I had the very good fortune recently to attend the 3-day online conference Agile Testing Days 2020 , courtesy of the authors of the books 'Agile Testing' and 'More Agile Testing'. Jan… read more
Last week we were all together celebrating the Agile Testing Days. Time flies and unfortunately ATD is over.
You probably went home with loads of information and new experiences. We know … read more
The #AgileTD Online fun begins now!
Test your skills with the #AgileTD Online Rube Goldberg Machine.
Our conference is recognized for being an international learning festival where pe… read more
The international conference scene and business is changing. More and more events are getting cancelled, postponed or replaced by online or hybrid versions.
The Agile Testing Days will be on… read more
Or How the Whole Team is Responsible for a Good Product or Service
On Tuesday, June 30, the AgileTD team was fortunate to host a webinar with the wonderful Lisa Crispin and Janet Greg… read more
We follow the movement against black people’s discrimination and abuse and we are happy that many people hear and listen, as we did and do. We all need to keep listening and learning and of cou… read more
On the 13th of May I did a talk online. This post is about the talk, some questions, and resources that came out of it. If you want to read about the thougths and emotions before and after the talk, … read more
Like all the conference organizers, we are struggling with the current situation. Some have canceled conferences, some postponed them, like we did with AgileTD USA, some run them as virtual events. W… read more
Hi, my name is Christian Baumann and I´m a software tester. During the last 15+ years, I´ve had many different roles at a lot of different companies in even more projects. But a couple of… read more
Hi, my name is Huib Schoots, I am Quality Coach, Agile Expert, Change Maker, Product Improver, Problem Solver, Tester and Scrum Master. I like to learn and to share knowledge so I became a speaker at… read more
I am Bart Knaack, testing professional for over 20 years by now and frequent speaker at several (international) conferences, but the Agile Testing Days have always had a special place in m… read more
The Agile Software testing community is full of love, knowledge and caring.
Everyone has something valuable to share, and we want the AgileTD community to prosper and grow through each other… read more
As everyone else, the Agile Testing Days are highly impacted by the current situation. Especially in these hard times we want to stay close to our community and think forward.
Our community is wha… read more
“Are you ready to roooooock ... ?” - This was the 2019 motto of the AgileTD Award Night. We celebrated an 80s Glam Party in a relaxed atmosphere, paired with delicious food and an enterta… read more
The world is constantly changing and agile software testing is not an exception.
Reading and curiosity are some of the vital skills every agile tester should have, and we strongly believe that the… read more
Coming up with a statement of difference
All the best software testing conferences bring to their role something more, something different. At first sight, the Agile Testing Days seem to blend in … read more
And the 2019 MIATPP Award goes to…
For the 9th time the "MIATPP Award" has been awarded by the agile testing community during the Agile Testing Days. At the glamorous and rocking … read more
“Hi, my name is Lisi, and I’m a tester.” This is how I start all of my conference sessions these days. My sessions? My very own talks and workshops? It still feels strange to think … read more
Taking My Chance: Being a Volunteer
Four years ago, I found out about the Agile Testing Days for the first time. I was working for almost 2 years as a tester and Scrum Master and I was trying to f… read more
You have probably watched the movie or at least heard the story of one of the most popular unicorns of all times, that finds out it is the last one of its species and wants to know what happened to t… read more
The MIATPP Award Night is one of the many highlights in the Agile Testing Days calendar. This night is always truly memorable because it honors and announces the most influential agile testing mind o… read more
A couple of months ago we celebrated 10 years of Agile Testing Days with six intense days filled with collaboration, learning, networking, and many surprises. Over 750 participants experienced a… read more
The 10th edition of the Agile Testing Days, which took place from November 11-16, 2018 in Potsdam, was very special for me. This year, I did not only help to organize the conference, b… read more
Having covered off the basic forms of Machine Learning in the previous third vlog episode, we’ll now take a dive into the heart of a commercial chatbot, considering how they work, and how they … read more
We’ve previously created regression types of Machine Learning in the second part of this vlog series. In this section, Mike will introduce you to examples of classification. We’ll start b… read more
In the second part of this vlog series, Mike will take you through the “Hello World” of Machine Learning! We’ll work through an example in Python where we’ll collect data on h… read more
Coming to the Agile Testing Days for the first time can be intimidating. If you are a native European, you just fly into Tegel or Berlin Schönefeld, catch a train, and walk from the tram or bus … read more
The terms Machine Learning, AI and Chatbots became buzzwords during 2017. It's hard to think about this area without being lured by the trappings of science fiction. But what's really going o… read more
As promised, this is the second part of my highlights from the Agile Testing Days USA conference. Again, I will focus only on the keynotes because as a member of staff I only got a glimpse of th… read more
A few weeks ago the first edition of Agile Testing Days USA took place in Boston, MA! This conference is very special for various reasons; in 2017 we had to postpone the conference due to the politic… read more
Bringing change, new structures, new workflows, or even new tools into a team can be a hard, tricky and a never ending process.
