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Six Ways Tool Integration Dramatically Improves Test Management Processes and QA

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Now, I got no fight with any man who does what he’s told, but when he don’t, the machine breaks down. And when the machine breaks down, we break down. And I ain’t gonna allow that in any of you. Not one. — Sgt Barnes, Platoon (1986) In our world of software delivery, machine breakdowns include tools and systems not integrating and interoperating, people not communicating, and the resultant defects that occur in the application under test. And the reality is that we do face communication breakdowns that impact the productivity and quality of everything we create. We assume that …

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Six Ways Value Stream Tool Integration Can Improve Your Software Quality

In Test Management, Tool integration, Value Stream Automation by Soumya MenonLeave a Comment

Testing and quality assurance (QA) in software delivery has never been easy for any enterprise. QA teams need traceability and visibility into requirements as they are being created. The lack of which leads to siloed processes, disparate systems, non-alignment to customer requirements and business goals, delayed product releases, poor customer support and service, and even defects going into production — all affecting the quality of the software. Fortunately, when lean approaches like Value Stream Management (VSM) are implemented, teams can eliminate manual handoffs via emails, spreadsheets, and meetings. They can also implement techniques, such as automation, that enable information to …