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New Research: Data and Analytics Strategies Need More-Concrete Metrics of Success

by Andrew White  |  May 14, 2016

My colleague, Frank Buytendijk and others, just published this note: Data and Analytics Strategies Need More-Concrete Metrics of Success. "Better decision making" and "single version of the truth" no longer serve...

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Some Initial Test Organization Data

by Tom Murphy  |  September 21, 2012

I started a small survey a few weeks back to look at gaining a bit more quantitative information about testing organizations.  I have suspended the survey for now (and folded...

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Agile Program Management

by Tom Murphy  |  March 19, 2012

Saw a great presentation on Agile PM which is applicable to any organization trying to understand how to get to Enterprise Agile or to move beyond the baseline of Agile...

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Metrics, The Trap We All Fall Into

by Tom Murphy  |  June 8, 2010

A lot of the calls I take focus on metrics for the QA team.  How many testers per developer, how many hours of testing, how many defects, etc.  Unfortunately many...

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Test COE == ROI?

by Tom Murphy  |  April 4, 2010

A common question currently is something along these lines: "If we shift to a Testing COE, what will be the ROI?"  This is understandable given two primary related drivers: Testing...

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by Tom Murphy  |  September 16, 2008

I will use this space to point to interesting new developments and research in the software quality assurance and testing area as well as covering general AD and Agile topics. ...

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