I attended an all-day tutorial on Just-In-Time testing at StarWest and have presented some of the techniques as a viable test methodology for some our small projects. I've received authorization to use these techniques on a recent "emergency" project that falls into the right category. If the project is successful, we'll expand to all small projects. I'm training my staff today and our PMs are pretty excited about this. Our staff is limited and in the past we might have (regretfully) had to tell them we didn't have the bandwidth to handle their project.
Our business lends itself well to a variety of methodologies and it really cranks me up when I can try something new. We do have some basic standards that must be fulfilled by all test efforts, but I've found that every technique can meet those basic documentation requirements if managed in the right way.
I'm going to post the results of our first time experiences and if we have some problems or rough spots, perhaps those of you with more experience with these processes can make some recommendations. If I find the results completely inadequate, I'll post our thoughts on those too. Testing begins on Jan. 6.
it was a very good session, notes here will be useful, so that we can share our experiences on it (I was there too) - I will also let Rob (the tutor) know, so he can check in.
Experience reports are good maybe it should also become a blog when Qaforums launches that part - or over on www.testingreflections.com till they do.
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