A Remote Tester’s Perspective – The Challenges and Solutions

On October 27, 2011, Keith McIntosh presented “A Remote Tester’s Perspective: The Challenges and Solutions” at the Software Test Professionals Conference in Dallas, Texas.

Much has been written on the many challenges associated with remote testing locations whether they are onshore, nearshore or offshore.  The notion of utilizing remote testing teams may be a scary challenge or dismissed without consideration.  This is largely due to the distorted views projected by past examples of poor quality and communication barriers within remote testing projects.  Attending this session provided participants with insight into the world of a remote tester and the struggles and challenges that need to be overcome.

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About Keith McIntosh

With over 20 years of experience in all aspects of software quality assurance, testing and software development, Keith McIntosh has built PQA into a world-class software testing services firm and continues to shape its vision and culture. Keith is a founding board member of the New Brunswick Information Technology Council and a member of the Premier’s Advisory Council on Technology. Keith is also involved in mentoring and supporting start-ups via organizations like Launch36, 21inc, Wallace McCain Institute and Pond Deshpande Centre, along with investments such as Iona Software Solutions. https://ca.linkedin.com/pub/keith-mcintosh/1/2ba/638
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