The path to best testing practices begins with communication. By building relationships with a product's key players-developers, analysts, and end users-your test team can achieve a higher level of both quality and customer satisfaction. Discover the link between effective communication and implementing critical step-by-step test processes such as test conditions, test case design, test data construction, and reporting.
Power is the ability to create value. If you want to create more value in your organization, you must learn to tap the abundant resources of power. The four most abundant power sources are 1) your own inner resources; 2) the physical world; 3) interacting with another person; and 4) working in teams to achieve a shared purpose. Winner of Best Presentation at SM 2001, Dale Emery returns to help you learn to harness your own power resources-for your benefit and the benefit of others.
The paper provides an analysis of challenges that engineering and human resources managers face when attempting to recruit new staff. Successful staffing of a software engineering organization in an intensely competitive market is described in terms of the key elements of the staffing process and proven strategies that help to stay ahead of the competition.
Anntoinette Gurvin, General Dynamics Information Systems