Posted August 1, 2003 in Business Agility & Software Engineering Excellence Cutter Benchmark Review
Some tasks are never completed no matter how much time we are given. Such is the case with software testing. "There is never enough time for testing," writes IBM's Vaughn Rokosz, "because the number of possible test cases is unimaginably large" . Rokosz is describing a Sisyphean dilemma well supported by a recent Cutter Consortium survey, which found that a lack of adequate time is the most common testing problem confronting software developers. In fact, all the other key testing problems revealed by the survey are related to this very same dilemma.