Standards Not (just) Measurement

To complete our trilogy we need to discuss Standards Not (just) Measurement. While Measurement is generally resisted for fear that it will be used for Personal Performance Reviews, there are organisations that Measure everything but then do nothing with the...

Measurements Not (just) Process

Last week we talked about having a Process to achieve a Standard. This week we wanted to add the concept of Measurement and start with a quote from Tom DeMarco. “If you don’t measure, then you’re left with one reason to believe you are still in...

Process Not (just) Standards

Many consultants will provide the Standards (what needs to be done) but not the process to be followed. People have their list or toolbox of of standards that they apply in every engagement. At the end a report is provided saying what standards need to be achieved but...

Regression Testing (not as scary as it may sound)

Recently a talk was given at a local association and clearly the presenter felt a need to be dramatic (at the very least). The initial statement was that Regression Testing was bad now and would only get worse. Under two current methodologies (listed below) that is...