Adaptive Testing

B70817567d0132bd4b0923a62d82b6fe?s=47 Beccy Stafford
September 11, 2015

Adaptive Testing

A talk about Adaptive Testing, given at the inaugural Lead Dev conference in London on 11th September 2015. Co-presented by Beccy Stafford and Preet Sandhu.

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Beccy Stafford

September 11, 2015
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  1. Adaptive Testing Beccy Stafford & Preet Sandhu

  2. Perfect Testing?

  3. 1. Who is in the team? 2. How mature is

    the process? 3. What skills do your testers have?
  4. The Adaptive Tester

  5. 1. Get the team thinking about testing 2. Decide how

    to approach testing Team in Denial “We’ll be fine without testing!”
  6. Fearful Team “Shhhh! You might break it!” 1. Move away

    from scripted testing 2. Automate where we can 3. Defect prioritisation
  7. Legendary Automation Team “We used to have this contractor...” Baltasar

    Vischi ©
  8. 1. Low barrier 2. Flaky tests 3. Speed 4. Code

    quality
  9. Desperate Team “We can’t hire enough good automation testers”

  10. Team Acceptance “We love testing!!”

  11. Adaptive Testing Skills 1. Communicate, persuade and negotiate 2. Lead

    without authority 3. Coach, mentor and enable 4. Technical understanding
  12. None
  13. Testing Journey at JUST EAT

  14. Testing Journey at JUST EAT

  15. Thanks! Questions?

  16. References Slide 2: “Condado Beach, San Juan, Puerto Rico” by

    Breezy Baldwin https://flic.kr/p/9neK2F Available under Creative Commons License: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/legalcode Slide 7: “The Dragon of Hell” by Baltasar Vischi https://flic.kr/p/96eoxg Available under Creative Commons License: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nd/2.0/legalcode Slide 8: http://watirmelon.com/2012/01/31/introducing-the-software-testing-ice-cream-cone/ Image reproduced here with kind permission from: Alister Scott. Slide 9: “Sometimes I Cry - I’m Only Human” by MarLeah Cole https://flic.kr/p/m3iGCx Available under Creative Commons License: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/legalcode Slide 10: “all together” by di bo di https://flic.kr/p/6vE9nD Available under Creative Commons License: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/legalcode Slide 14: “Public Footpath” by Colin https://flic.kr/p/fjbh5x Available under Creative Commons License: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nd/2.0/legalcode