ISHIR: Ten Most Common Mistakes when Outsourcing

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Outsourcing Software Testing is supposed to be the most risk free process to outsource to a third party vendor. But in doing so the following common mistakes are made. Learn more.

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ISHIR: Ten Most Common Mistakes when Outsourcing

  1. 1. Ten Most Common MistakesWhen Outsourcing Quality AssuranceOutsourcing Software Testing is supposed to be the most risk free process to outsource to a third party vendor.But in doing so the following common mistakes are made.  No ownership of software quality  No overall test program design or defined goals  Non-existent or ill-defined test plans and test cases  Testing that focuses narrowly on functional cases  No ad hoc, stress or boundary testing  Use of inconsistent or incorrect testing methodology  Replying on inexperienced testers  Improper use of testing tools and automation, resulting in lost time and reduced ROI  No meaningful metrics for tracking bugs and driving quality back into development  Incomplete regression cycle before software releaseSuch mistakes can be avoided by integrating Quality Assurance (QA) into the global software development lifecycle (SDLC) using the following methodology:  Business Case/Drivers of Outsourcing  Discovery of Testing Processes  Readiness Assessment  Gap Analysis  Defining Outsourced QA Opportunity  Defining Metrics to Tracking Performance For More Information For more information about ISHIR services and solutions, call +1 (888) 99-ISHIR (47447) or email info@ishir.com. To access information using the World Wide Web, go to: www.ishir.com and www.ishirdigital.com. Copyright © 1999, 2008 ISHIR, Inc. All Rights Reserved. | www.ishir.com | +1 (888) 99-ISHIR | info@ishir.com

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