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Testing Is Not a Shared Service: How Testers Can Help Product Development

This is a guest posting by Johanna Rothman.

When managers believe testing is a service—or worse, a shared service—the product suffers. That’s because software development, especially agile software development, is about how the team learns as a team. Instead of thinking of testers as providing a service, learn how the testers can help managers think about product development instead of a project.

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