Course: Lean-Agile Software Quality Assurance (SQA) · 2 days [Q2]

Course: Lean-Agile Software Quality Assurance (SQA) · 2 days [Q2]

from 1,999.00

Learn how to implement effective quality assurance models in Agile teams; how to create a quality-friendly Scrum or Kanban life cycle and process; how to set and achieve quality targets, how to insert quality best practices and how to set smart testing strategies. Planning, team collaboration, automation, tools and metrics are addressed in order to support these initiatives.

Duration: 2 days / 4 evenings / 14 hours
Audience: QA/Test Managers, QA/Test Leads, Functional testers, Test Developers, Scrum Masters, Development Managers
Certification: Upon training completion
Courseware licensing: 3 months or perpetual

Learning cases and katas:
 Set up an Agile SQA model for a project or team
Define target quality and link this with business value
 Design & insert defect prevention practices
 Use testing quadrants to strategize and divide testing ownerships
Select quality metrics for monitoring and respectives
✓ Plan testing when iterations are short
✓ Make test automation Agile friendly

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1. Agile Software Development

  • Agile workflow and roles
  • Quality challenges in agile projects
  • Agile testing - what is different?
  • Release readiness redefined

2. Quality and the Development Life Cycle

  • Basic quality concepts
  • Benefits of agile iterations
  • Best practices that encourage quality
  • Role and objectives of QA team in the project
  • Achieving quality through cross-team collaboration

3. Quality Assurance Process

  • Mindset to make quality pervasive in organization
  • Strategy to plan quality management activities
  • Tactics to act on results and events
  • QA team's mandates

4. Best Practices

  • Requirements analysis
  • Design
  • Scheduling and risk management
  • Zero-defect development
  • Configuration management, builds and checkins
  • Testing and defects: go/nogo meeting

5. Agile Software Testing

  • Faults and failures
  • Agile test objectives and test coverage
  • Agile test pipeline
  • Agile test strategy and test case design

6. Quality Metrics

  • Objective of metrics
  • Metrics requirements
  • Defect convergence model
  • Setting up a metrics program
  • Interpreting and reporting

7. QA Infrastructure

  • Quality data management
  • Test automation
  • CM & software builds
  • QA productivity and analysis tools

8. QA Team Management

  • Team organization
  • Hiring and training
  • Planning and scheduling
  • Tracking and reporting
  • Team specialization

Our live online and self-paced formats permits anybody to participate regardless of your location.

In addition, we offer in-house training in any location worldwide.

Venues for public training are located in the following cities:
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