Thomas Cagley, Tom Cagley & Associates
Over the years there have been many scenarios used to identify why agile cannot work and can’t be tested. These were typically excuses to avoid using other methods. They were not valid then and they are not valid now. Taking a less prescriptive definition agile has allowed teams to create hybrids of lean and agile techniques to address real-world testing work that spans the entirety of an organization’s priorities. Join Tom Cagley as he shares five key scenarios that are cited in which agile and agile testing don’t work.
Tom will explore each fallacy and provide insights into practical solutions. He will also explain why testing is often the key to making agile work providing a palette of techniques to enable agile and agile testing. You do not want to miss this opportunity to hear how Tom’s years of experience in agile testing has led to very decisive solutions to your agile testing challenges.
Key takeaways include:
- Learning: Agile can be applied to many situations but you need to be pragmatic.
- Controlling work entry is critical for predictability.
- Test-driven development is becoming the cost of entry for all agile scenarios.
- Shifting left requires leaders to shift right.