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Re: Industry should learn from this innovative approach

I've been on a project for about 13 months now (as a developer). We now have a (delayed!) go live in 3 weeks time. We've had at least 5 new requirements pushed through in the last week alone (some of which the client must have knows about months ago!). One of the requirements fundamentally makes change in their business process, which means a complete change in some of the current business logic we have in the software we've developed.

Whilst the software changes themselves are not actually that hard, it's turned into a nightmare for the test team, as they'd developed a full suite of automated tests to cover both the technical, and business processes, and about 50% of these tests won't work once the new release is ready some time late next week. Joy...

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