Not being part of any of the tech teams that had to work on healthcare.gov. Those poor guys…
But when prompted in questioning, they said that “end-to-end” testing of the system began unusually late for such a large and complex project.
Campbell and Andrew Slavitt of Optum/QSSI said integrated testing was conducted in just the final couple of weeks before the website’s launch date of Oct. 1
His company also said it is preferable to conduct final end-to-end testing months ahead of time.
“Ideally, integrated testing would have occurred well before,” Slavitt said.
I never really thought my degree (Bachelors in Political Science) & my job (QA Analyst) would ever collide like this…and man…I feel bad for everyone on this project.