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TestCon Vilnius 2018

Squerist, Netherlands

Jeroen Rosink

Jeroen is a passionate test professional with about 19 years of experience in testing, test management and executing, coordinating, coaching and advising roles. He gave training and workshops internally in the company as well externally. Driven by his passion he always search for those things which makes our occupation valuable and interesting.
Besides presenting several times on the Dutch TestNet conferences and SeeTest 2017. Also he made his contributions to a anniversary book of TestNet “Set your course: Future and trends in testing” (translated from Dutch) and the book “How to reduce cost of software testing”.

Workshop

Exploratory Testing and how to Implement it in your Organization

In a world of changes and agility the need for faster testing grows. The demand for adjusting your tests at the moment of deliverance is rising. Exploratory testing is an approach to deal with these demands. In this workshop you will learn the basics of exploratory testing from session based testing to free format exploratory testing. As each organization is different; using this approach might have different challenges.

This course is about the basics of Exploratory testing. The experience how to do this. The ways to implement it in your organization.

At the end the participant will be aware about the different approaches and some take aways how to start in their organization.

Agenda

Experience Exploratory testing (1 hour)

  • Exploratory testing deep dive (case)
  • Lessons learned from the case

Introduction to Exploratory Testing (1.5 hour)

  • Structure your ET
  • Improve your Exploratory Testing skills (case)
  • Situational Testing

Session Based Testing (1.5 hour)

  • Session Based Testing and more
  • Exercise a session (case)
  • Benefits of Session Based testing compared to others

How to implement in your organization (1.5 hour)

  • Lessons learned from different organizations
  • Indentify the differences of organizations
  • Implementation in context 

Wrap-up (0.5 hour)

  • Session Based testing in SCRUM
  • Evaluation

End of Workshop

Course objectives

During the course, you will understand the basic concepts of Exploratory testing. You will also the differences between a few forms of Exploratory testing what the benefits are. After this course, you should have understanding how to perform Exploratory testing and which variants might be suitable your organization.

Target audience

This workshop is meant for those who are familiar with testing and want to extend their knowledge on several test approaches. Basic knowledge of test techniques will help to perform the exercises.  

Level 1 – Introductory and overview material. Assumes little expertise with topic and covers topic concepts, functions, features, and benefits.

Workshop prerequisites

Basic knowledge and understanding of software testing.

Personal computer/Lap Top with internet connection.

You should have the following programs installed on your computer: