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Should Developers Own Quality? Pros and Cons of Developer Testing

Most developer testing strategies require developers to pull double-duty, juggling both writing code and testing it. Although adding testing tools and procedures to developer processes can increase code quality and ownership, it slows down productivity significantly.

How do organizations empower their developers to own quality without creating distractions that take them away from building and releasing innovative, new features?

In this webinar, we’ll cover:
1. Trade-offs to consider between standalone vs. embedded QA teams
2. How a developer-owned QA team can effectively collaborate on testing ownership and code quality
3. Tools and setups that enable individual developers to manage their QA processes end-to-end
Recorded May 15 2018 44 mins
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