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Some Initial Test Organization Data

by Thomas Murphy  |  September 21, 2012  |  2 Comments

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 it into the survey we are running with the Integrated Quality Suites MQ reference customers).  While we need to do more digging here and strengthen the data set with the input from the reference customers, I thought I would share a couple response charts as food for thought.

First the Tester to Developer ratio.  This falls about where we expected though I am sure in a broader market there are more people that would fall in the malpractice areas of 1:10 or 1:20.

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And organization style

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Thomas E. Murphy
Research Director
15 years at Gartner
33 years IT industry

Thomas Murphy is a research director with Gartner, where he is part of the Application Strategies and Governance group. Mr. Murphy has more than 33 years of experience in IT as a developer, product manager, technical editor and industry analyst. Read Full Bio


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