Team Structure and Expansion Paths
As a test architect you are often in a position to take a decision re the test team structure and its planned expansion paths. There are various questions that should be considered:
How big should the testing team be?
What should be the ratio of manual vs automation testers?
Which roles should the team have?
Considerations in shift left – who should the testing team report into? should the RnD programmers also create tests?
Managing test teams in hybrid environment – how to handle infrastructure and work prioritisation?
Test configuration manager as a centralised role – nice to have or a must?
In this article we will uncover some of the main considerations and proposed strategies you can take as a test architecht.