Test Environment Management - The Balance of Control & Agility

"Significant enterprise demand and reliance on integrated test environments up to 30-40 % of testing time is often lost in environment related issues significant improvements can be achieved by implementing basic ‘ITIL” practices to improve availability as test environment processes are often informal compared to Production.

A dedicated Test Environment Management capability should be considered as a means for implementing process improvements and taking accountability to increase availability and maintain “production-likeness” of your test environments.

The effective management and accountability for process improvement benefits realisation can result in large savings for the project portfolio".


Source: http://www.anztb.org


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