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A Non-profit testing community and certification organization.

A global alliance of visionary industry leaders, prominent authors, leading educational institutions and testing evangelists who are passionate about proliferation of agile in testing.

The Mission:
- To grow agile testing awareness, practices and acceptance.
- To create a learning road-map specifically in agile testing space.
- To identify the milestones that can be evaluated, certified and thus recognized.

A Non-profit testing community and certification organization.

A global alliance of visionary industry leaders, prominent authors, leading educational institutions and testing evangelists who are passionate about proliferation of agile in testing.

The Mission:
- To grow agile testing awareness, practices and acceptance.
- To create a learning road-map specifically in agile testing space.
- To identify the milestones that can be evaluated, certified and thus recognized.

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  1. 1. Surest way to learn Practical Agile Testing Confidential | Copyright © Agile Testing Alliance
  2. 2. Agile is the future Reference: VersionOne “State Of Agile Survey” 2008 to 2012 Confidential | Copyright © Agile Testing Alliance
  3. 3. Some more numbers • Agile projects are 16% more productive than traditionally-managed projects. • Agile projects have a 37% faster time to market at a statistically significant level of confidence. • Fifteen months after adopting Scrum, an agile methodology, 86% of Salesforce.com employees reported much higher job satisfaction. • During their first year of being agile, Salesforce.com reported that they delivered 586% more value. • There is 66% less overtime when agile processes are implemented. Confidential | Copyright © Agile Testing Alliance
  4. 4. Why Agile Testing? • More than 300,000 certified testers (from various global testing certification bodies) • More than 50,000 certified scrum professionals. • As per “State of Agile” Survey, 83% of the respondents would be implementing agile in their future projects. • This means there is a huge testing and agile community, but there aren’t any agile testers! • And there is no defined learning roadmap for testing community in agile space. Confidential | Copyright © Agile Testing Alliance
  5. 5. The Alliance • A Non-profit testing community and certification organization • A global alliance of visionary industry leaders, prominent authors, leading educational institutions and testing evangelists who are passionate about proliferation of agile in testing. Confidential | Copyright © Agile Testing Alliance
  6. 6. The Mission • To grow agile testing awareness, practices and acceptance. • To create a learning roadmap specifically in agile testing space. • To identify the milestones that can be evaluated, certified and thus recognized. Confidential | Copyright © Agile Testing Alliance
  7. 7. CERTIFICATION Confidential | Copyright © Agile Testing Alliance
  8. 8. Agile Testing Alliance Certifications Knowledge with experience is power; certification is just a by-product Knowledge, delivery & certification is consciously designed to focus on "agile testing" for ALL roles in Agile. Confidential | Copyright © Agile Testing Alliance
  9. 9. CP-BAT • CP-BAT stands for "Certified Professional – Basic Agile Testing" certification prepared and honored by "Agile Testing Alliance" & "University Teknologi Malaysia (UTM)". • CP-BAT is the first step in agile testing roadmap. Certified CP-BAT professionals are eligible for next level of certification called CP-MAT. Confidential | Copyright © Agile Testing Alliance
  10. 10. Why do it? • Combines two distinct worlds of Agile and Testing together. • Learn agile fundamentals along with testing fundamentals and deep dive into agile testing concepts and mindset with CP-BAT. • Showcase your knowledge of agile testing through CP-BAT. • Prepare yourself to further your journey into agile testing through this foundational agile testing certification course. • CP-BAT also would help someone become agile not only in Agile Projects but how to take agility in testing projects for non-agile development models. Confidential | Copyright © Agile Testing Alliance
  11. 11. Eligibility and Duration • There are no pre-requisite for this certification. Minimum qualification required is graduation in any stream. • It is a 2.5 day program which can be split over 5 half days as well. Confidential | Copyright © Agile Testing Alliance
  12. 12. Learning Objectives Confidential | Copyright © Agile Testing Alliance
  13. 13. Learning Objectives Confidential | Copyright © Agile Testing Alliance
