Peter Duelen

  

Agile & context-driven tester, Pyrocat BVBA

Location: Hasselt, Belgium


Certifications

Certified Scrum Professional
Certified ScrumMaster

Biography

Peter started his testing career back in the days when CD-i was hot and it took 2 people to move a PC.  Today, he has over 15 years of experience testing soft- & hardware ranging from games and entertainment titles to healthcare applications and telecom platforms.  He is a passionate context-driven tester who understands the role and importance of testing and has a knack for adding value where it matters most.

Work experience

Belgacom, Tester / Test coach
February 2011 - Present, Brussel, Belgium

Test advisor / tester, belgacom; Brussels, Belgium - 2011-Present

Peter is currently a full-time test coach at Belgacom. He analyzes the progress and current state of testing within the ongoing Scrum implementation. Peter supports the different team members in their test preparation, execution and reporting. By integrating testing into the teams, he works on improvements for story creation, automated testing and business validation.

Agfa Healthcare, Agile test lead
February 2008 - December 2010, Mortsel, Belgium

Agile Test Lead, Agfa Healthcare, Mortsel, Belgium - 2008-2010

Peter took up the task as test lead for the Impax project. This was a completely new imaging system being developed according to Scrum methodology & following the (for them new) agile values. The major challenge was setting up the test and verification approach for a distributed team (Belgium - Austria – Canada - Shanghai).  The 4 teams needed to come together in delivering their software but also align on defect tracking, reporting, visualisation and feedback.  As a test lead, Peter also spearheading the automation goals and platform evaluation.