Kent Beck describes three different phases of a product, Explore, Expand and Extract. This article looks at quality strategy for each phase to maximise value to both customers and the company.
💡This is a work in progress. The thoughts are a bit rough and not fully formed. I'm sharing because I'm keen to hear other perspectives to help my concepts take shape. Comments welcome. I've got a hypothesis around organisational structures. It's half-baked and not ready for release. I talked about
Hiring is tricky at the best of times, hiring a quality coach is trickier because the nature of the role is not yet well understood.
Here's my advice. Stop thinking about testing in phases and begin thinking of testing as an activity. Something done in parallel to your coding instead of after your coding.
Today, I'm doing a deep dive into early and frequent feedback as a way to improve overall product quality.
Fun fact, a quality coach doesn't only coach; they also mentor, train and facilitate1. This article explores when to coach, train, and mentor a product team on quality. Coaching, Mentoring, Training Coaching, Mentoring & training are different teaching methods and valuable parts of your quality coach makeup bag. Like many things
This workshop provides a systematic approach to developing a team test strategy for an epic or large feature. It provides a team with a framework within which they can consider all the factors that impact testing.