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Making Numbers Count: Metrics That Matter
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As testers and test managers, we are frequently asked to report on the progress and results of our testing. The question “How is testing going?” may seem simple enough, but our answer...

Mike Trites, Professional Quality Assurance, Ltd.
Balancing Exploratory and Automated Testing in Agile
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Transitioning to agile development isn't any easier for the test team than it is for the development team. New features and fixes appear daily, priorities change fluidly as customer...

Matthew Attaway, Perforce Software
Test Managers: Stop Managing and Start Mastering
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To be successful, test managers must keep pace with the constantly changing world of software development. The test manager’s job description—planning, supervising, and reporting the...

Silvio Moser, SwissQ Consulting
We’re Moving to Agile: What Are Our Testers Going to Do?
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As more and more organizations transition to agile, many still do not understand how testing fits into agile teams. Does it simply mean placing a tester on every team? Or does...

Pradeepa Narayanaswamy , Centare
Agile Test Management and Reporting—Even in a Non-Agile Project
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Whether you have dedicated test teams or testers distributed over Scrum teams, you have the challenge of planning, tracking, and reporting their testing not only in a meaningful way...

Paul Holland, Testing Thoughts
Large Agile Transformations: A Roadmap for Lasting Change
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Agile methods have gained the attention of leaders as a way to speed time to market and increase motivation. Businesses are looking to agile as a way to achieve organizational change so teams deliver more value faster, and where people’s pride and joy of work are enhanced.

Ole Jepsen, goAgile & Jenni Jepsen, goAgile
Governing Agile Teams: Disciplined Strategies to Increase Agile Effectiveness
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Many organizations have successfully adopted agile on a subset of their projects, while, at the same time, struggled to do so across entire departments. A common challenge is the need to overhaul the IT governance strategy so that it will work with agile teams. This is a serious issue for...

Scott Ambler, Scott W. Ambler + Associates
How to Jumpstart Enterprise Agile Adoption
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Want to get a jumpstart on agile adoption in your organization? Begin by leveraging a roadmap that Intuit has used for rolling out enterprise agile to its business units. While there is no single way to bring enterprise agile into your organization, Alan Padula describes a model that has...

Alan Padula, Intuit
The Evolution of Agile: Dealing with the Growing Pains
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Agile development has evolved into a lifecycle that not only affects the IT department but the overall business as well. Forward-thinking enterprises recognize this and benefit from the software efficiency that agile development delivers. Through real-world examples, Jonathan Thorpe...

Jonathan Thorpe, Serena Software
Transform Your Agile Test Process to Ship Fast with High Quality
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Until 2009, the Atlassian JIRA team shipped a major release of its software every nine to twelve months. Everything was tested—every story and every bug fix—and everything still contained serious bugs. Story development moved quickly, but after the feature-complete date, several...

Penny Wyatt, Atlassian

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