The 24th Testing Retreat was Awesome

The Testing Retreat is an international peer conference that aims to discuss relevant test topics and inspire its participants. During this 24th edition we had 13 participants from the Netherlands, UK, Belgium, Poland, Denmark and even the USA. During normal conferences there is mostly little time to have the in-dept sessions of the kind that the retreat hosts. This weekend we gathered in Friesland to discuss:

  • The role of the tester in Agile development
  • Scaling agile and the the place of the test manager
  • Feedback driven testing
  • DevOps and Testing
  • Test automation research
  • Metamorphic testing in non determinant systems
  • Updating the 2012 Mapa Testi

During the breaks dinner and time-of moments we discussed a lot of different topics as well. It was a very nice, inspiring weekend, that I trust enables participant to improve their value as test professional and to see developments in right perspective. I am already looking forward for next year’s edition, which will be the 25th edition.

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