APM Competence Framework OR how to understand the capabilities of Your testing team.
Company success is based on qualified Specialists.
Imagine your testing department consists of 200 professionals. However, teams are diverted as all specialists have a different qualification and specialization. Questions to ask - What specialist within one and the same position must be determined on a project? How to understand that his competence is enough? How well the employee will perform their duties? How can we measure this? How to determine the level of development of a specialist? Grow or deteriorate? Classic professional development evaluation is not much helpful in this case. A catalog of competence based on APM competence framework provides a good decision for this problem. During the presentation I will demonstrate specific examples of professional competencies and their indicators, as well as talk about their application on the example of one of the projects.
CPE - funny firefighter or one-man band?
Who is the CPE (chief project engineer)?Black cloak savior, stern lumberjack, funny firefighter or one-man band? On each project, he can take on different guises,it all depends on the circumstances and problems to be solved. Let's go back to basics and will understand why they are there and how can help? CPE-a specialist who knows and understands the processes of testing, software development, has good technical and communication skills. It helps to prepare an assessment of the upcoming project to audit the various projects,to understand what the problem is in the present and the future that you may receive.CPE helps build the testing process. And also when using team building practices to avoid rotation of personnel in the middle of testing. Do not forget about the stress, often at the same time in the supervision of the project is at least 2.But acquired tremendous experience not be replaced by anything.Abroad is an analogue named Chief Technical Officer(CTO),a much better analogy.