There are frequently questions across the various slack channels along the lines of:
“I have a meeting with my boss tomorrow to discuss the goals of the QA/Test department. I don’t know how to approach this meeting or what to say, can anyone help?”
The most recent of these, the person asking was the sole tester for the company. They felt as if they had been winging it so far and doing both manual and automation work. They were confused about how to prepare for the meeting and what goals to set.
Let’s start with that situation, what suggestions would you give this person?
If the person asking was from a company with a larger testing team, would you modify the advice given?