Agile Testing: Guiding Principles and Enabling Practices
Despite the belief that a shared context and collaboration drives quality, too often, software testers and quality professionals struggle to find their place within today's integrated agile teams. This session is a practitioner’s view of testing and testing practices within an iterative/incremental development environment. We will begin with a discussion of some of the challenges of testing within an agile environment and delve into the guiding principles of Agile Testing and key enabling practices. Agile Testing necessitates a change in mindset, and it is as much, if not more, about behavior, as it is about skills and tooling, all of which will be explored.
Outline/Structure of the Talk
Testing challenges in an Agile Environment
Agile Testing vs. Traditional Testing
Agile Testing Mindset
- Principles of Agile Testing
- Enabling practices
- Moving Quality upstream
- Shifting role of QA & implications
- Requirements Elicitation & Modern Acceptance Criteria model
Multi-level Test Automation
- Automation Pyramid
- Contrasting traditional testing with agile testing
- Principles and practices of agile testing
- Specification by Example – helping the team produce testable code
- Multi-level test automation
Testers, Analysts, Developers, Managers
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