What happens when a software development or test team’s manager preaches rigor in processes, but doesn’t make sure that team members do processes correctly? “Rigorous incompetence,” says veteran tester and author James Bach. In this video, shot at the recent Software Quality Engineering STARWEST Conference, he shares his views on managers who insist their teams look busy, but don’t ensure that they’re doing their jobs well.
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