  14. 14. Learning Objectives Confidential | Copyright © Agile Testing Alliance
  15. 15. Assessment • Certification Criteria – Behavioral Assessment (Total 10 Marks) • Willingness & level of participation in group activities • Shares his/her experience without being asked • Maintains & fosters team harmony • Being precise, succinct, criticizes constructively, and praises enough – Quantitative Assessment (Total 40 Marks) • 40 questions / 60 min, 1 mark each, no negative marking – Minimum 60% in both assessments Confidential | Copyright © Agile Testing Alliance
  16. 16. CP-MAT • CP-MAT stands for "Certified Professional – Master Agile Testing" certification prepared and honored by "Agile Testing Alliance" & "Universiti Teknologi Malaysia". • CP-BAT is the prerequisite for this next level of certification. Alternatively you should have Certified ScrumMaster® (CSM) or PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)® or similar basic Agile training. In absence of this you should be having at least 2 years of proven relevant experience in Agile. Confidential | Copyright © Agile Testing Alliance
  17. 17. Why do it? • CP-MAT gets help you get into the testing mindset in an agile project. • Helps you utilize your testing experience in learning hands on Agile testing. • Instills the "Quality is everyone's responsibility" concept in the minds of the participants. • Useful for even to an experienced tester to apply the "regular" testing techniques to an Agile project. • The concepts of Agile process with context to testing are covered during the course along with the associated best practices for Testing in an Agile Project. • The course takes a hands-on approach while covering Release Planning, User Stories Review, Estimation, Sprint Planning, Agile Test Strategy, Testing debt, Testing DoD, Test Reporting and Metrics. • Ready to use Agile Testing Tool Kit which will aid you in your testing projects. Confidential | Copyright © Agile Testing Alliance
  18. 18. Eligibility and Duration • CP-BAT is the prerequisite for this next level of certification. Alternatively you should have Certified ScrumMaster® (CSM) or PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)® or similar basic Agile training. In absence of this you should be having at least 2 years of proven relevant experience in Agile. • It is a 2.5 day program which can be split over 5 half days as well. Confidential | Copyright © Agile Testing Alliance
  19. 19. Learning Objectives Confidential | Copyright © Agile Testing Alliance
  20. 20. Learning Objectives Confidential | Copyright © Agile Testing Alliance
  21. 21. Learning Objectives Confidential | Copyright © Agile Testing Alliance
  22. 22. Learning Objectives Confidential | Copyright © Agile Testing Alliance
  23. 23. Learning Objectives Confidential | Copyright © Agile Testing Alliance
  24. 24. Assessment • Certification Criteria – Behavioral Assessment (Total 10 Marks) • • • • Willingness & level of participation in group activities Shares his/her experience without being asked Maintains & fosters team harmony Being precise, succinct, criticizes constructively, and praises enough – Theory Assessment (Total 40 Marks) • 40 questions / 60 min, 1 mark each, no negative marking – Practical Assessment (Total 50 Marks) • Multiple Sprints to test / 120 min. Demonstrate Agility in Testing – Minimum 60% in EACH assessments Confidential | Copyright © Agile Testing Alliance
  25. 25. CP-AAT • CP-AAT stands for “Certified Professional – Automation Agile Testing” certification prepared and honored by “Agile Testing Alliance” & “University Teknologi Malaysia (UTM)”. • CP-BAT is the prerequisite for this next level of certification. Alternatively you should have Certified ScrumMaster® (CSM) or PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)® or similar basic Agile training. In absence of this you should be having at least 2 years of proven relevant experience in Agile. Confidential | Copyright © Agile Testing Alliance
  26. 26. Why do it? • CP-AAT prepares you for utilizing automation effectively in an agile project. • Helps you realize the tester’s role in planning and strategizing for Test Automation in an agile project. • Gives you insight into the cost-benefit analysis, the opportunities and risks and the Agile team approaches to let the test-first strategy drive the quality goals of the projects. • Covers ATDD and TDD in an hands-on fashion using pairing techniques of XP. • Also covers the real-life challenges that a tester would face while applying the strategies. • All the concepts are driven using the case studies and actual test automation tasks involved in any live agile projects. • Introduces you to the automation tools such as JUnit, FitNesse and Selenium. Confidential | Copyright © Agile Testing Alliance
