Rikard Edgren

Rikard Edgren, humanistic tester since 1998, specialized in generalities like test analysis and exploratory testing. Member of the think-tank The Test Eye. Co-author of Software Quality Characteristics, author of The Little Black Book on Test Design.



Curing Our Binary Disease


Curing Our Binary Disease

Track: Test, friday 11:10 - 12:00

Software testing is too computeresque; we suffer a pass/fail addiction, with coverage obsession, metrics tumor and sick test design techniques. We can liberate ourselves and look at diverse information sources, uncovering what is important. We can investigate software as humans, make subjective judgments and handle the inevitable unknown. We can get rid of the numbers, and communicate noteworthy interpretations of what is important.