Development without Testers: Myth or Real Option? (ConfeT&QA conference)
DEVELOPMENT WITHOUT TESTERS: MYTH OR REAL OPTION? Mikalai Alimenkou http://xpinjection.com 14.03.2012
Background• Java Technical Lead/Scrum Master at Zoral Labs• 7+ years in software development• 5+ years of working by Agile methodologies• Expert in Agile engineering practices• Founder and coach at XP Injection (http://xpinjection.com)• Organizer of Selenium Camp, JEEConf and XP Days Ukraine conferences
Before start doing something you need to understand it properlyI. WRONG VISION OF TESTINGACTIVITY
Why so many testers?Too many bugs “Brave” automation team Endless regression testing Very quick development
What is the “ideal” dev/tester ratio? Dev Tester ? Devs Tester ? Devs Tester ?X Devs Y Testers ?
Where may problemshappen? Can’t implement what they want Can’t explain requirements Customer Existing functionality is Dev Team broken when new is ready