Tag: Scaled Agile
Performance and Beyond: Switching QA Methodology (part 2)DevOps & Agile QA Optimization Scaled Agile
Episode 10: In this video, Leandro explains one of those switching techniques – switching left, also known as shift left: what does it mean, what are the advantages of shifting left and the options and recommendations for switching left.
Performance and Beyond: Switching QA Methodology (Part 1)DevOps & Agile QA Optimization Scaled Agile
Episode 9: In this video, Leandro explains various development and QA methodologies (waterfall vs. agile), what does shift left and shift right mean, the pros and cons of different methodologies and discusses the main reasons and motivations for switching your testing methodology to a different one.
Quality Engineering – The Driver of Your Agile TransformationDevOps & Agile Scaled Agile
This white paper explains how the Scaled Agile CoE structure can drive the agile process.
Qualitest Enables a Seamless Digital Transformation for a World-Leading Weather AppApp & Web Media & Entertainment Scaled Agile
To serve its immense global market and maintain its reputation for exceptional accuracy, the Client embarked on a digital transformation that would provide fast, accurate, user-friendly, defect-free software.
Performance and Beyond: Transitioning to AgileLoad & Performance Scaled Agile
Episode 4: Leandro talks about what makes your organization truly Agile, what should actually be your focus when transitioning to Agile and what are the benefits both your company as well as your users can gain from it.
Avoid Being Wagile: How to Embrace the Cultural Shift in QADevOps & Agile Scaled Agile
Most organizations are Wagile – “Wannabe Agile” – failing to achieve Agile even after investing heavily into Agile Coaches, DevOps Partners and implementing the textbook team structure of a Scrum Master, a Product Owner backed by a Development Team.
In Agile, Quality Engineering is QueenScaled Agile
If Agile were a game of chess, communication would be king and Quality Engineering, queen.
New Testing Show Podcast: Agile Testing—From DevOps to Continuous DeliveryDevOps & Agile Scaled Agile
mabl’s Lisa Crispin and Qualitest’s Elle Gee and Jamie Phillips join Matt and Michael to share their insights on the good, the bad and the ugly of current Agile adoption and testing.
Behavior-Driven DevelopmentScaled Agile
Behavior Driven Development is an Agile software development technique focused on improving a key factor in the successful development of any software product: Communication. It is a technique devised by Dan North as a response to the issues he encountered whilst teaching Test Driven Development. Eric Evans describes it this way in his book Domain Driven Design: "A project faces serious problems when its language is fractured. Domain experts use their jargon while technical team members have their own language tuned for discussing the domain in terms of design... Across this linguistic divide, the domain experts vaguely describe what they want. Developers, struggling to understand a domain new to them, vaguely understand."
Is PRINCE 2 Still Valuable in an Agile Environment?Scaled Agile
Over the years, many organizations have invested heavily in creating or deploying project management frameworks. PRINCE 2 is a widely-adopted project management methodology, which was developed by a UK government agency and is used extensively within the UK as the management standard for its public projects. The origins of PRINCE 2 began when the sequential “waterfall” method for delivering software projects was the dominant paradigm. However, regular revolution and increasing competition in the IT industry results in organizations seeking a more flexible management method; some of them already turned to Agile practices in an effort to improve their response to business changes. Well, do the traditional project management techniques like PRINCE 2 add value to an Agile environment? Is there any way we could combine these two methodologies to work together.
Managing International Distributed Test Teams in ScrumScaled Agile
This article provides examples of how we, as a test team, dealt with the problems and describes mistakes we made and lessons learned. Obviously, there are many more ways to deal with problems. Where relevant, we will share with you the different thoughts we had before making a decision.
The Seven Habits of Highly Effective Scrum MastersScaled Agile
Stephen R Covey’s 1989 book The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People has helped millions establish great habits for achieving true interdependent effectiveness in their lives and jobs. This article discusses these habits as they apply to highly effective scrum masters: Be Proactive Begin with the End in Mind Put First Things First Think Win/Win Seek First to Understand, Then to be Understood Synergize Sharpen the Saw