By Mike Bollinger, Global Vice President, Strategic Initiatives at Cornerstone
As we continue this fascinating series around Business Mindset 2030, in partnership with Peoplesmart, we bring you Sean Penistone (Former Head of L&D and Talent at Colt Technology Services) who discusses what he feels is a business mindset for the coming decade and what facets he predicts will have the biggest influence across the business.
Within part 2 of this discussion around ‘QA and Digital Transformation’ in partnership with a1qa, James Vignoles (Director of QA - Labs at Sophos Ltd), discusses what an optimised testing infrastructure looks like.
According to James, an optimised testing infrastructure needs to be easy and frictionless. There are 3 key areas that organisations need to look at:
Within a digitally competitive environment, IT systems and applications need to be as advanced, updated, and secure as possible. There is little room available for any delays. The main topic of discussion within the industry is the concern for organisations to balance quality and speed.
You are a leader taking on a new challenge and wish to hit the ground running to make an impact – and fast.
Many of us will be familiar with this situation and the challenges and opportunities it provides. Only very few organisations hire leaders in order to simply maintain the status quo. Often, there is an expectation that they will bring something different to the table and make an impact.