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MINDSET. SKILLSET. TOOLSET 
THE KEYS TO AGILE TESTING 
AND TEST AUTOMATION 
MICHAEL PALOTAS 
AGILE BREAKFAST, ST. GALLEN 
...
WHO AM I? 
Michael Palotas 
Gerbiweg 2 
8853 Lachen 
michael.palotas@gridfusion.net 
@michael_palotas 
Head of Productivit...
EBAY FROM THE TOP 
MICHAEL PALOTAS - AGILE BREAKFAST ST. GALLEN
GRIDFUSION FROM THE TOP 
MICHAEL PALOTAS - AGILE BREAKFAST ST. GALLEN
MINDSET 
attractionmarketingmethods.com 
MICHAEL PALOTAS - AGILE BREAKFAST ST. GALLEN
WHO IS RESPONSIBLE FOR 
QUALITY? 
MICHAEL PALOTAS - AGILE BREAKFAST ST. GALLEN
TEST CYCLES 
Traditional model - 6 months 
Development Test 
Agile - 2 weeks 
Development Test 
Development Test AUTO 
MIC...
THE IDEAL MIX? 
MICHAEL PALOTAS - AGILE BREAKFAST ST. GALLEN
BUG PREVENTION? 
MICHAEL PALOTAS - AGILE BREAKFAST ST. GALLEN
TESTING OFFERINGS 
Manual testing 
Rapid testing / 
exploratory approach 
Focus on fast feedback 
Focus on primary work 
a...
HOW TEAMS EVOLVE 
SM 
MICHAEL PALOTAS - AGILE BREAKFAST ST. GALLEN 
PO 
UX 
DEV 
DEV 
DEV 
DEV 
DEV 
SM 
SM 
PO 
UX 
DEV 
...
SKILLSET - WHAT IT MEANS FOR TESTERS 
MICHAEL PALOTAS - AGILE BREAKFAST ST. GALLEN
WHAT IT MEANS FOR MANAGERS 
MICHAEL PALOTAS - AGILE BREAKFAST ST. GALLEN
TOOLSET 
Otto.de 
MICHAEL PALOTAS - AGILE BREAKFAST ST. GALLEN
AUTOMATION 
… is software development 
MICHAEL PALOTAS - AGILE BREAKFAST ST. GALLEN
TESTAUTOMATION WHY? 
NOT to replace people 
To save time and to reinvest that time into 
“smart” testing 
To get early and...
WHAT IS SELENIUM? 
SELENIUM AUTOMATES BROWSERS 
THAT'S IT 
And more more thing: 
Selenium is becoming a W3C standard: http...
SELENIUM 2 / WEBDRIVER 
JSON WIRE 
PROTOCOL 
Client 
Java 
C# 
Ruby 
Python 
Server 
Server 
Server 
i.e. Selendroid, iOS-...
SCALING – SELENIUM GRID 
DEV 
CI 
…. 
SELENIUM GRID 
HUB 
IOS ANDROID 
WINDOWS 
LINUX 
OSX 
MICHAEL PALOTAS - AGILE BREAKF...
TEST INFRASTRUCTURE 
AUT 
API 
DB 
Browsers 
Mobiles 
MICHAEL PALOTAS - AGILE BREAKFAST ST. GALLEN
TESTING OF THE FUTURE? 
Non-Stop Testing 
Parallel to Development 
All test levels are done within the sprint 
Testing is ...
ATLASSIAN 
Source: Andrew Prentice, Atlassian, Sydney May 2014 
MICHAEL PALOTAS - AGILE BREAKFAST ST. GALLEN
THE BIG GOAL 
MICHAEL PALOTAS - AGILE BREAKFAST ST. GALLEN
THANK YOU! 
MICHAEL PALOTAS - AGILE BREAKFAST ST. GALLEN 
michael.palotas@gridfusion.net 
@michael_palotas
REFERENCES 
http://weekendreflection.blogspot.ch/ 
http://perfectplate.com/ 
http://www.jamshid-ibrahim.net/ 
http://simpl...
