0
 
The Future of Testing is in the Business  Dispelling Myths and Seizing the Day Ian Londesbrough Principal Consultant
Agenda <ul><li>A Call to Arms – A Time to Change </li></ul><ul><li>The Myths </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Testing is the develope...
A Call to Arms – A Time to Change Benefits Benefits Benefits Benefits Benefits Benefits Benefits Testing enables Benefits ...
The Myths – Testing is the developers Job <ul><li>Testing by software developers: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>An informal approa...
The Myths – Testing is the job of IT  <ul><li>Testing by IT Testing Teams to provide: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>An Independent...
Cost, Quality, Time – What you want Time Cost Quality Scope Cost, Quality, Time – What you get Time Reduced Scope Waste
Take up your rightful place – Ownership of Business Testing <ul><li>The Business must own: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The idea ...
Partner with Test Professionals <ul><li>Find Independent and Objective “Business Savvy” Test Professionals to provide the ...
What about IT – Delivery Factories <ul><li>Design and Build the systems </li></ul><ul><li>Provide evidence of Unit and Sys...
Triangulating the “V” Time To Cost RequiredQuality Defined Scope Analysis Design Build Technical Test Functional Test Acce...
Benefits to Large Insurance Company <ul><li>Background </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Large programme of business change </li></ul>...
Consequences of Inaction – The Risks <ul><li>Business Transformation and Business Change introduces the risk of: </li></ul...
A Call to Arms – A Time to Change Benefits Benefits Benefits Benefits Benefits Benefits Benefits Testing enables Benefits ...
Questions? Please e-mail:   [email_address]
 
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5
×

The Future Of Testing Is In The Business From AppLabs

917

Published on

The Future of Testing is in the Business From AppLabs

Published in: Technology
0 Comments
2 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

No Downloads
Views
Total Views
917
On Slideshare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
0
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
121
Comments
0
Likes
2
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide
  • Transcript of "The Future Of Testing Is In The Business From AppLabs"

