Sessions by category

AGILE SESSIONS

Day 1
18 May 2015
Day 2
19 May 2015
Day 3
20 May 2015
Day 4
21 May 2015

Practical Transition to Agile (day 1 of 2)

We are facing today an increase demand from test engineers and test managers to know how to deal with testing in an Agile environment. The Agile manifesto guides Agile development...
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Alon Linetzki

Personal Agility

Are you or people in your organization feeling overwhelmed with their workload? Do they feel they are not getting the results they want from the actions they are taking? Does...
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Gil Zilberfeld
Yves Hanoulle

Practical Transition to Agile (day 2 of 2)

We are facing today an increase demand from test engineers and test managers to know how to deal with testing in an Agile environment. The Agile manifesto guides Agile development...
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Alon Linetzki

Agile/Lean Team Management and Leadership Workshop

This workshop is intended for managers and leaders of teams that are growing in the usage of Agile and Lean practices within their organization. Overall objectives of the workshop is...
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Ray Arell

Keynote: Connecting Business and Testing with Test Analytics

Online and mobile businesses have been working with highly automated processes, using web and mobile analytics to drive lean processes for some years. Teams adopting disciplines like specification by example,...
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Paul Gerrard

Quality built in @ Spotify

Most of the people think that quality in software development is limited to manual testing on the latest stage before releasing a product. That might be true 20 years ago...
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Andrii Dzynia

From Waterfall to Agile and back again – an unexpected journey

This is the story of a test team’s unexpected journey. We went from Waterfall to Agile and then a few steps back again. Our unexpected journey helped us find our...
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Sakis Ladopoulos

Testing Cup

To answer that question, we probably need to explain first what the Testing Cup is about. As the BTD is “The Learning by Doing” conference, the Testing Cup is really...
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TestLab

The agenda: 9.40 – 17.00 B T D Who 09:40 – 10:30 Lean Coffee x x x Ru Cindrea, Maaret Pyhäjärvi 11:00 – 11:50 Open Salary discussion “Is tester, SDET...
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Maaret Pyhäjärvi
Ru Cindrea
Adina Moldovan

5 years Agile! Success or Failure?

This interactive presentation is based on my experiences as Agile consultant and Agile trainer in the past five years. In that period of time I have seen over 300 Agile...
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Leo van der Aalst

Agile Testing – Celebrate bug prevention instead of bug detection

Testers traditionally see themselves in the role of finding / detecting bugs. While testing is becoming more and more a pivotal point in agile software development, there is an arising...
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Michael Palotas

Testing the Missing Link in the Evolution of Future Robotics

Robotic companies have been with us for decades and now they are undergoing a massive transformation. Finally, the technologies for advanced and lightweight mechanical frameworks augmented with autonomous high powered...
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Daniël Maslyn

People of the Team, Unite! Apply ATDD!

Within agile teams we see that the team members must understand all roles in the team. From business analyst to acceptance tester and from architect to developer, a team member...
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Chris Schotanus

Test Management Interactive Session

Test management discussion Are you a test manager? Are you worried? Come and share your worries… We’ll host a wide ranging discussion driven by your questions and ours. Typical topics...
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Andy Redwood
Paul Gerrard
Isabel Evans

AgiLEAN BDD Test automation

One of the most important problems that we face as software professionals is this: If somebody thinks of a good idea, how do we deliver it to users as quickly...
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Ravi Gumpu

Panel Discussion : “Quality – United in Diversity”

The theme embraced perfectly the situation in which all of us are in. Ideal to have a discussion about it. Diversity, aren’t we dealing with a very diverse environment. Differences,...
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Ray Arell
Daniël Maslyn
Gil Zilberfeld
Susan Windsor
Paul Gerrard
Isabel Evans
Stuart Reid

Keynote: Scrum Must Die

Many teams over the last decade have moved to Agile Scrum development, but many have missed the key point of doing the adoption—Scrum and it’s rituals are merely training-wheels for...
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Ray Arell

If James Bach and Mary Gorman had a baby, how would it test?

In 2001 James Bach introduced a game changing approach to dividing test object into elements in his Stickyminds.com column feature “How Do You Spell Testing?”. In his approach five words...
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Sami Söderblom

Advanced Test Automation Interactive Session

In this interactive session, we will look at the most important topics in test automation today. What are the top three things you can do that will “tip the balance”...
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Dorothy Graham
Seretta Gamba

TestLab

The agenda:   9.40 – 17.00 B T D Who 09:40 – 10:30 Lean Coffee x x x Ru Cindrea, Maaret Pyhäjärvi 11:00 – 11:50 Teaching Kids Programming with Koans...
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Maaret Pyhäjärvi
Ru Cindrea
Adina Moldovan

TDD for Testers – The Star Wars Experience

Any agile methodology today will tell you that you have to use TDD to support it. But as it’s considered a developer’s job, many people with other roles don’t get...
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Gil Zilberfeld

Practical Tips for Pairing with a Developer to Test

Effective working relationships between team members is vital component of a successful team. In particular building a strong working relationship between developers and testers is important for shared ownership of...
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Toby Sinclair

Development & Testing Advanced Interactive Session

Ray has a vast experience in dealing with Development and Testing Teams. He has lead and leading teams @Intel and was the key in transitioning teams from Waterfall development to...
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Ray Arell

Case Study: DIRP = Test Case Design Methodology

DIRP is a Test Case Design Methodology. It was created by the Testing Competence within Novabase, at the end of 2012. It was created with the intent of diminishing the...
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Marta Azedo
Sara Pinhão

Business Progress Reporting in Agile Context

Test progress reporting can be cumbersome. There is a complex story to be told, but it needs to be done in such a way that the business and project stakeholders...
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Derk-Jan de Grood

Your place in DevTops is not about finding more bugs, but problem solutions

Developers don’t like bugs in their inbox that they need to reproduce because that keeps them from doing what they like most: coding new stuff. Entering bugs should also not...
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Andreas Grabner

Breaking Illusions: Testing is your most valuable asset!

