The QA role in Scrum is much more than just writing test cases and reporting bugs. In this article, Priyanka Hasija shares her experiences and the valuable lessons learned over the past 2 years while serving as a QA analyst on a Scrum team. She explains how QAs not only perform agile tests but also fill many other roles and responsibilities, earning them a place of importance on the team.
Recently, Agile Coach Michael Sahota has been exploring the impacts of organizational culture on Agile transformations. We caught up with Michael and asked him to answer a few questions for our readers.
We've been hearing about agile operations quite a bit lately. There have been some good talks, articles and a few lively debates. It has even been called the "secret sauce for startups". What about those of us who aren't in a startup or a Web 2.0 company? Is agile operations something that can really work inside a large, established enterprise?
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While the originators of the Agile Manifesto were led by the technology, the software community was in fact captured by the human aspects of the Agile Manifesto. 1
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