This track will help participants understand how they can fit traditional test practices into an Agile environment as well as explore real-world examples of testing projects and teams in varying degrees of Agile adoption.

Breaking Tradition – Moving from Waterfall to Scrum

The importance of software and web applications is increasing in our fast-moving world. Competition for people’s attention between game, work, and social media can be difficult. The ability to iterate quickly over new ideas and innovations is imperative! The life-cycle of your project can mean the difference between success and failure. Waterfall and Traditional Methods […]

Refactoring for Those Who Don’t Code

Listen to “Addicted to Refactoring with Paul Merrill” on Spreaker. Ever hear your developers talking about “refactoring” as if it’s a magical spell that solves all problems? Ever wonder if they’d loan you that potion for your test automation scripts? Join us to learn the magic of Refactoring. We’ll discuss the proper definition of refactoring, […]

Workshop: Maximizing Testing Outcomes

In this unique Masterclass you will be exploring the impact of your personal thinking and your values in testing complex software, communicating results, and driving change. Software cannot be tested to be right or wrong. Yet, we are challenged to deliver test results as absolute, objective truths. In the class, we will work with the […]

Vision Boards – Project Your Goals

How do teams share their understanding on the common goals? It is either audio or visual. Recording each talk and storing them (tagged) is not the most effective way to share common knowledge. Sketching is not new to agile teams. We are taking it a step forward in the form of Vision Boards. Vision Board […]

Truly Agile, or Just a Pretender?

Let’s be honest, Agile is not business as usual. Are you working for a company that has transitioned from other types of development models to Agile? If so, did you change your QA methodologies? If you did, why? If you did not, why? You say you have always been an Agile shop, really? How do […]

Agile, Lean and DevOps: How We Got Here

The quick and profound departure from long-used traditional development to rapid delivery may seem as if it came out of nowhere. But these are actually the natural progressions from Lean practices long used in manufacturing. Lean Software Development (LSD) ideas have taken over development but are still not widely known. Understanding how we got to […]

The Prominence of Performance Engineering in DevOps

As consumer facing digital applications are growing day by day, Non-functional aspects like performance , reliability & scalability are considered to be key important facets which drives user engagement & experience . When this needs to be assured in a fast paced aggressive Devops ecosystem for quicker TTM (Time to Market), A shift is required […]

Being More Agile Without Doing Agile

Listen to “Know Your Value as a Tester with Dawn Haynes” on Spreaker. The most common request I get as a consultant these days is to help testers and teams transition to an Agile development process or to help testers be more effective in “agile-ish” environments. Interestingly, the core answer to these questions starts with […]

Future Proofing Test Engineers in the Era of AI and ML

We’re all hearing the buzzwords of AI, machine learning, and next-generation testing. Does this mean that the days of traditional testing as we know and practice it are over? Eran Kinsbruner doesn’t think so. Join Eran to learn about the clear transformation happening toward smarter testing techniques and tools. These approaches drive better pipeline efficiency […]