Managing Testing Resources: Five Suggestions for the Project Manager – Conclusion (#7 in the series Managing Testing Resources: Five Suggestions for the Project Manager)
By Cem Kaner and Johanna Rothman
As a project manager, you don’t have to know how to test and you probably don’t have the right (or reason) to micromanage the testing group. But this group does owe you services that are essential for the success of your project. You can and should hold the group accountable for those services (their quality and schedule) without interfering with the group’s work.
Original article can be found at: http://www.jrothman.com/Papers/Managingtestingresources.html
Johanna Rothman consults, speaks, and writes on managing high-technology product development. Johanna is the author of Manage It!’Your Guide to Modern Pragmatic Project Management’. She is the coauthor of the pragmatic Behind Closed Doors, Secrets of Great Management, and author of the highly acclaimed Hiring the Best Knowledge Workers, Techies & Nerds: The Secrets and Science of Hiring Technical People. And, Johanna is a host and session leader at the Amplifying Your Effectiveness (AYE) conference (http://www.ayeconference.com). You can see Johanna’s other writings at http://www.jrothman.com.