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While reviewing their software testing initiatives, many organisations make statements about being "a Software Testing Centre of Excellence". But what does that actually mean? What is 'excellence' in software testing? What is required to be a centre for excellence? What team structures, what roles and activities are to undertaken? How do organisations get from where they are to attain the lofty goal of 'excellence'? A Centre of Excellence (COE) focuses on refining the skills and delivery, and continuously adopting best practice, so that they can delivery the customer highly-valued outcomes in the most efficient and effective way that they are capable of. It is a constant drive to improve value, efficiency and effectiveness. This one-day workshop provides a comprehensive overview of the drivers, activities and issues that you have to consider to establish a COE for Software Testing. By focusing on a Software Testing COE, we are saying that we will deliver value to our customers (e.g. acquirers, developers, etc.), but we will do this using the most effective and efficient mechanisms we are capable of, such as:the workshop we will deliver value to our customers (e.g. acquirers, developers, etc.), but we will do this using the most effective and efficient mechanisms we are capable of, such as:
At the end of this course, you will be able to:
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Strengths and weaknesses of current structures Vision of the future structure Options for change
Options Evolution pathway Where it sits in the company
Day-to-day testing requirements Best practices The need for R&D and continuous improvement
Back-office versus front-office
Competency Test Assets Tools & Technology Processes and Standards Capabilities and Improvement
Demand Management Resource utilisation Managing staff resources: permanents, contractors, alliance partners Managing environment and technology resources (pooled technology) Strategy & Governance Customer Service
What is customer service The account manager The practice manager
Change management Engaging stakeholders The strategic plan Costing: changing versus running The business case
This course is best suited to testing managers and key stakeholders in the software quality process. For example, those responsible for setting strategy, establishing team structures, and defining best-practice, and to those that are held accountable for quality outcomes of the software products.
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Deliverable material for this course includes:
For all courses, but particularly PC-based courses, students are encouraged bring their own USB drive to save worked solutions and/or additional reference material.
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