We testers have a wind-up.
No, not wind-up as in wind us up and watch us go like a little Chihuahua nipping at the heels of software…
I’m talkin’ rear back on the haunches, LOAD UP, and DELIVER:
Except in my software testing mind I see it more like this:
My wind-up consists of:
- Gathering requirements
- Writing test cases
- Getting to know the application
- Setting up the test or automation framework
Once I wind up, the blow is…
That poor, poor, POOR piece of software. Let the defects flow like the river Nile.
But really, is it any one persons fault?
Marketing defined it as (notice its a little dark and hard to see):
Developers did their best with the shady requirements and time constraint:
And well, testers tend to deliver a smack-down and exposed the frightening truth:
Wind-up and deliver that blow Mike Erbes!