Testing [is] Dead? Do I now cease to exist?

There has been a lot of buzz around how the role of the Tester is changing in light of a more responsive & flexible development process (“Agile”, if you will)

The GTAC headline of “Test is Dead” is attention grabbing, but when you listen to views being discussed, they don’t actually say there is no future testing, only that its perspective has shifted. Unfortunately, some people don’t read past than the headline…

Nor is this a new concept for 2011 – the role of the Tester has gradually been shifting since the introduction of different approaches to programming, such as Test Driven Development.

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