By Lisa Crispin, Janet Gregory
Checking out is a key element of agile improvement. The common adoption of agile tools has introduced the necessity for potent trying out into the limelight, and agile initiatives have reworked the function of testers. a lot of a tester’s functionality, notwithstanding, continues to be mostly misunderstood. what's the real function of a tester? Do agile groups really want individuals with QA backgrounds? What does it relatively suggest to be an “agile tester?”
Two of the industry’s so much skilled agile checking out practitioners and experts, Lisa Crispin and Janet Gregory, have teamed as much as convey you the definitive solutions to those questions etc. In Agile Testing, Crispin and Gregory outline agile trying out and illustrate the tester’s position with examples from actual agile groups. They educate you the way to take advantage of the agile checking out quadrants to spot what trying out is required, who may still do it, and what instruments can help. The publication chronicles an agile software program improvement new release from the perspective of a tester and explains the seven key good fortune elements
of agile testing.
Readers will come clear of this publication understanding
<UL> * the best way to get testers engaged in agile improvement * the place testers and QA managers healthy on an agile crew * What to appear for while hiring an agile tester * tips on how to transition from a standard cycle to agile improvement * how you can whole trying out actions in brief iterations * the way to use exams to effectively consultant improvement * the best way to conquer boundaries to check automation
</UL>This e-book is a needs to for agile testers, agile groups, their managers, and their customers.
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Working with Janet taught me a great deal about the role testers play on agile projects, and their importance to the team. Agile teams work closely with the business and have a detailed understanding of the requirements. They’re focused on the value they can deliver, and they might have a great deal of input into prioritizing features. Testers don’t sit and wait for work; they get up and look for ways to contribute throughout the development cycle and beyond. If testing on an agile project felt just like testing on a traditional project, we wouldn’t feel the need to write a book.
We know many agile testers who started out in some other specialization. A developer becomes test-infected and branches out beyond unit testing. An exploratory tester, accustomed to working in an agile manner, is attracted to the idea of an agile team. Professionals in other roles, such as business or functional analysts, might share the same traits and do much of the same work. Skills are important, but attitude counts more. ” Having had to hire numerous testers for our agile teams, we've put a lot of thought into this and discussed it with others in the agile community.
Our “customers” were the generous people in the agile community who volunteered to review draft chapters. They provided feedback by email or (if we were lucky) in person. We used the feedback to guide us as we continued writing and revising. ” Our most important tool was mind maps. We started out by creating a mind map of how we envisioned the whole book. We then created mind maps for each section of the book. Before writing each chapter, we brainstormed with a mind map. As we revised, we revisited the mind maps, which helped us think of ideas we may have missed.