Ulf Eriksson is one of the founders of ReQtest, an online bug tracking software developed in Sweden. Ulf’s goal is to make life easier for everyone involved in testing and requirements management. As product owner, he strives to make ReQtest easy and logical for anyone to use. The author of a number of white papers and articles, mostly on the world of software testing, Ulf is also slaving over a book, which will be compendium of his experiences in the industry.
Testing may not be the most glamorous job in the software world, but it plays an essential role in creating functional software. This article busts some myths that have been perpetuated about testing and shows how testing is not only very useful but also something worth being passionate about.
In timeboxing, you predetermine the maximum time allowed to get tasks done. You determine the launch deadline when you start the sprint or iteration, and everyone works toward that date. It can keep your project focused and on track. Is this method for you? Read on for advantages and disadvantages.