Making Test Plans

“In preparing for battle I have always found that plans are useless, but planning is indispensable.” – Dwight D. Eisenhower

This seems like one of the most obvious parts for testing in QA.  After all, it’s our artifact in Agile and the testing process. Believe it or not, I still see this fundamental lost in testing teams. Why is that? Why do we need test plan anyways?

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An Introduction to Kanban

Kanban Board

Introduction

Software development is an industry that is always changing and reimagining itself, be it through disruptors in the Silicon Valley, startups in Colorado, or dreamers working from their home computers.  The software industry is always in flux. Often, when a company looks to move from a traditional project planning release cycle to an Agile one, they immediately think of Scrum. This is natural as it is a buzzword, a word that is used in conversations without much discussion around it. As a result many individuals confuse Agile with a method. Surprisingly many business are looking for Agile Kanban, a process to push completed code out quickly, without the overhead of Scrum. 

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