The Three Amigos is a collaborative technique in software development that involves three key roles: Business Analyst, Developer, and Tester. The technique is called “Three Amigos” because it involves a group of three people who collaborate to ensure that software requirements are well understood, implemented correctly, and tested thoroughly.
The Three Amigos technique typically involves the following steps:
- Business Analyst, Developer, and Tester gather together to review a user story or requirement.
- The Business Analyst explains the requirement to the other two team members, providing context and answering any questions.
- The Developer discusses the implementation details with the other two team members, including any technical challenges or constraints that may impact the implementation.
- The Tester discusses the testing approach with the other two team members, including any testing scenarios, test cases, or edge cases that should be considered.
- The Three Amigos discuss any potential issues or gaps in understanding, and collaborate to ensure that the requirement is well understood and implemented correctly.
The goal of the Three Amigos technique is to promote collaboration and communication between different roles in the software development team, and to ensure that requirements are well understood and implemented correctly. By involving representatives from each of the three key roles in the software development team, the Three Amigos technique can help to reduce misunderstandings and ensure that software is developed according to the requirements of the stakeholders.