    1. 2. The Future of Testing is in the Business Dispelling Myths and Seizing the Day Ian Londesbrough Principal Consultant
    2. 3. Agenda <ul><li>A Call to Arms – A Time to Change </li></ul><ul><li>The Myths </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Testing is the developers Job </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Testing is the job of IT </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Cost, Quality, Time – What you Want and What you Get </li></ul><ul><li>Take up you rightful place – Ownership of Business Testing </li></ul><ul><li>Partner with Test Professionals </li></ul><ul><li>What about IT – Delivery Factories </li></ul><ul><li>Triangulating the V </li></ul><ul><li>Benefits to Large Insurance Company </li></ul><ul><li>Consequences of Inaction – The Risks </li></ul><ul><li>Questions </li></ul>
    3. 4. A Call to Arms – A Time to Change Benefits Benefits Benefits Benefits Benefits Benefits Benefits Testing enables Benefits Realisation Change Risk Testing Risk Risk Risk Risk Change Change Change Testing Testing Testing Risk Risk Risk
    4. 5. The Myths – Testing is the developers Job <ul><li>Testing by software developers: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>An informal approach with no process, unit testing only </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Neither independent nor objective - Marking their own homework </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Resulting in: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Testing being squeezed due to over-runs in analysis, design and build </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Poor quality delivered to the business </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Low quality, descoped, under tested applications </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Increased support costs and damage to the business operation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Low business confidence in IT and low credibility of the IT organisation </li></ul></ul>Testing by the Developers is NOT enough
    5. 6. The Myths – Testing is the job of IT <ul><li>Testing by IT Testing Teams to provide: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>An Independent and Objective IT led testing service </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Testing for IT Projects and IT operations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>System and Systems Integration Testing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>IT led testing with Business input & some Business involvement </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A Clear Test Process </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Planning, estimating, analysis, design, build and execution of tests </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Excellent IT based test evidence and reporting </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Resulting in: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>IT Projects delivered to quality, on time within budget more often </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lower IT project costs and lower IT support costs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Better informed business “go live” decisions </li></ul></ul>IT Testing is NOT Enough
    6. 7. Cost, Quality, Time – What you want Time Cost Quality Scope Cost, Quality, Time – What you get Time Reduced Scope Waste
    7. 8. Take up your rightful place – Ownership of Business Testing <ul><li>The Business must own: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The idea and define the expected benefits </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The requirements which must be: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Clear, unambiguous, assumption free and complete </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Risk Based & Static Tested </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sign-off of Functional Designs and: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Sign off evidence that IT/3 rd Parties have verified the design </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Own the Business Testing and define tests which </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Are fully traceable to and validate the requirements </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Test the integration with existing systems and business processes </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Test usability for the people who will use it </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Test that it performs and is secure </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Model the target operating model and business organization </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Resulting in: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Lower cost of ownership, reduced risks, increased benefits & profit </li></ul></ul>Independent and objective testing, of the business, by the business, for the business
    8. 9. Partner with Test Professionals <ul><li>Find Independent and Objective “Business Savvy” Test Professionals to provide the capacity and capability to: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Establish business Testing Policy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Define business Testing Strategy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Plan, analyze and design business testing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Coordinate and communicate the business test execution </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Report on business confidence, risk and benefits </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mediate, translate, negotiate with IT & 3 rd Parties as a “critical friend” </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Rotating test professionals between IT and the Business </li></ul><ul><li>Combine Business & IT Testing in one Centre of Excellence </li></ul>Don’t let IT and 3rd Parties “ Mark their own homework”
    9. 10. What about IT – Delivery Factories <ul><li>Design and Build the systems </li></ul><ul><li>Provide evidence of Unit and System Testing to </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Verify the Design - Have IT/3 rd Parties built the system right? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Give confidence that IT/3 rd Parties have met contractual quality gates </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Fix Defects found in any stage of testing </li></ul><ul><li>Manage configuration and releases </li></ul><ul><li>Deliver the expected scope on time, to cost, at the required quality and demonstrate that scope and quality </li></ul>Give IT and 3rd Parties space to do their job Govern & Assure their work
    10. 11. Triangulating the “V” Time To Cost RequiredQuality Defined Scope Analysis Design Build Technical Test Functional Test Acceptance Test Static Testing, Test Planning & Design Dynamic Test Execution & Recording On Time IDEAS BENEFITS Business Change and Transformation
    11. 12. Benefits to Large Insurance Company <ul><li>Background </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Large programme of business change </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>3 rd Party and internal IT Delivery of supporting IT </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Changes to Business Process and Business Operating Model </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>3 rd Party provision of product/service offerings and backoffice </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Complexity of Business Change required Business Focussed Testing </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Transition to Business Testing </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Clear Roles, Responsibilities, Quality Gates, Metrics and Communications established </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Business Testing Centre of Excellence established with: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Policy and Strategy, Process, Resource Pool, Tools, Environments </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Unit and System Testing conducted by IT and 3 rd Parties </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Requirements, Acceptance Testing and Model Office Activities owned by the Business </li></ul></ul>Reduced Costs In control of Quality Reduced Risks Increased Benefits
    12. 13. Consequences of Inaction – The Risks <ul><li>Business Transformation and Business Change introduces the risk of: </li></ul><ul><li>Reduced Profit </li></ul><ul><li>Reduced Revenue </li></ul><ul><li>Impaired Growth </li></ul><ul><li>Poor Customer Service </li></ul><ul><li>Inefficiency and ineffectiveness of the Business Operation </li></ul><ul><li>No repeat business and referrals </li></ul><ul><li>None conformance to legal and regulatory requirements </li></ul><ul><li>Putting people and the environment in jeopardy </li></ul>Not owning Business Testing will put your business at risk and impact on the expected benefits of change and transformation
    13. 14. A Call to Arms – A Time to Change Benefits Benefits Benefits Benefits Benefits Benefits Benefits Testing enables Benefits Realisation Testing is a Strategic Business Planning, Business Risk and Benefits Management Tool Change Risk Testing Risk Risk Risk Risk Change Change Change Testing Testing Testing Risk Risk Risk
    14. 15. Questions? Please e-mail: [email_address]
    1. A particular slide catching your eye?

      Clipping is a handy way to collect important slides you want to go back to later.

    ×