Tag Archives: agile testing

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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Refinement as a quality enabler-lessons learned in an agile sales environment

I currently work as an Agile coach in a sales environment. A commercial environment differs from a general IT setting and applying agile in this volatile environment brings its own challenges. Fortunately, when you start translating these challenges to the … Continue reading

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Getting a Grip on your test maturity using ambition chart

Today I have given a presentation on the 16th QA&Testing conference on embedded systems. The presentation has the tittle: “Grip on your Test maturity using the Ambition chart”. The presentation was well received and many participants me for the slides. … Continue reading

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Practitest Webinar – When a Test Manager Makes a Difference

Yesterday I gave a Tutorial. The Tutorial was hosted by PractiTest and dealt with the changing role of the Test Manager. A lively topic, judging by the large number of participants. One advantage of a virtual presentation is that all 700 … Continue reading

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Testnet 20th anniversary: Two workshops at the same time

On Monday, May 15th the Dutch Test association (TestNet) will celebrate its 20th anniversary. Shakers and movers from the dutch test profession will contribute with sessions workshops that take place throughout the day. I am proud to say that I … Continue reading

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The testmanager as strategic quality advisor

In my latest article (published in the November Issue of Bits & Chips magazine) I write about the test challenges that we have in multi-team Agile projects. Testing in these projects is responsibility of the development teams, of course. But, … … Continue reading

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Integration testing at scaled agile projects

On 25 May the Software-Centric Systems Conference [SC]2 conference was held on the High-tech campus in Eindhoven. During this event I hosted an interactive session where we investigated the relationship between the lever of integration and the time to market. … Continue reading

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Agile in Europe, an overview for the Seoul Testing Conference

Last week I visited South Korea and gave a presentation on the SSTC. I was asked to give an overview of the way that we do Agile in Europe. Since Agile is not an out of the box approach, it … Continue reading

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Sharing my Agile Implementation experience

During yesterdays Software Quality Conference I shared some of my experiences with implementing Agile. Implementing agile seems a lot like learning to drive. At First, all effort goes into controlling the car. But soon you discover that anticipating the traffic … Continue reading

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Professional tester: Is somebody leaking information?

Huib Schoots called me yesterday with questions about my article. “What article?” I asked, “how do you know?” How did he get the information, I thought. How did he get to lay his hand on my draft article? I was … Continue reading

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