Being an Agile Tester

Being a test expert in an agile team is very different than working in the QA department of a classical organization. As part of the team you need to be proactive and engage the development cycle throughout all its stage. This means that our traditional ways for testing our products, need to evolve as well. During this training we will see how agile mindset considers quality as the cornerstone of success, we will understand the expectations from the QA expert inside an agile team and we will learn tools and technique that will enable us to fulfil these expectations.

Target Audience

  • QA Team Leads
  • Testers


  • At least 1 year of experience developing/Testing software
  • Basic understanding of Development Processes
  • Understanding of the Scrum development Process


This is a one day workshop


  • Understand the role of Quality in an agile world
  • Know how to design test strategy in an Agile manner
  • Get familiar with Advanced Testing Technique
  • Learn the place o the Tester in an agile team
  • Know how the different testing pieces fits together
  • Understand how to become a productive agile team member
  • Understand that its more than just testing


Part 1 – Introduction

  • The agile mindset
  • The Scrum Framework
  • Quality in an agile world

Part 2 – The process

  • Refresh of the scrum process
    • The Release cycle
    • The Sprint cycle
    • The Daily cycle

Part 3 – The Team

  • Agile Team and roles
  • Agile Tester Roles

Part 4- The Role of the tester

  • In Planning
  • In Execution

Part 5 – Testing Levels

  • Understanding different testing level
    • Place of Unit Tests
    • Role of the Acceptance Testing
    • Exploratory Testing
  • Choosing a cohesive Test Strategy
  • Understanding Automation

Part 6 – Automation

  • Automation Tools
  • Introduction to BDD/ATDD
  • Exercise – Given/When/Then
  • Testing over the GUI
  • Correct Automation Strategy

What people that participated say:

  • “Your course covers very problematic area of the development processes – Quality / Testing and open a lot of questions for right organization of the testing processes for the specific product”
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