While discussing the benefits of using Rational testing tools in their software delivery the customer popped the question: “Maybe a bit off-line, but what kind of tester do we need?”
I want to share the answer I gave to him.
Formerly “the test expert” was a employee who could talk to the customer, analyze the inputs, define approaches, document the test. This last one was probably done in a tool like Excel. Maybe he was also responsible for executing and reporting on it.
Things have changed. Agile is... [More]