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Vernon Richards | Quality Coach

Vernon Richards | Quality Coach

November 12, 2022

A Question I’ve Been Asking Myself Lately (And Why)

I spend a lot of my time thinking about quality coaching, testing and agile.

But lately, one question I've been asking myself is this:

Why are QEs and testers still justifying their existence in 2022?

I'm interested in this for a few reasons:

  • If we can solve it, we can put our energy to use elsewhere.

  • I fear people will be driven away from testing.

  • During recessions, QEs are often first on the chopping block.

To wrestle with this question, I am researching glue work, diving deeper into the so-called "quiet quitting" phenomena, and understanding how leaders equip quality engineers and quality coaches for success and set expectations with their teammates.

But I think it'll be a while before I come to a solid conclusion.

I'll keep you all posted!