Disciplined Agile Testing

There is a multitude of Agile testing techniques that are quite sophisticated. The DAD process can help guide your process of tailoring decisions. Agile developers are said to be quality infected, and disciplined agilists strive to validate their work to the best of their ability. As a result they are finding ways to bring testing and …

Ten Tips for Agile Testing

This article presents ten tips for Agile testing based on our experience. However, don’t expect to find the perfect test approach for your company or software project in this article. That is still something you will have to find out yourself! Several years ago I started as test manager on a J2EE project. The project …

Agile Methods and Software Testing

Agile methods were developed as a response to the issues that waterfall and V-model methodologies had with defining requirements and delivering a product that turned out to be not what the end user actually wanted and needed. From www.agiletesting.com.au A software tester’s role in traditional software development methodology, a.k.a waterfall & the V-model can be …

A Tester’s Perspective on Agile Projects

Agile is a philosophy focused on delivering constant value to customers incrementally and frequently, based on communication and feedback. These two ingredients are vital to a successful Agile recipe. Agile is no longer a buzzword or an unknown territory in the industry. Agile has progressed leaps and bounds the last few years and has matured to …

Agile Testing: Key Points for Unlearning

When quality assurance teams and management who have adopted Agile practices first put the ideas to work, they face a significant impediment in unlearning the traditional mind-set and practices that experience in traditional practices has instilled in them. “He who knows to unlearn, learns best.” — Anonymous The following are some of the key aspects …

Proposal for an Open Work Space

Agile stresses instant and easy communication and is built on teams working efficiently together. This necessitates an open work space environment. A characteristic of an effective team is a high level of collaboration, making the physical work environment an important factor. Cubicles should be eliminated in favor of an open work space in an effort …

Glossary – Agile Testing

Agile – Characterized by quickness, lightness, and ease of movement; nimble. Not necessarily characterized by fast speed. Agile software development is a software development practice based on iterative and incremental development where requirements and solutions evolve through collaboration between self-organizing, cross-functional teams. It promotes adaptive planning, evolutionary development and delivery, a time-boxed iterative approach, and …