Testers don’t break your code, they break your *illusions* about the code. Illusions may be about the code doing what it’s supposed to; about the product doing what it would...
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Maaret Pyhäjärvi

The future is happening now!

A few years ago together with 7 Dutch testing colleagues we wrote the book ‘Determine your course! Future and trends in software testing’. One of the important trends we saw...
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Ard Kramer

Building a true decision support system for Agile delivery, using automated intelligence

By aiming to shorten release cycles, application teams must be able to assess rapidly whether the build is ready to move on to either testing or production. To facilitate that,...
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Jerry Saelemakers

Celebrating 1 year of Collaboration Driven Development (CDD)

If a developer takes the time to write and run unit test cases for his code, his goal is to deliver a better product. So you can ask yourself why...
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Patrice Willemot

Testing within an Agile Environment

Rather than focusing on transitioning to agile, this talk looks at how agile really works at a successful company that has used it from the beginning. With over 8,000 Acceptance...
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Chris Gollop
Beyza Sakir

AUTOMATION SESSIONS

Day 1
18 May 2015
Day 2
19 May 2015
Day 3
20 May 2015
Day 4
21 May 2015
Ina Schieferdecker

Best Practices in Test Automation

Gil Zilberfeld
Paul Gerrard
Andrii Dzynia

Quality built in @ Spotify

Testing Cup

Maaret Pyhäjärvi

TestLab

Viktor Clerc
Chris Schotanus

People of the Team, Unite! Apply ATDD!

Ravi Gumpu

AgiLEAN BDD Test automation

Miroslava Brkic

Unity of Code Coverage

Dorothy Graham
Maaret Pyhäjärvi

TestLab

Gil Zilberfeld

TDD for Testers – The Star Wars Experience

Toby Sinclair

Practical Tips for Pairing with a Developer to Test

Marta Azedo
Ard Kramer

The future is happening now!

Patrice Willemot

MANAGEMENT SESSIONS

Day 1
18 May 2015
Day 2
19 May 2015
Day 3
20 May 2015
Day 4
21 May 2015
Fiona Charles
Paul Gerrard

How Business Can Use Testing

Jan Jaap Cannegieter
Susan Windsor

Creating Shared Goals

Paul Gerrard
Andrii Dzynia

Quality built in @ Spotify

Sakis Ladopoulos

Testing Cup

Leo van der Aalst

5 years Agile! Success or Failure?

Edward Allen

Test Challenges in the Cloud

Gerry Meyen
Andy Redwood
Ray Arell

Keynote: Scrum Must Die

Toby Sinclair

Practical Tips for Pairing with a Developer to Test

Stephen Janaway

Testing your Emotions

Derk-Jan de Grood

Business Progress Reporting in Agile Context

Niels Malotaux

No Questions, No Issues. Period!

MOBILE SESSIONS

Day 1
20 May 2015
Day 2
21 May 2015
Paul Gerrard
Andrii Dzynia

Quality built in @ Spotify

Maaret Pyhäjärvi

TestLab

Viktor Clerc
Daniël Maslyn
Dorothy Graham
Maaret Pyhäjärvi

TestLab

Alfonso Nocella

From Desktop Wearable to Testing

SECURITY SESSIONS

Day 1
18 May 2015
Day 2
19 May 2015
Day 3
20 May 2015
Day 4
21 May 2015
Andrii Dzynia

Quality built in @ Spotify

Testing Cup

Maaret Pyhäjärvi

TestLab

Daniël Maslyn
Dorothy Graham
Maaret Pyhäjärvi

TestLab

Alfonso Nocella

From Desktop Wearable to Testing

SKILLS SESSIONS

Day 1
18 May 2015
Day 2
19 May 2015
Day 3
20 May 2015
Day 4
21 May 2015
Alon Linetzki
Tony Bruce
Fiona Charles
Gil Zilberfeld

Personal Agility

Stuart Reid

Risk Based Testing

Gil Zilberfeld
Alon Linetzki
Tony Bruce
Jan Jaap Cannegieter
Susan Windsor

Creating Shared Goals

Sakis Ladopoulos
Rudi Hendrickx

Living Software Documentation

Testing Cup

Leo van der Aalst

5 years Agile! Success or Failure?

Edward Allen

Test Challenges in the Cloud

Michael Palotas
Daniël Maslyn
Chris Schotanus

People of the Team, Unite! Apply ATDD!

Peter Van de Voorde

The Social Tester

Gerry Meyen
Andy Redwood
Miroslava Brkic

Unity of Code Coverage

Sami Söderblom
Dorothy Graham
Toby Sinclair

Practical Tips for Pairing with a Developer to Test

Stephen Janaway

Testing your Emotions

Alfonso Nocella

From Desktop Wearable to Testing

Fiona Charles

What is my Context?

Tom van de Ven

A High-Tech Tester is a great Eyewitness

Maaret Pyhäjärvi
Niels Malotaux

No Questions, No Issues. Period!

Patrice Willemot