Quality Assurance and Project Management:



December 26, 2011  7:15 PM

Can a Tester be Called Anti Coder

Posted by: Jaideep Khanduja
code, coder, coding, developer, programmer, tester, testing

Shall we treat tester as a code destroyer? If on one hand a developer develops a code, a tester always tries to find out the holes in the pot. That is where a conflict on personal level originates when a programmer or coder takes it too personal by getting faults being found out in the code written...

January 5, 2010  12:08 PM

An orthodox software project scenario

Posted by: Jaideep Khanduja
Bug, coder, coding, developer, Development, project management, software, Software Project, tester, testing

In most of the orthodox software project scenarios software testing is a late entry. Mostly testing starts when the coding is finished. The concept of complete code testing prevails where the testers are assumed to conduct testing on the product once it is...

December 7, 2009  10:00 AM

Eight Goal Settings for Software Developers

Posted by: Jaideep Khanduja
coder, coding, developer, Development, goal setting, Project, software, tester, testing

As discussed in previous post, goal setting is a chain reaction. Goal setting by one will definitely force another to set their goal as it is obvious to happen in a team. Project management is a team effort. Like in football, a pass by center to forward enables him to shoot a...

October 14, 2009  10:00 AM

20 gems for project managers

Posted by: Jaideep Khanduja
Bug, bug report, coder, coding, developer, Development, programmer, programming, project manager, quality, quality control, software, Software Project, technical knowledge, tester, testing

1. A project manager is always right 2. Quality is seriously maintained by developers while developing software 3. A separate set of people (quality control or testers) is not required to take care of the software produced or developed 4. Testers don’t do any substantial value addition in...

September 23, 2009  10:00 AM

Quality of documents says it all about the health of the project

Posted by: Jaideep Khanduja
business analyst, coder, programmer, project management, project manager, quality, Software Project, tester

A software project has to undergo various stages before reaching the final stage of customer sign off. At each stage of the project there are certain set of documents that are maintained by the project team for internal or external purposes. These documents are prepared by various team members...

September 22, 2009  10:00 AM

Why is Change opposed?

Posted by: Jaideep Khanduja
change management, coder, programmer, project management, project manager, tester

A coder or programmer when told that he is not writing his code, by way of presenting him with a list of bugs, he is being told to CHANGE. A tester when is told by his superior that he lacks business depth for testing the product, he is being told to CHANGE. A project manger when told that he...

February 11, 2009  11:04 AM

Project Management – Tasks vs. Milestones

Posted by: Jaideep Khanduja
coder, coding, developer, Development, PM, programmer, programming, project completion, Project Development, project management, project manager, project milestone, project progress, project task, Software Project, software team, technical

A new project is always divided into small tasks and based on the resources available, the task(s) are allocated to individuals by the project manager (PM). A simple metrics is important to follow to monitor (and manger) the completion of tasks and thereby figuring out at any moment of time – the...

February 9, 2009  9:55 AM

Mr. PM, what metrics you use for measuring “Task Completion”

Posted by: Jaideep Khanduja
coder, coding, developer, Development, PM, programmer, programming, project completion, project management, project manager, project metrics, project progress, Project Status, project task, Software Project

It is not important what metrics you (the project manager) use, because unless and until you understand the meaning of “task” and “task completion”, you can’t get into the mode of monitoring and measuring it. The progress (or completion) project as a whole is measurable only if it is...


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