The Ant and the Grasshopper – Application for product development

By |2010-09-01T23:51:54-04:00September 1, 2010|Agile, kanban|

I'm sure everyone is familiar with some version of the The Ant and the Grasshopper (or הצרצר_והנמלה) While talking to a Product Manager today, I was asked "How come we always end up without QA resources at the end of the version" and was reminded of this tale. Most projects behave like the Grasshopper. Focusing on Features like Summer is endless, building a QA debt through the project/release. When the Stabilization/End Game/Hardening time/Winter arrives, they find out they have a problem. [...]