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From:
Ian Tynan
Date:
December 12, 2006 09:48
Subject:
RE: How do you tell a business-minded company that they need a QA tier and staff?
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"what else do you know is sold, released etc.. without being tested?"
"how do we know it works properly, if we do not test it?" - it will cost
a lot more to fix after release than to test before....

Ian Tynan
Sr. IT Recruitment Consultant since 1995
IT Contract Division
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ian@pinpoint.jobs

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-----Original Message-----
From: Adrian Howard [mailto:adrianh@quietstars.com]
Sent: Tuesday, December 12, 2006 8:18 AM
To: L-Perl-Jobs-Discuss
Subject: Re: How do you tell a business-minded company that they need a
QA tier and staff?


On 11 Dec 2006, at 20:09, Andy Lester wrote:

>
> On Dec 11, 2006, at 2:08 PM, Andrew Brosnan wrote:
>
>> I suggest a sit down with management that focuses on what *they* want
>> and need, as much as what the IT staff needs. Sounds like you may 
>> have
>> done that, but when you say 'screaming to deaf ears', I've never 
>> found
>> that approach very successful.
>
> I would also suggest that you pick ONE thing that can be done NOW, 
> and do it, without management being aware of it.

Yup. JFDI is a terribly effective technique for process improvement.

Adrian








 
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