Testing roles are shifting

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New ways of delivering software and solutions challenge existing perceptions of what roles and activities testers and test managers have. Some are getting more into development others into people skills. Sometimes forcefully, other times as part of self-organizing teams.

This post is a link collection for the talk: Testing roles are shifting, but where to? for the Ministry of Testing Meetup Copenhagen chapter, march 2017.

Introduction

Shift Left:

Shift Right:

Shift Coach

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Innovation is about the unknown – deal with it

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Innovation and software testing is about the unknown – deal with it!

The Biggest Obstacle to Innovation? You. | May 11, 2012 | HBR blogs by Leonard A. Schlesinger, Charles F. Kiefer, and Paul B. Brown ]

when you are leading innovation, the world is anything but predictable. You are creating something that has never existed before and so you simply don’t know how the world is going to react. By definition, innovation deals with the unknown.

And that’s why you are the biggest problem when it comes to innovation. If you keep using prediction reasoning in situations that are simply not predictable, you’re bound to be disappointed and frustrated.

You need a different way of thinking. 

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