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Thursday, June 11, 2015 - 10:00am - 11:00am
Agile Test & QA

The Tester Role in the Agile Release Train Prior Year Content

In a classical agile team, testers and developers work together on feature teams to produce functioning software in each sprint. As enterprises scale up their agile adoption, the agile feature teams must work in concert with many other teams, such as component teams and system teams. They may find that they need to interact with a number of technical experts and domain experts—DBAs, architects, user experience experts, business analysts, and others—who form part of the supporting cast. Together, these teams and individuals make up the “team of teams,” often known as the release train. Testers play a key role in each of these teams along the way. Malcolm Isaacs explores each of these teams, their functions, and their interactions with the rest of the enterprise from the perspective of the tester. He discusses testing tools and techniques that testers in each of these enterprise teams can leverage to increase overall quality.

1.00 PMI® PDU
Malcolm Isaacs

Malcolm Isaacs is a functional architect in HP Software’s Application Delivery Management group, focusing on best practices and methodologies across all aspects of the software development lifecycle. In the course of his career, Malcolm has worked in various positions as software engineer, team leader, and architect. In 2003 he joined Mercury (later acquired by HP), where he worked on a number of products which specialize in supporting traditional and agile software development lifecycles from planning through deployment. Follow Malcolm on Twitter @MalcolmIsaacs, contact him at [email protected], and read his HP blog.

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