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  1. 1. MINDSET. SKILLSET. TOOLSET THE KEYS TO AGILE TESTING AND TEST AUTOMATION MICHAEL PALOTAS AGILE BREAKFAST, ST. GALLEN 28. October 2014
  2. 2. WHO AM I? Michael Palotas Gerbiweg 2 8853 Lachen michael.palotas@gridfusion.net @michael_palotas Head of Productivity & Test Engineering, eBay Founder, GRIDFUSION MICHAEL PALOTAS - AGILE BREAKFAST ST. GALLEN
  3. 3. EBAY FROM THE TOP MICHAEL PALOTAS - AGILE BREAKFAST ST. GALLEN
  4. 4. GRIDFUSION FROM THE TOP MICHAEL PALOTAS - AGILE BREAKFAST ST. GALLEN
  5. 5. MINDSET attractionmarketingmethods.com MICHAEL PALOTAS - AGILE BREAKFAST ST. GALLEN
  6. 6. WHO IS RESPONSIBLE FOR QUALITY? MICHAEL PALOTAS - AGILE BREAKFAST ST. GALLEN
  7. 7. TEST CYCLES Traditional model - 6 months Development Test Agile - 2 weeks Development Test Development Test AUTO MICHAEL PALOTAS - AGILE BREAKFAST ST. GALLEN
  8. 8. THE IDEAL MIX? MICHAEL PALOTAS - AGILE BREAKFAST ST. GALLEN
  9. 9. BUG PREVENTION? MICHAEL PALOTAS - AGILE BREAKFAST ST. GALLEN
  10. 10. TESTING OFFERINGS Manual testing Rapid testing / exploratory approach Focus on fast feedback Focus on primary work artifacts Domain knowledge Architecture Infrastructure Tools TDD / Automation Continuous Integration DevOps MICHAEL PALOTAS - AGILE BREAKFAST ST. GALLEN
  11. 11. HOW TEAMS EVOLVE SM MICHAEL PALOTAS - AGILE BREAKFAST ST. GALLEN PO UX DEV DEV DEV DEV DEV SM SM PO UX DEV DEV DEV DEV DEV SET PO UX DEV DEV DEV DEV DEV SET
  12. 12. SKILLSET - WHAT IT MEANS FOR TESTERS MICHAEL PALOTAS - AGILE BREAKFAST ST. GALLEN
  13. 13. WHAT IT MEANS FOR MANAGERS MICHAEL PALOTAS - AGILE BREAKFAST ST. GALLEN
  14. 14. TOOLSET Otto.de MICHAEL PALOTAS - AGILE BREAKFAST ST. GALLEN
  15. 15. AUTOMATION … is software development MICHAEL PALOTAS - AGILE BREAKFAST ST. GALLEN
  16. 16. TESTAUTOMATION WHY? NOT to replace people To save time and to reinvest that time into “smart” testing To get early and instant feedback Regression testing only Safety net MICHAEL PALOTAS - AGILE BREAKFAST ST. GALLEN
  17. 17. WHAT IS SELENIUM? SELENIUM AUTOMATES BROWSERS THAT'S IT And more more thing: Selenium is becoming a W3C standard: http://www.w3.org/TR/webdriver
  18. 18. SELENIUM 2 / WEBDRIVER JSON WIRE PROTOCOL Client Java C# Ruby Python Server Server Server i.e. Selendroid, iOS-Driver MICHAEL PALOTAS - AGILE BREAKFAST ST. GALLEN
  19. 19. SCALING – SELENIUM GRID DEV CI …. SELENIUM GRID HUB IOS ANDROID WINDOWS LINUX OSX MICHAEL PALOTAS - AGILE BREAKFAST ST. GALLEN
  20. 20. TEST INFRASTRUCTURE AUT API DB Browsers Mobiles MICHAEL PALOTAS - AGILE BREAKFAST ST. GALLEN
  21. 21. TESTING OF THE FUTURE? Non-Stop Testing Parallel to Development All test levels are done within the sprint Testing is the job of the entire team Testers are engineers with a “testing superpower” MICHAEL PALOTAS - AGILE BREAKFAST ST. GALLEN
  22. 22. ATLASSIAN Source: Andrew Prentice, Atlassian, Sydney May 2014 MICHAEL PALOTAS - AGILE BREAKFAST ST. GALLEN
  23. 23. THE BIG GOAL MICHAEL PALOTAS - AGILE BREAKFAST ST. GALLEN
  24. 24. THANK YOU! MICHAEL PALOTAS - AGILE BREAKFAST ST. GALLEN michael.palotas@gridfusion.net @michael_palotas
  25. 25. REFERENCES http://weekendreflection.blogspot.ch/ http://perfectplate.com/ http://www.jamshid-ibrahim.net/ http://simplehomemade.net/ http://npr.org http://creatia2013.wordpress.com/ www.kaushik.net Sackmesser.ch http://betterafter50.com http://estonianfreepress.com/ http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/8/8b/Ordinary_roadblock.JPG MICHAEL PALOTAS - AGILE BREAKFAST ST. GALLEN

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