First of all, I want to be clear that this series of posts have nothing to do with my work at Atlassian. These posts are experiences from previous assignments with Jayway, and I am just now gathering my thoughts on it.
The effort of having 12-14 people involved in testing 2 hours/week needs to be prepared and facilitated. This is something that I usually propose, and the need was acknowledged rather quickly in this team.
It ended up being a rotating task within the development team to take on the facilitator role of the week. However, it was usually natural for some person to be facilitator when it came to different focus areas. This also meant that some people got the facilitator role more often during the time I was there.
I personally coached the facilitator of the week through preparations and all the way through the test session, debrief and meta debrief. Here are some aspects of facilitation that we considered. Read more…
First of all, I want to be clear that this series of posts have nothing to do with Atlassian. These posts are experiences from previous assignments with Jayway, and I am just now gathering my thoughts on it.
Be sure to read the previous post which has some context:
A new teams encounter with DET/TET as a framework for testing – Part 1-Context
To get everyone on-board with what we were doing, I started off with a workshop on testing and quality in general. Read more…
Over the last year I have been asked many times about how to implement DET/TET at a new company. Since most of my experiences have been within Jayway where the concept is accepted, I have not been able to answer that question in a good way. This is my story of implementing DET in a company which had not been using it before or very much any other formal testing. Since i got the question, this company is not Atlassian, but my last assignment before my move.
In this first post I want to give some context about the assignment, the company and product and what we ended up doing. In the following posts I will highlight specific aspects that were relevant for this implementation in the new company.
I was brought in as an Agile testing mentor to this company, which actually has no dedicated testers. Read more…