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How to motivate people to share testing tools?

The thing is that taking ownership of these new libraries is extra work for these people. How are they expected to handle this extra work? Are they allowed to postpone their other responsibilities ...
jesm00's user avatar
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4 votes

How to motivate people to share testing tools?

Some companies structure libraries and tools development the same as open-source projects do, as it seems like a proven practise. It is called InnerSource and used by PayPal for example. ...
Niels van Reijmersdal's user avatar
4 votes

How to introduce Agile to a waterfall company as a Tester?

Agile is known everywhere. Most folks know the terms and activities. That is your main challenge. What you see is not agile. but it is likely that the people involved are not ignorant about agile ...
Michael Durrant's user avatar
2 votes
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What are the key differences between the roles of Assistant Team Lead and Team Lead in Testing?

One assists the other and the other seems to have an assistant. I like Semaj's comment. It depends per company what these roles do and what their responsibilities are. During an interview it is a ...
Niels van Reijmersdal's user avatar
2 votes

How to introduce Agile to a waterfall company as a Tester?

Well you'd likely start by addressing the Manifesto, and trying to get the company behind some of these principles. And the values: Individuals and interactions over processes and tools Working ...
Mark Mayo's user avatar
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Is there a standard list of mutually exclusive project roles?

Unlike other engineering professions, there are few to none industry-wide agreed on standards in software and this includes roles. The document you're reading (who's doc btw?, what makes it seem ...
Michael Durrant's user avatar
1 vote

How to introduce Agile to a waterfall company as a Tester?

Solve a real problem using it. Any process has value in proportion to the value it adds by solving a real problem in a real team in a real project. How would you solve a real problem in your project ...
Vishal Aggarwal's user avatar
1 vote

How to motivate people to share testing tools?

Since the invention of money, it is easy to show appreciation. Manager certainly has discretionary bonus fund. Let him give away few hundred dollars bonus every quarter for best tool library, as ...
Peter M. - stands for Monica's user avatar
1 vote

How to motivate people to share testing tools?

The simplest way to encourage this is by coding standards for all teams. Those standards should include commenting that works with a documentation tool, such as javadoc or the XML Sandcastle style ...
Kate Paulk's user avatar
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1 vote

What are the key properties of a great QA team member?

There are many great characteristics required for a QA/tester. To me, communication is really important. Also, a team spirit is equally if not more important. Trying to prove oneself being smart or ...

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