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Agile Testing Strategies and Practices

COURSE TYPE

Practitioner

Course Number

1815

Duration

3 Days

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About This Course: Technical excellence, customer satisfaction, and the focus on working software, are key components of the Agile manifesto. In order to realize the full benefits of Agile development, teams must implement strong testing and technical practices. This Agile testing course demonstrates the Agile testing strategies and tactics that ensure high, and sustainable, quality in an Agile environment.

You Will Learn How To

  • Select efficient Agile testing practices on a project to ensure continuous feedback
  • Optimize iteration and release test plans that result in superior software quality
  • Create sustainable software product with test-driven development
  • Foster team collaboration for the creation of effective testing assets
  • Integrate value-based testing to ensure user satisfaction

    Course Outline

    • Testing in an Agile Environment

    General testing theory

    • Evaluating the key testing principles
    • Differentiating between Agile and traditional practices
    • Introducing the theory and purpose of Agile Testing

    Transitioning to Agile software development processes

    • Mapping Agile principles and values to testing
    • Inspecting Agile testing quadrants
    • Benefiting from Test Driven Development (TDD)
    • Automating testing for better Agility
    • Confirming Customer Satisfaction

    Acquiring a test basis

      Testing the charter and key features
    • Focusing on customer value and user personas
    • Writing useful test cases from user stories
    • Developing Story Acceptance Criteria

    Automating through Acceptance Test Driven Development (ATDD)

    • Designing the anatomy of an Agile Test
    • Creating a Test Idea Catalog
    • Refining a Definition of Done and Ready
    • Anticipating validation criteria through Behavior Driven Development (BDD)

    Preparing for User Acceptance Testing (UAT)

    • Specifying by examples and scenarios
    • Enabling Usability and Exploratory Testing
    • Performing Story-Mapping for better coverage
    • Managing the UAT processes
    • Implementing Developer and Technology Testing

    Building proficiency with TDD

    • Defining the unit candidates for testing
    • Achieving green-light success
    • Identifying good tests
    • Dealing with large systems

    Validating for FURPS+

      Finding non-functional testing patterns
    • Simulating interfaces and conducting performance testing through automation
    • Evaluating legacy systems
    • Test Management

    Test strategy and planning

    • Creating a risk-based approach to release planning
    • Coordinating day-to-day through a lightweight test plan
    • Declaring rules on zero-bug tolerance and defect tracking
    • Using metrics to measure success

    Successful delivery management

    • Implementing continuous integration and deployment
    • Setting-up JIT test environments
    • Organizing post-release testing

    Team mindset and culture

    • Working toward a whole team approach to quality
    • Designing software with high testability attributes
    • Sharing testing responsibilities between developers and testers
    • Collaborating on complex and distributed teams projects
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    Tuition

    Standard

    $2650

    Government

    $2355

    Course Tuition Includes:

    After-Course Instructor Coaching
    When you return to work, you are entitled to schedule a free coaching session with your instructor for help and guidance as you apply your new skills.

    Free Course Exam
    You can take your course exam on the last day of your course and receive a Certificate of Achievement with the designation "Awarded with Distinction."

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    Training Hours

    Standard Course Hours: 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
    *Informal discussion with instructor about your projects or areas of special interest: 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm


    FREE Online Course Exam (if applicable) – Last Day: 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
    By successfully completing your FREE online course exam, you will:

    • Have a record of your growth and learning results.
    • Bring proof of your progress back to your organization
    • Earn credits toward industry certifications (if applicable)
    • Make progress toward one or more Learning Tree Specialist & Expert Certifications (if applicable)

    Enhance Your Credentials with Professional Certification

    Learning Tree's comprehensive training and exam preparation guarantees that you will gain the knowledge and confidence to achieve professional certification and advance your career.

    This course qualifies for 17 CPE credits from the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy CPE program. Read more ...

    This course is endorsed by IIBA for Professional Development Hours (PD Hours) and Continuing Development Units (CDUs). For additional information and to confirm which courses are eligible towards your IIBA certification, click here.

    Earn 17 PDUs


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    and PMBOK are marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

    This course is approved by PMI® for 17 professional development units (PDUs). For more on the Project Management Institute and a full list of courses approved for PDUs.

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    This course qualifies for 24 SEUs.

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