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Contributors for Delivering a Successful Testing Project Seminar

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Contributors for Delivering a Successful Testing Project Seminar

  1. 1. CONTRIBUTORS FOR DELIVERING A SUCCESSFUL TESTING PROJECT JULY 2014
  2. 2. AGENDA • Outsourcing Forecasts & Trends • Lifecycle of a Typical Testing Project • Success Characteristics of Projects • Typical Challenges Faced (by Audience) • Client Expectations • Activities for Success • Q & A CONTRIBUTORS FOR DELIVERING A SUCCESSFUL TESTING PROJECT
  3. 3. TRENDS & FORECASTS • TechNavio forecasts a 11.1% Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) for the Global Software Testing Services market over 2010-2015 period • Nelson Hall suggests Independent Software Testing Services is expected to grow 9.5% year-on-year till 2018 • Ho Chi Minh is consistently within the Top 10 Emerging Outsourcing Cities in most studies CONTRIBUTORS FOR DELIVERING A SUCCESSFUL TESTING PROJECT
  4. 4. Benefits  Great Opportunities  New Techniques  New Tools  New Services Challenges Client Retention Sharper Skillsets Better Client Engagement Team Leadership CONTRIBUTORS FOR DELIVERING A SUCCESSFUL TESTING PROJECT TREND ANALYSIS What Does it Really Mean?
  5. 5. LIFECYCLE OF A TESTING PROJECT CONTRIBUTORS FOR DELIVERING A SUCCESSFUL TESTING PROJECT
  6. 6. SUCCESS CHARACTERISTICS On Time Within Budget Minimal Issues Post-Production Awareness of Project/Client Process Clear Communication Workflows Clear, Valid & Concise Defect Reporting Testers aware of Application Behavior & User Stories CONTRIBUTORS FOR DELIVERING A SUCCESSFUL TESTING PROJECT
  7. 7. TYPICAL CHALLENGES FACED My Experience: • Seen as not ‘True’ Contributing Members • Insufficient Communication • Perceived ‘insufficient’ Skills Audience feedback? CONTRIBUTORS FOR DELIVERING A SUCCESSFUL TESTING PROJECT
  8. 8. CLIENT EXPECTATIONS Successful Project Delivery Team Tracking (utilization, quality, productivity) Team Management & Forecast Process Improvements & Recommendations Better tools, solutions & adoption plan Issue Mitigation (not reporting) CONTRIBUTORS FOR DELIVERING A SUCCESSFUL TESTING PROJECT
  9. 9. ACTIVITIES FOR SUCCESS Identify Success Factors for Client Learn the Business Domain Learn the ‘lingo’ of the Team & Business Define Communication & Escalation Path Establish Communication Artifact templates Leverage Reusability of Artifacts Focus on Iterative Streamlining Establish ‘Team’ Metrics vs. Product Metrics CONTRIBUTORS FOR DELIVERING A SUCCESSFUL TESTING PROJECT
  10. 10. Q & A / Discussion CONTRIBUTORS FOR DELIVERING A SUCCESSFUL TESTING PROJECT
  11. 11. THANK YOU © 2013 KMS Technology

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