Dedicated testing team: Quick and efficient start possible? Ivanna Kyryk QATestLab Program Manager © QATestLab. All rights reserved.
2 About me 5 years experience in management Experience in testing, marketing, sales, business development 15+ active projects Team of more than 20 members Like to travel and fond of learning something new © QATestLab. All rights reserved.
3 To create an effective and competitive product, companies have to ensure a quick project start including fast and resultative testing. QA activities is often handed over to a remote team. How to ensure an efficient start of a project in case of remote collaboration? © QATestLab. All rights reserved.
4 When to apply for dedicated QA team? • Exceeded time and fixed release date • Lack of testing resources or QA experience • No previous testing • Parallel development processes • Required double checking © QATestLab. All rights reserved.
5 How to start collaboration? 1 2 Workflow planning Vendor searching 4 3 5 Vendor informing Vendor selection Test assignment © QATestLab. All rights reserved.
6 Step 1. Workflow planning To select a proper vendor, specify the following aspects: Development stages Scope of work Development methodology Business model Available and required resources QA team size Project budget Testing type © QATestLab. All rights reserved.
7 Step 2. Vendor searching According to project specifics, available budget and testing purposes, companies can search for a QA vendor based on recommendations, advertisements, ranks or using freelance marketplace. © QATestLab. All rights reserved.
8 Step 3. Test assignment preparation In order to verify vendor's competence, a customer can set a small testing task with a time limit. Customer should pay attention to: Number of bugs Quality of bug reports Recommendations for improvement ? Number of asked question Quality of communication © QATestLab. All rights reserved.
9 Step 4. Vendor selection The analysis of a conducted testing task will help to select a proper vendor that will fully meet the project specifics and product requirements. Apart from that, time zone may influence a work efficiency. © QATestLab. All rights reserved.
10 Step 5. Vendor informing To ensure a quick start and smooth collaboration, companies provide a remote team with the project documentation including release notes, specs, test cases, etc. By holding a meeting with Project Leads, everyone will clearly understand the specifics of processes. © QATestLab. All rights reserved.
11 Specifics of Cooperation By establishing constant communication, specifying daily processes and integrating a remote QA team, customers ensure a flawless cooperation. © QATestLab. All rights reserved.
12 Despite being remote, a QA team ensures a quick and efficient start of a testing project as well as unbiased quality evaluation. © QATestLab. All rights reserved.
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