Agile testing – some thoughts after an excellent Elevate-evening
November 13, 2009
The theme for last night was; Agile Testing. This is an area that has confused and frustrated (is that a word?) me for some time. I haven’t got it to work in any of the agile teams I have been leading. Here are sample of my failures (as in failure is good – an opportunities to learn :));
- No testers and no testing in the team. This was a disaster. We did agile development but when we were done a 3 month testing phase took place. Sounds a lot like waterfall to me. And we didn’t harvest any of the goodness that agile can bring.
- Testers in the team – but not doing agile testing. So we decided to move testers into the team. But they...