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13 Low Cost Ideas to start Quality Coaching right away!*

Below are 13 low cost ideas aimed at generating discussion on quality or a related topic. The ideas is to get a better understanding of the state of quality and people’s perception of that. By gathering and sharing this information with your team it may help your team to decide where to start.

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QA Career Development

We had the first Quality Engineering Lean Coffee and the following topics: QA Career Development How to assess quality practices and maturity of a team How to attract people to get into a quality career What can help testers when there is no BS or RS documentation QA versus Dev Ratio (bottleneck) How to manage […]

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Options not Obligations

How do we know if we are providing our business partners with suitable options allowing them to reduce their business risk? Is this something worth working towards and measuring?

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Threats to Quality

If, as Gerry Weinberg states Quality is “value to some person” …then the corollary stands that risk is anything that threatens that value.  This can be useful because Quality is an amorphous, shapeshifter, notoriously difficult to nail down. Its final judge is not us but our consumers.  I compare quality to a Black Hole. We can’t […]

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Emergent Quality

If you work in software development, like I do, you most likely work within a complex system. You also, most likely, work on a complex system. Not sure? Try answering these questions: Is it hard to model your system in all its complexity? Is it hard to work out root causes to identified problems? Is it hard […]