Session: Agile Testing: Advanced Topics

Friday, 10:00 - 10:50
Track: Test

Your team successfully adopted Agile and you have traction on practices such as CI, TDD, maybe ATDD. Still, you see lots of room for improvement in testing? In this talk, Janet will share some practices to better understand and capture customer needs, collaborate more effectively and enjoyably with team members, and some ideas how to test on big agile projects.


A basic understanding of agile, and agile testing.


Testing-related problems commonly encountered by experienced agile teams & how to overcome themMore effective ATDD without “big requirements up front”Advanced planning & estimating techniques

Janet Gregory

An agile testing coach and practitioner, Janet Gregory is the co-author of Agile Testing: A Practical Guide for Testers and Agile Teams and a contributor to 97 Things Every Programmer Should Know. Janet specializes in showing agile teams how testers can add value in areas beyond critiquing the product; for example, by guiding development with business-facing tests. For the past ten years, Janet has been working with teams to transition to agile development, and teaches agile testing courses and tutorials worldwide. Janet contributes articles to publications such as Software Test & Performance Magazine and Agile Journal, and enjoys sharing her experiences at conferences and user group meetings around the world. Janet was named one of the 13 Women of Influence in testing by Software Test & Performance magazine.

Janet Gregory