Testing in Scrum – A Guide for Software Quality Assurance in the Agile World
These days, the software development for more and more projects is being carried out using agile methods, such as Scrum, XP or other agile methods. Even in large-scale projects and product development units, traditional approaches, such as development according to V-models, have been rejected in favour of agile approaches like Scrum.
This eBook contains an extract from the book: Testing in Scrum – A Guide for Software Quality Assurance in the Agile World by Tilo Linz. The Book – from a project and test-management perspective – explains how software testing and quality assurance works in agile environments. This is explained in the context of Scrum and is illustrated in a case study.
The material provided in this eBook is taken from chapters:
• 5 – Integration Testing and Continuous Integration
• 6 – System Testing and Testing Nonstop
• and case study 8.2 – Nonstop System Testing
Tilo Linz has been working in the software quality assurance and testing field for more than 20 years now. He is one of the founders and chairman of imbus AG – one of the leading german service, product and training providers in this sector.
Beside imbus Tilo Linz’ commitment particularly focuses on the vocational education and training opportunities for test experts. He helped to initiate the International Testing Qualifications Board (ISTQB) and launched it as first chairman (2002-2005). In 2002 he also founded the German Testing Board e.V. (GBT), where he was chairman on a voluntary basis till 2013.
Not least through his publications as (co-)author of the books “Software Testing Foundations”, “Software Testing Practice: Test Management” and “Testing in Scrum” he is ranked among the most renowned experts in the field of software testing.