Agile Testing: A Practical Guide for Testers and Agile Teams

Book Description

Two of the industry’s most experienced agile practitioners and consultants, Lisa Crispin and Janet Gregory, have teamed up to bring you the definitive answers to these questions and many others. In Agile Testing, Crispin and Gregory define agile testing and illustrate the tester’s role with examples from real agile teams. They teach you how to use the agile testing quadrants to identify what testing is needed, who should do it, and what tools might help. The book chronicles an agile development iteration from the viewpoint of a tester and explains the seven key success factors
of agile testing.

Readers will come away from this book understanding

  • How to get testers engaged in
  • Where testers and QA managers fit on an agile team
  • What to look for when hiring an agile tester
  • How to transition from a traditional cycle to agile development
  • How to complete testing activities in short iterations
  • How to use tests to successfully guide development
  • How to overcome barriers to test automation

This book is a must for agile testers, agile teams, their managers, and their customers.

The eBook edition of Agile Testing also is available as part of a two-eBook collection, The Agile Testing Collection (9780134190624).

Table of Contents

Part I: Introduction
Chapter 1 What Is Agile Testing, Anyway?
Chapter 2 Ten Principles for Agile Testers

Part II: Challenges
Chapter 3 Cultural Challenges
Chapter 4 Team Logistics
Chapter 5 Transitioning Typical Processes

Part III: The Agile Testing Quadrants
Chapter 6 The Purpose of Testing
Chapter 7 -Facing Tests that Support the Team
Chapter 8 Business-Facing Tests that Support the Team
Chapter 9 for Business-Facing Tests that Support the Team
Chapter 10 Business-Facing Tests that Critique the Product
Chapter 11 Critiquing the Product Using Technology-Facing Tests
Chapter 12 Summary of Testing Quadrants

Part IV: Automation
Chapter 13 Why We Want to Automate Tests and What Holds Us Back
Chapter 14 An Agile Test Automation Strategy

Part V: An Iteration in the Life of a Tester
Chapter 15 Tester Activities in Release or Theme Planning
Chapter 16 Hit the Ground Running
Chapter 17 Iteration Kickoff
Chapter 18 Coding and Testing
Chapter 19 Wrap Up the Iteration
Chapter 20 Successful Delivery

Part VI: Summary
Chapter 21 Key Success Factors

Book Details

  • Title: Agile Testing: A Practical Guide for Testers and Agile Teams
  • Author: ,
  • Length: 576 pages
  • Edition: 1
  • Language: English
  • Publisher:
  • Publication Date: 2009-01-09
  • ISBN-10: 0321534468
  • ISBN-13: 9780321534460
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