The real potential of Software Tester in Agile

AgilaSverige 2016 talk:

“Agile testing is gaining popularity in Agile ways of working. But has an agile tester realized true potential of this role? In my talk I will show how Tester’s role has evolved in Agile world as compared to traditional software development ways. We’ll take a look at where and how a tester can add value in software life cycle development phases to achieve quality. We’ll also go a step further and dive into the power of combining domain, technical and communication skills to be more effective tester — and how a tester can save money for company and have happy customers”

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Slides (pdf): Testers realize your true potential in Agile world

Testers Meetup Lahore 3rd Edition

I gave the same talk at another event “Testers Meetup Lahore 3rd Edition” 25 Feb 2017

Slides (pdf) The real potential of Software Tester in Agile

How to prepare and pass ISTQB® Agile Tester Extension Certification Exam

[Are you interested to pass the certification exam?

I am offering online training for ISTQB Agile Tester Extension Certification, both study and exam practice. Please contact me and we can talk more]

ISTQB agile testing

In SEP 2015, I took the ISTQB® Agile Tester Extension certification exam and gladly passed it. I searched on the internet if someone has shared his experience but there wasn’t any post that describes all the steps but I did receive helping comments to achieve this certification.

So I decided to write this post to put the points in one place so you can gain some understanding. I have tried to link to the material or reference that you can browse to get more details. (If you find something invalid or incorrect please don’t hesitate to contact me)

IMP: ISTQB® Agile Tester Extension is different than Certified Agile Tester (CAT) – iSQI – International Software Quality Institute GmbH

OBS! In this post, I have discussed below topics. This post might be long but puts everything in one place.

A. An overview of ISTQB® Agile Tester Extension

  1. What is ISTQB® Agile Tester Extension
  2. Entry criteria
  3. Objectives of Agile Tester Extension Syllabus
  4. Benefits of ISTQB® Agile Tester Extension
  5. Is Agile Tester Extension for you?

B. How to Prepare and Pass the exam

  1. Study material to prepare for exam
  2. How to book an exam
  3. Exam Structure
  4. Exam Tips

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