Mark J. Balbes, Ph.D., Vice President of Architecture at Asynchrony Solutions, wrote an article for Application Development Trends online describing the role of QA on an agile team is much greater than that, elevating the QA engineer to a god among men.
In the retrospective, the team was discussing the imminent loss of their QA engineer to another project. We were discussing how we could fill the role, given that he was not going to be replaced by an outside person. One of the other team members suggested that the departing QA engineer describe his role on the team so that we could identify who would be the best fit.
Read Mark’s full article “True Quality Assurance in an Agile World” on adtmag.com.