Let’s face it. Some folks would rather have teeth pulled than be a test manager. A test manager needs to be a manager of people, a communicator, a strategist, a diplomat, a planner, a consultant, a scheduler, an advocate—and a crystal ball gazer. So how can we cover all of these requirements and be effective at each one? Geoff Horne believes the key is to recognize the three main facets of test management: determining the test architecture, and establishing and managing the governance processes around it; strategizing and planning testing to ensure it remains on schedule, and reporting on...Learn More
Geoff Horne has an extensive background in test program and project directorship, and management, architecture, and general consulting. In New Zealand Geoff established and ran ISQA as a testing consultancy, which grew to enjoy an international clientele covering not only NZ but also Australia, the United States, and the United Kingdom. Since 2007, he has undertaken senior test management roles across a number of diverse industry sectors in NZ and Australia, and launched the NZTester magazine, operating as both editor and publisher.