Distributed Agile with Offshore Teams: Five Myths

I am writing this article to share five myths on adopting or implementing distributed agile in onsite-offshore model involving two or more locations and one or more organizations. Myth 1: Agile is for collocated teams only Other Forms: Agile does not work well in onsite-offshore model. You cannot succeed in agile projects with geographically distributed […]

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Does Agility Guarantee Faster Delivery?

‘Let us propose an agile based approach for this project. That will help us compress the schedule and include multiple releases. I don’t think waterfall approach is going to help in making a competitive proposal. We must deliver this project faster with high quality and competitive cost. In order to win, our approach has to […]

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Welcome to the 16th edition of QA: News!

Winter has started.  We are eagerly waiting for festivities and holidays.  Most of us are fond of visiting places that are mysterious, awesome and magnificent.  The Great Pyramid of Gaza, Taj Mahal, Machu Pichu, and the other wonders of the world are the most sought after tourist centers.  Some of us who decide not to […]

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Is it a bug worth reporting?

One of the primary pursuits of software testers is to verify if the application under test conforms to system specifications.  In this pursuit, testers create bug reports whenever test cases fail.  This is how the professional life or journey of a typical software tester starts.  At some instance in this journey a realization strikes.  It […]

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When tools destroy value

A week ago, during my morning walk I noticed a 4 feet long bamboo stick with a broken edge hanging from one of the mango trees.  This tree is one among the four mango trees of a household in a gated community on my walking track.  Considering the hundreds of full-size unripe mangoes, I could […]

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