Quality in the Agile Space
Quality is a nonnegotiable value. Quality is about making the customer ever more successful and about delivering more business benefits than the invested commitment.
Quality is never an accident; it is always the result of high intention, sincere effort, intelligent direction, and skillful execution; it represents the wise choice of many alternatives.
William A. Foster
In this chapter, we address quality as an influence on the outcomes of agile projects. Many quality movements have come along over the years, but none have actually disappeared entirely. The best ideas have adapted and conformed to modern practice.
When we think of enterprise projects and quality, we are immediately drawn to a myriad of quality models: ...