The Mindset Change for an Agile Tester

Janet Gregory

DragonFire Inc

On traditional projects, testers tend to join the project after coding has started, or sometimes almost finished. Testers and programmers may not communicate except through the defect tracking system. On agile projects, testing skills are very important but can be applied in different ways. Janet talks about some of the ways to change a tester's mindset from "How can I break the software?" to "How can I help deliver software successfully?" Part of that mind-set change is learning how to test early and incrementally. Key Takeaways: How to change your mindset to align with agile thinking Learn about testing early…....

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About Me!

Janet Gregory is the founder of DragonFire Inc., an agile quality process consultancy and training firm. Her passion is helping teams build quality systems. For the past ten years, she has worked as a coach and tester introducing agile practices into both large and small companies. Her focus is working with business users and testers to understand their role in agile projects. Janet is a frequent speaker at agile and testing software conferences, and she is a major contributor to the North American agile testing community.


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