Author Archives: derkjandegrood

EuroSTAR program announced

EuroSTAR, one of the leading conferences on software quality in Europe has announced the program for their 2018 edition. EuroSTAR will be held in the Netherlands starting 12 november. What a great line-up of speakers this year’s edition will hold. … Continue reading

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Verankering in organisatie cruciaal voor welslagen Agile

For Bits&Chips magazine I wrote an article about successful agile adoptions. In the article I state that embedding the agile processes and mind-set in the rest of the organization is crucial for its success. I refer to Jeff Sutherland’s Aggressive … Continue reading

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Scaling Agile – a workshop to get to know the frameworks

Last Monday we organised an interactive session about scaling agile. During this session we compared some of the scaling agile frameworks and we discuss the challenges that we encounter when we scale up our agile. What problems are introduced when … Continue reading

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TestingUy – My first visit to Uruguay!

The TestingUy event exists at the initiative of a group of passionate about testing, wanting to create a meeting space where they can share experiences and knowledge on the subject. I am proud to be invited to this years edition. More details … Continue reading

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BCN Software Evening – Barcelona

I am thrilled to announce I’ll be speaking at the BCN Software Evening. Altran Spain is organizing this event for Software Professionals who wish to network together and to watch engaging and entertaining talks given by industry experts while having fun. … Continue reading

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Scaling Agile Interactive Session

I am proud to announce that we will host an interactive session at Valori. On Monday 9 April we’ll compare three scaling agile frameworks. Together we’ll discuss the challenges that we encounter when we scale up our agile. What problems are … Continue reading

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Mobile Testing Mindmap

Today I got a nice mail from a reader of my blog. The mail referred to a previous blog on mobile testing. In this blog I refer to a presentation I gave on the a conference of the Den Norske … Continue reading

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Masterclass Agile Testing

These are the slides of the masterclass I gave 24-1-2018 at the Barcelona Test Academy. Using an assessment we started a discussion about what it takes to be an agile tester. It was valued by many of the participants as … Continue reading

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State of Testing 2018 – A valuable Survey

  For the 5th time, Practitest and TeaTime with Testers launch the State of testing survey. The State of Testing 2018 seeks to identify the existing characteristics, practices, and challenges facing the testing community in hopes to shed light and provoke a fruitful … Continue reading

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Call for Papers open: QA&Test conference Bilbao

QA&TEST  is  a Software Testing and Quality Assurance conference with a focus on high-tech and embedded systems. It brings together professionals and experts from different sectors such as: Railways, Aeronautics, Medical Systems, Electronic Devices, Banking, Insurance or Telecommunications. It’s a … Continue reading

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Improving with the POPCORN flow by Claudio Peronne

At the Agile Testing days I spoke with Claudio Peronne about his keynote on the POPCORN FLOW method. Claudio developed a workflow and team improvement method that is based upon a few principles. High-over it combines the identification of Problems, … Continue reading

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Scaling agile @Testnet

17 January TestNet (the Dutch Test Association) another theme-event. This evening will focus on scaling Agile and will host various sessions. Han Duisterwinkel will talk about scaling frameworks and explains how these do (or lack to) address hybrid agile and … Continue reading

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What makes the Agile tester….

In January I will host a session at the Spanish Test academy in Barcelona. On the program you’ll find sessions on exploratory testing, continues testing, working with Docker and Cucumber and many more. I will host a session on agile testing. … Continue reading

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The Little Book of Testing Wisdom

Finally I got hold of my own copy of the little book of testing wisdom. I wrote chapter 2 of the book, but didn’t get to see it, until it was delivered to my home last week.  The book is a … Continue reading

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Agile Testing Days -Trends and future in testing 2017

Today I gave a presentation at the Agile Testing Days. The room was packed and we talked about the way the testing profession in evolving. 5 years ago the Dutch Test Association published a book that described the changes in … Continue reading

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