“It’s impossible to run all these tests in the time we’ve got left!” – how many times have you said this phrase as tester? I know I’ve said it hundreds of times. But most times what we are lacking is not time but the flexibility needed to cope with project change. There are some basic […]
In my third post of “Five Testing Questions with” I have the honor of interviewing Lisa Crispin, co-author of “Agile Testing”, agile testing coach and practitioner. I think Lisa’s answers provide very concrete advice and insightful views on how to improve your work as a professional tester, regardless if you are working on an agile […]
Agile Testing is not really a methodology but an approach to managing the process and the approach of your testing team. As such, you can use it regardless of, or even in accordance with, any methodology used by your company to manage their overall project. Read this post to understand why every tester should actually […]
In addition to all my other tasks in PractiTest, I am a tester working and consulting on a number of Agile projects. In total I’ve been in testing for over 20 years and doing agile testing for close to 10 years. Here’s a fact some people tend to overlook, just like any other profession, to become an expert […]
Is there such a thing as Agile Testing? I’m not sure there is… You don’t need to work on an agile team to work and test based on an Agile Thinking mindset.
Yesterday I started providing short training sessions for agile programmers who need to learn how to test better. Would you trust a programmer to test your application? It’s like asking a Fox to guard the chicken-house, right? Well, sometimes you don’t have a choice, or you do but that choice is to release the application […]