Forums for the Business Analyst

  Modern Analyst Forums  Business and Sy...  Requirements  how to build QA into the project
Previous Previous
Next Next
New Post 1/8/2013 2:53 AM
User is offline qwertyjjj
19 posts
9th Level Poster

how to build QA into the project 

We have a number of projects where we utilise developers and QA.

In a number of cases, QA (offshore) doesn't always fully understand the software so I feel it might be necessary for a BA to supplu them with test cases, scenarios, etc.

But how can they do the QA properly if they don;t understand the changes? How can they do the regression testing without understanding the entire data chain?

New Post 1/10/2013 4:31 AM
User is offline Lena
14 posts
10th Level Poster

Re: how to build QA into the project 


Ideally, each business requirement or a set of requirements related to a Product Use case should have a Fit Criterion, which is a measurement of the requirement to finally understand 

if the delivered solution meets the original requirement. These are what the testers normally use in their work along side creating test cases.

Is there a QA procedure in your organisation. Is it properly defined and documented as a process and it's interrelation with other processes?

If not, ask your BA to start his work.





New Post 1/10/2013 12:02 PM
User is offline dldelancey
61 posts
8th Level Poster

Re: how to build QA into the project 

Sounds like QA is getting involved too late in the SDLC.  Ideally, acceptance criteria for delivered requirements is developed before coding begins and involves the entire team (stakeholders, BA, coders, and QA).  Sadly, this often does not happen, and if the QA team is offshore I can see how it would be difficult.  Can you request that a QA resource be made available to you as you are producting requirements?

Previous Previous
Next Next
  Modern Analyst Forums  Business and Sy...  Requirements  how to build QA into the project

Community Blog - Latest Posts

Is Agile a reason to avoid documentation? I bet this question shows up again and again while working with product requirements. On one side, we have got long specifications, complicated diagrams, mystical technical design, too many prototypes and pretty obvious for engineers user guides (do we really need so much?). On the other side, can we actual...
The cloud-native application development has helped enterprises all around the globe reduce time-to-market, enhance performance, and develop agility and flexibility. Several enterprises are achieving these results by migrating their systems or traditional monolithic applications to the cloud. But to gain from the real benefits of cloud technology, ...
So you’ve found the perfect time and place to study and you’re ready to finally get some work done. You’ve pulled out your laptop, your textbook, and your notes, and four different highlighters. After five minutes of reading your textbook, you start zoning out and thinking about puppies. Then, you go on Tumblr and look at cut...


Upcoming Live Webinars


Copyright 2006-2022 by Modern Analyst Media LLC