Welcome everyone. Today, we’re going to discuss Quality testing in an Agile Development environment. My name is Brad Young, I’m a community evangelist here at uTest, and our experiences with Agile come both from our in house development of our own product platform, as well as working with many customers who also develop using various Agile methodologies.
Optimizing Your Agile Testing Processes September 23, 2008 www.uTest.com
2 week development cycle Mon - Fri Development Develop features for current Sprint cycle Fri 5PM Release To Testing Post the Sprint version and test plans to Testing arena Fri 5PM - Mon 9AM Testing Simultaneous worldwide testing by uTest Community Mon 9AM Complete Bug Report R&D Reviews Bugs Identified in Sprint version Mon - Fri Bug Fixing Stabilization and Bug Fixing. No new development Fri 5PM Release To Testing Post the Release Candidate to Testing arena Fri 5PM - Mon 9AM Testing Simultaneous worldwide testing by uTest Community Mon 9AM Version Release Showstopper fixes, release decision and post to production site
Scoping each Sprint Fri - Mon Testing Mon - Fri Bug Fixing Fri - Mon Testing Mon 3PM Business Priority Meeting Sales, Mktg, Prod Mgmt choose se 6-8 candidate features for upcoming cycle Tues 11AM Sprint Planning Meeting Prod Mgmt presents candidates to R&D Mgmt Fri 10 AM R&D Response to Biz Team R&D analysis is presented to business team Fri 3PM Sprint Decision Closure List of candidate features for upcoming Sprint cycle is finalized Wed-Thurs Dev Speccing R&D Team Leaders analyze candidates for code complexity, cost of development and risk factors Mon - Fri Development