I made this experience on my own. In early 2017 I at… read more
Do you want to become more productive, learn more about the latest trends, tools, and technologies, or boost your testing skills to a new level? If you have answered at least one question with &lsquo… read more
Agile is an iterative and incremental set of practices of management. It helps teams in an evolving landscape while keeping a focus on the rapid delivery of business value. All the methodologies of A… read more
... or How to Write a Successful Proposal
Do you wish to speak at your favorite conference? I have a quick fix for you: become a speaker. That's easier said than done, but nothi… read more
WiT working party (Claudia Badell, Guna Petrova, Anne-Marie Charrett, Lisa Crispin, Nicola Sedgwick, Lisi Hocke, Ale Moreira, Ashley Hunsberger, Alex Schladebeck, Claire Moss and others)
Testing i… read more
It all started with a Scrum Master course in March 2017. I joined that course as an event manager & conference organizer. I was the only one in that course without a tech background. I initially … read more
Sometimes in your career, you face obstacles that prevent you from moving forward or you struggle with difficult situations at work. And sometimes you meet people – not necessarily in person &n… read more
Last week, the 9th edition of the Agile Testing Days took place and I attended for the second time this incredible Agile Testing Festival in Potsdam, Germany. Like last year, I have met a lot of peop… read more
The annual MIATPP Award (aka “the Oscar of the Agile Testing Community”) is an integral part of the greatest Agile Software Testing Festival - widely known as the Agile Testing Days.… read more
By Anne-Marie Charrett
WiT working party (Maaret Pyhäjärvi, Lisa Crispin, Nicola Sedgwick, Lisi Hocke, Ale Moreira, Ashley Hunsberger, Alex Schladebeck, Claire Moss and others)
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As a test manager on a waterfall project, there’s nothing more disheartening than finding out on day one of your scheduled testing that that there are major problems.… read more
Nothing ventured, nothing gained. The truth of this saying is evident in almost every aspect of everyday life. But let's face it: in certain situations, it is really, really h… read more
Most agile practitioners will tell you that you need to have automation. We need those rapidly running safety checks in place so that we can move quickly and not be slowed down by testing. I think fe… read more
In 2013 we did a talk on Agile Testing at a conference. We wanted a memorable way to summarize the key learnings of the talk. Inspired by the agile manifesto we decided to try an agile testing manife… read more
In 1961 IBM introduced a new monster processing system, called 7074. The beast was normally delivered in several trucks, required a room of 40 by 40 feet, and weighed more than 41,000 pounds. It had … read more
Agile is the most inclusive of the modern tech subgroups. It welcomes people from various roles and specialties to work in close collaboration, extending well beyond the realm of software development… read more
Software development and testing often involve very complex and abstract problems, and sometimes a shared understanding of the problem is difficult to achieve amongst team members. Furthermore, it ca… read more
Last week, I was a “first timer” at the Agile Testing Days in Potsdam – the biggest agile software testing event in Germany. I have neither experienced an agile software testing eve… read more