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Thursday, May 25 • 1:20pm - 2:20pm
Agile Testing Principles and Praxis

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Agile focuses on outcomes, not activities, with a goal of delivering value to our customers - both effectively (doing the right thing) and efficiently (doing it right). The lack of sufficient quality will hinder or hamstring our efforts, and may even doom our ability to deliver.

Quality is everyone’s responsibility. To help reveal the level of quality existent in the product at a given time, Agile teams need people with strong testing skills. On teams lacking sufficient pi-shaped people, this generally means people specialized in testing.

Testers don’t determine ‘quality’; the Product Owner (PO), business stakeholders, and customers do. Testers support the PO and stakeholders by helping everyone to understand and clarify acceptance criteria, and to understand and mitigate risk.

In this session we will discuss principles of Agile quality and testing, tools for gaining a shared understanding of the feature/story and for developing executable specifications that can be utilized for both development and testing, the test automation spectrum from unit tests through ATDD (Acceptance Test Driven Development), and exploratory testing.

Speakers
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Earl Everett

CEO, Advancing with Agile, LLC
Earl is the CEO of Advancing with Agile, LLC, providing Agile development consulting for teams, groups, and companies to begin or advance their Agile journeys. His first professional software experience was in 1971, and his first Agile experience was in 1974, when he began a 25... Read More →


Thursday May 25, 2017 1:20pm - 2:20pm
Room 3 & 4

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