Quotes & Notes on “Leading Quality: How Great Leaders Deliver High-Quality Software and Accelerate Growth” by Ronald Cummings-John and Owais Peer

The book: Leading Quality: How Great Leaders Deliver High-Quality

Software and Accelerate Growth

The authors: Ronald Cummings-John & Owais Peer

Engineering and quality leaders do a good job of telling a technical story, such as explaining the testing activities and how they plan to optimize the development process. Unfortunately, most miss the other side of the story, the part that clearly shows how the work they do adds value to their customers and contributes toward business growth.

Similarly, some times the business doesn’t share with the engineering teams what its goals are in a clear manner.

The person in charge of leading quality inside a company can vary widely.

If the person leading quality is not high enough in the hierarchy of the company, this can lead to problems concerning quality.Read More »