There is an interesting thread on JoelOnSoftware on the subject. Here’s my follow-up question for you: What is a test architect, and do we need them? Or, perhaps more meaningful: What kind of problems can a ‘test architect’ solve? What kinds of problems would that role introduce? If we had one, what would he do?
Long-Time readers of Creative Chaos know that I am a bit frazzelled by the term “Software Architect.” I don’t think it means anything. Or, perhaps, to put it another way: Perhaps it means everything? The confusion of the word reminds me of the confusion over the term testing, which reminds me of Brett Pettichord’s Four […]
There’s been some great discussion on software-testing yahoo group lately. Here’s the latest post, by Jeff Fry, quoting myself and Ben Simo: Ben Simo wrote:I view the all-too-common resume claims like “full understanding of the SDLC” to be a sign of a lack of experience. Matt Heusser Replies:(huge, error-prone heuristic warning here) I find that […]