Building Bridges

METHODOLOGY, SERVICES, STRATEGIC ENABLEMENT

Building Repeatable Integration to Deliver Greater Efficiencies

International Women’s Day

In a world where women experience bias on a daily basis, has anything changed? At the international Stockholm Gender Forum in April last year, data was presented that confirms bias. Here is one example:  Young men are seen as ‘Young and promising.’ Women, well, we’re...

Have you hit a transformation ceiling you can’t pass?

Organisations starting out may see impasse as transformation failure. Others, who may have seen some success, are not prepared to concede they have hit a ceiling and are therefore blind to further improvement. We think the cause of both is transformation sequencing?...

How to get consultants to play nicely together

With rigour and collaboration, the combined efforts of different firms can achieve greater results than single consultancies alone. Improving delivery practices requires a wholly capable team. But enterprises must often build teams from multiple, competing...

Testing Smart doesn’t always mean Shifting Left

At IntegrationQA (iQA), we are advocates of building quality in, rather than testing defects out. But working within constraints can sometimes lead to the optimum solution. If a client tells us that testing before pre-production is impossible, then we must usually...

What does DevOps really mean? part 1

The DevOps movement has produced many benefits in a short time: shorter lead times, greater intra-organizational communication, smaller feedback loops and more productive teams. It has also produced many myths and misconceptions. Here's a few that I've encountered...

About this blog

The focus of iQA’s blog – Building Bridges” is on breaking down the technical barriers between business analysts, solutions architects, developers and testers.

We believe that this is achieved by providing insight into the technical challenges and identifying the corresponding business risks associated with moving forward with technology.