  27. 27. Eligibility and Duration • CP-BAT is the prerequisite for this next level of certification. Alternatively you should have Certified ScrumMaster® (CSM) or PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)® or similar basic Agile training. In absence of this you should be having at least 2 years of proven relevant experience in Agile. • It is a 2.5 day program which can be split over 5 half days as well. Confidential | Copyright © Agile Testing Alliance
  28. 28. Learning Objectives Confidential | Copyright © Agile Testing Alliance
  29. 29. Learning Objectives Confidential | Copyright © Agile Testing Alliance
  30. 30. Learning Objectives Confidential | Copyright © Agile Testing Alliance
  31. 31. Learning Objectives Confidential | Copyright © Agile Testing Alliance
  32. 32. Assessment • Certification Criteria – Behavioral Assessment (Total 10 Marks) • • • • Willingness & level of participation in group activities Shares his/her experience without being asked Maintains & fosters team harmony Being precise, succinct, criticizes constructively, and praises enough – Theory Assessment (Total 40 Marks) • 40 questions / 60 min, 1 mark each, no negative marking – Practical Assessment (Total 50 Marks) • Multiple Sprints to test / 120 min. Demonstrate Agility in Testing – Minimum 60% in EACH assessments Confidential | Copyright © Agile Testing Alliance
  33. 33. CP-AAST • CP-AAST stands for “Certified Professional – Agile Application Security Testing” certification prepared and honored by “Agile Testing Alliance” & “University Teknologi Malaysia (UTM)”. • CP-AAST is the first step in application security testing roadmap. Certified CPAAST professionals are eligible for next level of certification called CP-MAAST (Master of Agile Application Security Testing) Confidential | Copyright © Agile Testing Alliance
  34. 34. Why do it? • Learn Application Security fundamentals along with testing fundamentals and deep dive into OWASP testing concepts and mindset with CPAAST. • Showcase your knowledge of application security testing through CP-AAST. Prepare yourself to further your journey into application testing through this foundational application security testing certification course. • CP-AAST also would help the participant to test the loopholes in development process and would enhance the security of the tested applications. Confidential | Copyright © Agile Testing Alliance
  35. 35. Eligibility and Duration • There are no pre-requisite for this certification. Minimum qualification required is graduation in any stream. • It is a 1 whole day program emphasizing on OWASP and application security testing practices which can be split over 2 half days as well. Confidential | Copyright © Agile Testing Alliance
  36. 36. Learning Objectives Confidential | Copyright © Agile Testing Alliance
  37. 37. Learning Objectives Confidential | Copyright © Agile Testing Alliance
  38. 38. Assessment • Certification Criteria – Behavioral Assessment (Total 10 Marks) • Willingness & level of participation in group activities • Shares his/her experience without being asked • Maintains & fosters team harmony • Being precise, succinct, criticizes constructively, and praises enough – Theory Assessment (Total 30 Marks) • 30 questions / 60 min, 1 mark each, no negative marking – Minimum 60% in both assessments Confidential | Copyright © Agile Testing Alliance
  39. 39. Roadmap Course Pre-requisite Ideal for CP-BAT Graduation Freshers and New testers going Agile CP-MAT CP-BAT or 2 yrs Agile experience Manual Testers going Agile. Practical Iteration/sprint driven Agile Testing CP-AAT CP-BAT or 2 yrs Agile experience Manual Testers doing Test Automation in Agile Project CP-AAST Graduation Freshers and Any testers who wants to learn Security Testing in Agile project CP-MAAST CP-AAST + 1 yr experience Testers who want to jump to the master level of Security Testing Confidential | Copyright © Agile Testing Alliance
  40. 40. Contact INDIA • Office Number 6-7-8-9, Plot No 24, Sector 6, Airoli, Navi Mumbai - 400708. India Phone: +91-998-786-3664 Email: ATAIndia@agiletestingalliance.org MALAYSIA • A-12-3 Sri Intan Phase 1, Jalan Ipoh Batu 5, Kuala Lumpur 51200. Malaysia. Phone: +60-123-330-224 Email: ATAMalaysia@agiletestingalliance.org USA • 31 Hatikva Way North Chelmsford, MA 01863 USA. Phone: +1-978-328-9018 Email: ATAUSA@agiletestingalliance.org Confidential | Copyright © Agile Testing Alliance
  41. 41. Thank You! Confidential | Copyright © Agile Testing Alliance

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