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The Benefits of Agile: Redefining Success - Part 4

Posted by Renée Elizabeth Mineart on 1/09/2020

Today we welcome back our guest author Renee Mineart, for the final piece in her series on 'Redefining Success'. If you’ve just come across this series, I would encourage you to start at the beginning, so here are links to the previous posts:

Part 1: What to do when Version 1.0 hits the proverbial fan

Part 2: Hey, let’s Talk about how we Talk

Part 3: Don't be a Mob Boss: A Safe Environment for Failure

In this post, I’d like to delve into the heart of the topic and look at the benefits of Agile Testing and how to redefine and deliver a successful, failed project. 

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Topics: Benefits of Agile, softwaretesting, communication

Benefits of Agile for Testers

Posted by Adam Bardell on 23/04/2018

Aging principles
Within any software development team, testing involves investigation and analysis to identify product risks. Testers also provide information to stakeholders about the quality and complexity of testing so confidence levels are well understood. Depending on the methodology used, the success of a release may be largely based on the effectiveness of the test role.

In traditional methodologies, testers mainly contribute to delivery at the end of the process. If the testing phase only begins after analysis, design and implementation phases have been carried out, adapting to change becomes more difficult. Major issues found during this phase are usually so embedded, they are too risky to rework. If budgets and time pressures are a factor, it is always testing that suffers. Producing a high standard of testing becomes more and more challenging, and the blame culture starts to set in.

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Topics: Software Testing, Benefits of Agile

Five Benefits of Agile

Posted by The nFocus Team on 20/10/2016
Agile has been around long enough for most people to understand that by the pure iterative nature of Agile, that realising benefits and getting your product to market early brings great rewards, not just in reduced cost terms but also in time to market and market capitalisation. Being first to market can bring home the lion share of new customers or revenue.
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Topics: Software Testing, Benefits of Agile

5 Testing Tips To Get the Benefits of Agile

Posted by The nFocus Team on 15/09/2016

For years, good testers were urging their Project Managers to build plans that allowed them to test early and test often. Agile delivery forces that model and so problems can be found and remedied quicker, moving the project to faster completion. Involving testers in the entire project leads to a new level of synergy that can deliver software products with a high level of quality.

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Topics: Benefits of Agile

Benefits of Agile – Managing a Marketing Team using Scrum

Posted by Ryan James on 2/09/2016

As a multi-award winning software testing consultancy, nFocus live and breathe Agile. So much so that we decided to run our Marketing Team using Scrum. If you're interesting in learning about the benefits of adopting Agile from a testing perspective, check out this white paper instead. 

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Topics: Agile,, Scrum, Testing, Agile Test Strategy, Benefits of Agile

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