Need for speed?

There is a widespread narrative that in software development, faster is better. Increasingly, organisations are looking to techniques and tools which allow them to increase the pace of delivery. But as businesses look for ways to rapidly respond to customers and accelerate development, what does this really mean for quality? As the frequency of delivery increases, what are the benefits and drawbacks for the people who matter – the human beings who the technology is intended to serve? … More Need for speed?

Investing in testing

Another week, another newsworthy IT failure. Last weekend, the UK bank TSB migrated its customer accounts to a platform belonging to its new parent company, Sabadell. The migration has led to days of chaos for the bank’s customers and staff, and some troubling times for executives who have struggled to get a grip on the … More Investing in testing