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Agile Testing Strategies and Practices (Course 1815)

5/31/2017 12:00:00 AM Learning Tree Alexandria Education Center 1925 Ballenger Avenue Alexandria VA 22314 United States of America 38.8028357 -77.0624967 2650


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  • Course

    Date: 31 May - 2 June, 2017
    Location: Alexandria, VA, United States of America

    Regular Price: 2650

    About This Course: Technical excellence, customer satisfaction, and the focus on working software, are key components of the Agile manifesto. In order to realize the full benefits of Agile development, teams must implement strong testing and technical practices. This Agile testing course demonstrates the Agile testing strategies and tactics that ensure high, and sustainable, quality in an Agile environment.

    You Will Learn How To

    • Select efficient Agile testing practices on a project to ensure continuous feedback
    • Optimize iteration and release test plans that result in superior software quality
    • Create sustainable software product with test-driven development
    • Foster team collaboration for the creation of effective testing assets
    • Integrate value-based testing to ensure user satisfaction

  • Details

    Date: 31 May - 2 June, 2017
    Location: Alexandria, VA, United States of America

    Alexandria Education Center
    1925 Ballenger Avenue
    Alexandria, VA 22314 United States of America

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    Regular Price: 2650

  • Agenda

    Course Outline

    • Testing in an Agile Environment

    General testing theory

    • Evaluating the key testing principles
    • Differentiating between Agile and traditional practices
    • Introducing the theory and purpose of Agile Testing

    Transitioning to Agile software development processes

    • Mapping Agile principles and values to testing
    • Inspecting Agile testing quadrants
    • Benefiting from Test Driven Development (TDD)
    • Automating testing for better Agility
    • Confirming Customer Satisfaction

    Acquiring a test basis

    • Testing the charter and key features
    • Focusing on customer value and user personas
    • Writing useful test cases from user stories
    • Developing Story Acceptance Criteria

    Automating through Acceptance Test Driven Development (ATDD)

    • Designing the anatomy of an Agile Test
    • Creating a Test Idea Catalog
    • Refining a Definition of Done and Ready
    • Anticipating validation criteria through Behavior Driven Development (BDD)

    Preparing for User Acceptance Testing (UAT)

    • Specifying by examples and scenarios
    • Enabling Usability and Exploratory Testing
    • Performing Story-Mapping for better coverage
    • Managing the UAT processes
    • Implementing Developer and Technology Testing

    Building proficiency with TDD

    • Defining the unit candidates for testing
    • Achieving green-light success
    • Identifying good tests
    • Dealing with large systems

    Validating for FURPS+

    • Finding non-functional testing patterns
    • Simulating interfaces and conducting performance testing through automation
    • Evaluating legacy systems
    • Test Management

    Test strategy and planning

    • Creating a risk-based approach to release planning
    • Coordinating day-to-day through a lightweight test plan
    • Declaring rules on zero-bug tolerance and defect tracking
    • Using metrics to measure success

    Successful delivery management

    • Implementing continuous integration and deployment
    • Setting-up JIT test environments
    • Organizing post-release testing

    Team mindset and culture

    • Working toward a whole team approach to quality
    • Designing software with high testability attributes
    • Sharing testing responsibilities between developers and testers
    • Collaborating on complex and distributed teams projects


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