Podcast Episode 95 – Do We Need Managers?

Thank you for joining the Testing Peers for another episode. On this one, Chris, David, Simon and Russell discuss the role of the manager and whether we still need them.

Before jumping in, David asks the peers what things they can’t live without, we have answers from people, the internet, books and coffee machines.

Simon starts the main conversation of whether we could live without managers. Of course, context is key here, every company is different and the needs for a Test Manager or manager in general can be varied. Has the role evolved? Have companies and people evolved with it?

Simon mentions a blog post he wrote a few years ago and that a lot of what was written then, is still relevant now.

Has the role changed? What do you think?

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