effective and efficient job of testing with the resources they already have.
And Context Matters, Too
The last two articles have run the risk of making you think that all the matters is testing prowess, picking the right techniques and tools. But that's not true. Context matters. When do we start testing? Who does the testing, and what makes them a fit? Does the test team understand where they fit into the project, and vice versa? In the next article, we'll look at the importance of context through a topic I call pervasive testing.
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