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This track will help participants understand how they can fit traditional test practices into an Agile environment as well as explore real-world examples of testing projects and teams in varying degrees of Agile adoption.

What’s Bugging You About Testing (Round Table)

This engaging and interactive discussion will focus on things you, testers, struggle with in your everyday environment. Come armed with the frustrations you face as you try to help your organizations deliver high quality solutions. Bring also the tips and tricks you’ve found to be effective so that you can share your ideas with others […]

Performance Testing in Agile Contexts

Development and deployment contexts have changed considerably over the last decade. The discipline of performance testing has had difficulty keeping up with modern testing principles and software development and deployment processes. Most people still see performance testing as a single experiment, run against a completely assembled, code-frozen, production-resourced system, with the “accuracy” of simulation and […]

ACCelerate Your Agile Test Planning (Extended Session)

One of the most pervasive questions I’m asked by people testing within an agile environment is how to perform test planning when you’ve only got two weeks for a sprint – and you’re usually asked to start before specifications and other work is solidified. This session explores one of the most effective tools I’ve used […]

Performance Testing Rules of Thumb

Rules of Thumb are experience-based shortcuts used to quickly solve a problem or make a decision. We use them all the time to reach “good enough” with minimal effort, and conserve our attention and energy for less familiar, more demanding tasks. Performance testing involves a very high degree of complexity in design, execution, and analysis. […]

Continuous Delivery Without Automation

All organizations aspiring to become agile don’t have a significant level of automated checks available. Deciding to start adding automation on top of legacy code is a long road to travel and while en route, releases will rely on more manual testing. Meanwhile, automating builds to a single click deploy already enables delivering. This talk […]

Keynote: The 3 Pillars Approach to Agile Testing Strategy

Presentation: 3-Pillars Keynote – Driving Agile Testing Strategy Far too often agile adoptions focus just on the development teams, agile frameworks, or technical practices as a part of their adoption strategies. And then there’s the near perpetual focus on tooling or developing test automation without striking a balanced approach. Often the testing activity and the […]

ISTQB Agile Tester Foundation Course (Day 2)

This course provides testers and test managers with an understanding of the fundamentals of testing on agile projects. Attendees will learn how agile software development projects are organized, and the various types of agile development practices in common use. They will understand how agile development differs from traditional approaches, how to position testers in an […]

ISTQB Agile Tester Foundation Course (Day 1)

This two day course provides testers and test managers with an understanding of the fundamentals of testing on agile projects. Attendees will learn how agile software development projects are organized, and the various types of agile development practices in common use. They will understand how agile development differs from traditional approaches, how to position testers […]