All posts by: Vincent Pearson

Vincent Pearson
About Vincent Pearson

Consultant, Germany and UK, vpe@conscensia.com

Whilst being a possible solution to a major headache, going outside your geographic and cultural barriers doesn’t come risk free. Looked at from outside, there are numerous examples of this working well and many of the opposite. Competition amongst suppliers is high and this forces the industry to evolve better and more relevant delivery models. […]

Why QA?

December 8, 2017

We have a competence centre QA. Why? Because we are seeing compelling evidence that this aspect of the development process is underused. QA brings significant value in a number of ways. We have been monitoring its increased use into our teams. This is what we found.

90% or more of companies we talk to arrive on our doorstep with the solid conviction that they are the owners of a unique and unfathomable software legacy. Architecture is described as ‘interesting’, or ‘original’ or ‘highly creative’, the code base is not comprehensively documented. Of these 90%, I would say 90% are overestimating common […]