BJ Rollison Shares His Thoughts on the Testing Industry in Viet Nam

BJ Rollison, Software Test Architect for Microsoft, is planning to speak at the Viet Nam International Software Testing Automation Conference 2010 (VISTACON 2010) hosted by LogiGear Corporation from 20 – 22 September 2010. Mr. Rollison started working for Microsoft in 1994, becoming one of the leading experts of test architecture and execution at Microsoft. He …

Agile Test Development with Action Based Testing – by Hans Buwalda

Agile methods are becoming more and more popular and successful for developing IT systems. Typical properties of an Agile method, like Extreme Programming, involve continuous user involvement and emphasize on the testing role (‘Users’ may be the actual users of the system you are creating, customers, or business analysts who provide the requirements on behalf …

Testing in Agile Part 2 – Agile Is About People

If your Agile implementation is not about people, you’ve missed the boat! The most profound impact to becoming more Agile is happier teams! Agile manifesto Value #1: * Individuals and interactions over processes and tools Words like these do not show up in Waterfall or RUP SDLC process descriptions. Agile cannot get more basic than …

Testing in Agile Part 1 – Introduction to Agile

Testing in Agile Part 1 – INTRODUCTION TO AGILE In case you missed the first part of the series in our last magazine issue from Michael Hackett, Agile’s impact on software development teams is huge. For test teams it can be even more pronounced — and good, especially if your existing projects have been problematic.