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What can testers do to build their tester mindset and break silos at work?

August 11, 2020

What can testers do to build their tester mindset and break silos at work?

In this talk at Test Leadership Congress 2020, Emna brings examples of testing community of practice. She shows you why communities of practice are an important part of your agile organization and what role they can play.
Also she refered to the importance of gamification in building those communities and other helpful strategies to connect people interested in testing using different methods.

My blog: https://emnaayadi.com/


August 11, 2020

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  2. • In Testing since graduation (2015) • Test Coach at

    Primatec Engineering • MOT Meetup Organizer in Sfax • Blog: emnaayadi.com • #21stskills4testers About Me @emna__ayadi #tmatlc2020
  3. Why people quit their job when they can do it

    otherwise ? @emna__ayadi
  4. @emna__ayadi 4 How can we create links between different people?

  5. @emna__ayadi

  6. What is a community of practice? @emna__ayadi

  7. @emna__ayadi 7 Definition Practice CoP

  8. @emna__ayadi 8 References

  9. @emna__ayadi 9 Isolated groups Idea : Emily Webber @ewebber

  10. @emna__ayadi 10 Mixed Groups Idea : Emily Webber @ewebber

  11. 11 Team A Team B Team C @emna__ayadi Idea :

    Emily Webber @ewebber
  12. @emna__ayadi 12

  13. Who belongs to a Community of Practice ?

  14. @emna__ayadi 14 Tribe Tribe Tribe CoP (ex : Test activity)

    What ? How ? T T T T T T T T T PO PO PO PO PO PO PO PO PO Squad Squad Squad Squad Squad Squad Squad Squad Squad Chapter Chapter Idea : Emily Webber @ewebber
  15. @emna__ayadi 15 Sense of a Community Membership Influence Feel rewarded

    Emotional link
  16. @emna__ayadi 16 CoP can bring people together to talk and

    learn about testing
  17. 17 Test sphere Arena

  18. 18

  19. 19

  20. Already doing Not often I don’t know

  21. 21

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  23. @emna__ayadi 23 Training   Groups of 5-7 persons 

    Find a common interest  Merge your ideas
  24. Why it is important to build communities of practice ?

  25. 25 Photo : Malt blog @emna__ayadi

  26. @emna__ayadi The Five Orders of Ignorance – « Phillip G.

    Armor »  Order Ignorance Lack of Ignorance  𝒔𝒔 Order Ignorance Lack of Knowledge  Order Ignorance Lack of Awareness  𝒓𝒓 Order Ignorance Lack of Process  Order Ignorance Meta Ignorance CoP 26
  27. @emna__ayadi Knowledge that I have ! Knowledge we have !

    Knowledge Iceberg @emna__ayadi
  28. “Knowledge is a treasure, but practice is the key to

    it.” Léo Buscaglia Photo : Pamela Tom 28 @emna__ayadi
  29. @emna__ayadi 29 Photo: Tenso Graphics, Concept : Emily Webber @ewebber

  30. @emna__ayadi 30 Photo: Tenso Graphics, Concept : Emily Webber @ewebber

  31. @emna__ayadi 31 Magic Photo: Tenso Graphics, Concept : Emily Webber

  32. How to run a Community of Practice ? @emna__ayadi

  33. 33 @emna__ayadi Community Kernel Key Actors Participants Concept : Judicaël

    Paquet @myagilepartner
  34. 34 Recommendations for your community @emna__ayadi Multiple locations Community Identity

    Meetups Schedule (Frequency) Members Identity Purpose Find right people Make fun
  35. @emna__ayadi Diversify activities Share for more transparency

  36. @emna__ayadi 3 6 Photo : Castellers de Vilafranca « When

    two forces unite, their efficiency double » Isaac Newton « If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together » African Proverb @emna__ayadi
  37. 37 CoP dimensions - Accelerate learnings - Break down silos

    - Fun with colleagues - Personal development - Reputation and network - Voice and influence - Problem solving - Time saving - Knowledge sharing - Innovation - Retention of talents - New strategies Members Organization
  38. @emna__ayadi 38  We should encourage them to make the

    change  We should have a sens to the community to make it run Remember « Not necessary » « I don’t want to be involved»
  39. @emna__ayadi 39

  40. Find me online! @emna__ayadi emnaayadi https://emnaayadi.com/ #tmatlc2020 @emna__ayadi