Ten Principles for Agile Testers

Jeff Langr and Tim Ottinger have added a flash card to their “Agile: In a Flash” project (that will become a book) based on our book’s “Ten Principles for Agile Testers”. They did a nice job of summarizing the information in Chapter 2 of Agile Testing: A Practical Guide for Testers and Agile Teams. We […]

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Using Examples to Drive Development

When Brian Marick came up with his ideas about using examples to drive development (I think that was back in 2003), my team latched on to the concept. We are fortunate in having an expert product owner who is talented at coming up with good examples. People often ask me how this works. Our current […]

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Podcasts

I’ve been enjoying podcasts and screencasts from various people in the agile and testing world, it’s a nice quick way to pick up new ideas. So it has been especially fun to get to be the person delivering the podcast on a couple of occasions lately. I did a longish interview with Tom Cagley of […]

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Testing Task Cards

From my previous post 12/24, Mykhailo Poliarush asked about testing task cards. I’ve seen several different approaches to planning testing tasks during iteration planning and managing them throughout the iteration. One approach is to use stickers on each development task cards. For example, a yellow sticker could denote the task is ready for testing, a […]

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