Which of the following is a risk of outsourced testing that might not apply to distributed testing?
A. Selection of an improper test partner B. Communication problems created by time zone differences C. Insufficient skills in some of the test team members D. Inconsistent test processes across the testing locations
Selection of an improper test partner is a risk of outsourced testing that might not apply to distributed testing. Be sure to ask a prospective vendor what unique intellectual property and best practices it can bring to your project. You will want a team that has done it before and distilled its years of experience and success in completing projects into a set of best practices, accelerators, methodologies, and tool kits. Having these assets will help accelerate your quality efforts and reduce time to market.