While many developers love Agile, testers… not so much. “It’s not possible to finish all the testing in one sprint”, “the sprint is too short, let’s add a week”, “we need two or three weeks to complete the regression”… Have you ever heard any of these? I hear them all the time. Agile changed our […]
Once upon a time in a land far away every few developers and every few testers had a manager. Everybody wanted to be managers because they had power and were paid better. But only the best engineers became managers. Then they hated their jobs because they really just wanted to be engineers and didn’t like […]
What are pros and cons of Test Driven Development (TDD)? Test Driven Development is a software development methodology whereby you write and run a set of tests before you write code. Like any other development methodologies, there are some pros and cons associated with TDD. Here, we list some of them
Self-organizing teams, as the name suggests, take responsibility and manage their own tasks and don’t rely on a manger to tell them what to do. One of the key important aspects of a successful Agile setup is having a self-organizing team.
When a company decides to transition from Waterfall to Agile testing, what are the most important areas to concentrate on for effective Agile Testing?
How can we write good user stories? A user story is a place to capture product functionality and as the name suggests, they describe how a customer or user will use the product. This post will explain how to write good user stories.
In Agile, projects are broken down into chunks and delivered iteratively. Here we review three of the most common Agile Methodologies: Scrum, Kanban and XP.
What do Agile Testers do and how can they add value in Agile projects? A tester on an Agile project will work differently than one working on a traditional project. Testers must understand the values and principles that underpin Agile projects, and how testers are an integral part of a whole-team approach together with developers […]
Testing in an Agile environment requires having the right mindset and a mix of technical skills. Here, we look at what is the role of a tester in an agile team and what skills and mindset are required to become a successful agile tester.
Product Owner is one of the main roles in Agile projects. But what does a Product Owner do? Here, we list some common responsibilities of a PO in Agile.