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Discussion on: Dev to QA ratio

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ItsASine (Kayla) • Edited on

I answered the survey, but my company's policy is 2:1. New projects sometimes end up 3:1 or 4:1 as people are being shuffled around to accommodate the new project, but the goal is always 2:1. This sucks during downtime but works well when there's a lot of active feature development going on.

Companies that have spun out of mine tend more towards 3:1 to keep QA personnel costs low, which I think is more in line with standards in my city.

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Anders Author

Thanks, so that does seem roughly inline what we have going on at the moment then.