From the blog "Programming Lore"

There is this beautiful story about testing. I think the moral of the story is that if you do something really well, and people get recognition for doing that, it can become an inspiration to excell. The credit here should not just go to The Black Team, but also to management that allowed this to develop into such a "thing". When I was establishing a testing team at my previous employer I started off by sending this story to each of the hand-picked members. They felt like programming w