Chapter 17

Designating Who, When, and Where

With many hundreds of tests to execute, EDW team leaders must expand their quality assurance plans to answer questions regarding “who,” “when,” and “where.” Agile development requires all team members participate in quality assurance, and the V-model allows leaders to match the author and consumer of specifications in order to identify who should write the test cases. Listing quality activities by iteration week allows leaders to organize validation work so that it meshes well with the changing demands placed on each team role occurring during each development iteration. A “build-type by environment” chart provides a way for leaders to identify how many testing areas they need and to explain to developers ...

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