I have been meditating since quite some time now. Meditation gives me peace of mind. It allows me to be more conscious and aware of things around me. Interestingly, I have experienced the benefits in Coaching & Mentoring, in Testing and also in Automation activities on Agile projects.

In this talk, I will be sharing how Meditation helped me in Testing on Agile projects - while working on various activities that help my team build a Quality product. I will also be sharing experiences of the way we approach certain testing activities - and how that correlates to the conscious mind, or not! These experiences can be applicable to any role on Agile projects.

PS: I will be referring to some Meditation techniques that work for me. This is not about any religion / faith / practice.


Outline/Structure of the Talk

  • What is Meditation? Why do we do it?
  • How does this correlate to Agile Projects?
    • We will look at various activities done by teams working on Agile Projects - and how that can relate with, or not, with a meditative approach!

Learning Outcome

- An interesting correlation between Meditation & Agile
- Meditation can help get better at observing things around you, hence - get better in any role
- Meditation helps in technical activities too (include Test Automation)
- How Testing helps me become more Meditative! It may help you (in your role) too!

Target Audience

All Roles



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