SWTC Brighton - Testing In Agile


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What is Agile?

  • A chance to Retro
  • An Approach
  • Scrum
  • Tool Box Of Techniques
  • Incremental
  • Iterate
  • Story Points
  • Group Effort
  • Small Teams
  • Show & Tell - Demo
  • Multi - Disciplinary Teams

Goals of Agile

  • Flexibility
  • Change Flow of Work when needed.
  • Fast Feedback
  • Speedy Delivery
  • Fail Fast & Learn From It
  • MVP (Minimum Viable Product)
  • POC (Proof Of Concept)

Challenges of Agile

  • Some ceremonies are dropped off due to time
  • Estimations
  • Miss the big picture
  • Speed - Pressure to deliver
  • Extra Meetings
  • Iterative - Hard to break tasks down
  • The thought of having to abide by the Agile process 100%
  • Communication across Scrum teams in the business
  • Continuous Integration
  • Regression Testing
  • Testing left to the end
  • Cutting Corners

Attendees Experience

  • Can be chaotic (In the begining)
  • Power in “our” hands
  • Autonomy
  • Spikes as Learning
  • Swarm for testing tasks

Links

Agile Manifesto
INVEST Mnemonic
Testing Quadrants
Agile Testing
Theory of Constraints
One Page Test Plan