September 12th, 2014 by inflectra
by Art Trevethan
Stakeholders have to keep the clients happy...
Developers have to keep the stakeholders happy...
Managers have to keep the bean counters and stakeholders happy...
And QA has to serve them all.!
I have run into the wall a few times in my career. The wall between testers and everyone else. Not only have I run into it, I have had it dropped on my head on occasion. QA is the area that has to insure that everyone is happy at the same time.
All are wrong and dysfunctional.
When the organization understands the goals of each group, all of a sudden it just seems to fall in place, and everyone can get along:
Believe it or not, by understanding the motivation of the different involved parties, you can better address their needs.
Lets all just get along