Half Day Tutorial: Exploring Context Driven Testing & Exploratory Testing

More and more, testers are using exploratory testing and context driven testing techniques in their organizations. However, as many testers start to embrace these testing methodologies, they are uncovering questions in their implementation.

In this half-day tutorial, we will explore the various aspects of testing including test planning, test design, test execution, and test reporting from the exploratory testing mindset. We will also cover how to prepare your organization for the shift from more traditional methods to exploratory testing methods. Testers who attend this session will leave understanding how to implement exploratory testing concepts through all the phases of test planning, design, execution and reporting and feel confident returning to their organizations to implement their changes.

Learning Objectives:

  • How the various aspects of the testing cycle (Test Planning, Design, Execution and Reporting) are different in Exploratory Testing than they are in traditional testing.
  • How to implement Exploratory Testing concepts through the various aspects of the testing cycle.
  • How to prepare their organizations for the shift from more traditional testing to Exploratory Testing.
  • How to deal with resistance to Exploratory Testing techniques.

Tutorial Outline:

  • Defining Context Driven and Exploratory Testing
  • The Exploratory Testing Approach
    • Test Strategies
    • Test Plans
    • Test Execution
    • Reporting & Metrics
  • Preparing Your Organization for Change

Exploratory
Location: Guggenheim 1Date: May 14, 2019Time: 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm Nancy Kelln