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A session at Whole Team Approach to Agile Testing

Tuesday 7th November, 2017

9:00am to 5:00pm (GMT)

Introduction into Agile and How Testing Fits

-Overview of Agile Terminology
-Agile Methods: What Does it Mean to a Tester
-SDLC - Introduce Agile Testing Activities and Approach
-Compare it to phase & gated
-What problems are we trying to solve?

Adapting to Agile - The Whole Team Approach

-The Whole Team Approach
-Ten principles for agile testers
-Roles and responsibilities
-Learning to collaborate
-Overcoming common obstacles
-Cultural Issues
-Transitioning Typical Processes
-Defect tracking
-Quality models

Release Planning

-Sizing and prioritizing stories - Visibility

Release Planning Simulation & Test Planning: Automation Needs

-Automation Needs
-Value of automation
-Common obstacles
-Evaluating Tools
-Using the Agile Testing Quadrants
-Vocabulary, Collaboration
-Tests that guide development, foundation for quality
-Tests to evaluate the product
-The Agile Testing Pyramid
-Whole Team Approach
-Test Plan Alternatives

The Iteration

-Iteration Planning
-Simplest thing first - steel thread
-Acceptance Tests - give an example using same story
-Task breakdown and estimating
-What to automate
-Coding & Testing
-Defect tracking
-Expanding tests
-The Demo


-We will work through an iteration simulation so that the students will have an opportunity to experience all we have talked about

Successful Delivery

-The End Game
-Release retrospective

Key Success Factors

-Summary: Seven Key Success Factors for Agile Testing

About the speaker

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Janet Gregory

Agile Coach and Process consultant at DragonFire Inc. bio from LinkedIn

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Time 9:00am5:00pm GMT

Date Tue 7th November 2017

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