QA Memes that Sum up 2021
Not really the year of Quality
These are the Six QA memes that pretty much sum up 2021.
Romantic Candlelight Dinner'
Working from Home means that you're always on the clock. There's nothing like getting a critical text message or phone call of an issue in Production.
December was looking quiet until the log4j issue blew up. Who knew that having logging could cause some vulnerabilities? Logging in Production used to be good, not anymore.
Using Jira doesn't make you agile
Where I work, Agile sprints are sometimes confused with Waterfall sprints. You can be productive using Agil, just make sure to stick with the program.
Modern Testing Meme
This year I learned a lot about Modern Testing and how it can help improve the sprint velocity of any team. Modern Testing moves the ownership of testing to Developers where QA focuses on Quality.
Stand Back "Back to the Future" - Testing in Production
Lots of testing in Production in 2021 - at least on various projects that I worked on this year. There's so much risk of testing code in Production - but sometimes you don't have that choice.
Going to QA
In 2021, getting code to QA is a big deal. Developers seemed to be confident that if it passed code review, it should have smooth sailing in QA. That wasn't always the case as QA tend to test functionality more than logic.
Send it to QA, what could possibly go wrong?