Ask Me Anything - Holistic Testing

15th November 2023
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Janet Gregory

Process Consultant

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Can you provide a brief overview of what "Holistic Testing" means?
What are some common challenges teams face when trying to implement holistic testing?
How do you strike a balance between automated tests and exploratory testing?
Could you share an instance where a holistic testing had a significant impact on the product's quality?
How does holistic testing contribute to better communication and collaboration among team members?
Who are most important stakeholders to get on board when trying to implement holistic testing?
How to make "Holistic Testing" a habit after the initial start?
Are there specific tools or framework that you find particularly valuable?
What's a good way to apply holistic testing to system testing?
When bringing up Holistic testing to the organisation, does the message have to be tailored for different audiences?
What trends or developments in the world of software testing do you find particularly exciting?

Uncover the wisdom shared during our Ask Me Anything on Holistic Testing with Janet Gregory. Watch as Janet unravels the intricacies of Holistic Testing and addresses burning questions from the community.

Explore Janet's journey in understanding Holistic Testing, the challenges faced in implementing it, and strategies for striking the right balance between automation and exploration. Delve into real-life success stories showcasing the transformative power of Holistic Testing in product quality enhancement and team synergy.

Discover Janet's tips for fostering better communication and collaboration within your development team, and learn the art of tailoring your message to different stakeholders.

Get ready to reshape your approach to testing with Janet's expert guidance. Watch this AMA now and embrace the holistic testing philosophy!

Janet Gregory's profile'

Janet Gregory

Process Consultant

Janet Gregory is an agile testing coach and process consultant with DragonFire Inc. She is the co-author with Lisa Crispin of Agile Testing Condensed, More Agile Testing: Learning Journeys for the Whole Team, Agile Testing: A Practical Guide for Testers and Agile Teams, the Live Lessons Agile Testing Essentials video course, and two Holistic Testing course with the Agile Testing Fellowship. She's also co-authored with Selena Delesie, Assessing Agile Quality Practices with QPAM. Janet specializes in showing agile teams how testing practices are necessary to develop good quality products. She works with teams to transition to agile development and teaches agile testing courses worldwide. She contributes articles to publications and enjoys sharing her experiences at conferences and user group meetings around the world. For more about Janet’s work and her blog, visit or
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