Learn how to organise and priortise your testing in this Essentials course- Mark Winteringham
As Testers, we have to accept that we can’t test everything. There simply isn’t ever enough time. So we have to be smart with what we should and should not test, and in what order should we do our testing. We need to get organised with our testing! So how do we go about planning what to test? To help you achieve this, this course will:
- Explore two fundamental approaches to testing, scripted and exploratory
- Learn the pro’s and con’s of scripted testing and how to create test cases
- Identify and structure how Exploratory testing sessions through the use of charters
So if you want to learn how to plan and organise your testing. Come join us as we learn the fundamentals of planning our testing.
This course is part of the Essentials Online learning pathway.
Mark Winteringham is a tester, toolsmith and the Ministry of Testing DojoBoss with over 10 years experience providing testing expertise on award-winning projects across a wide range of technology sectors including BBC, Barclays, UK Government and Thomson Reuters. He is an advocate for modern risk-based testing practices and trains teams in Automation in Testing, Behaviour Driven Development and Exploratory testing techniques. He is also the co-founder of Ministry of Testing Essentials a community raising awareness of careers in testing and improving testing education. You can find him on Twitter @2bittester or at mwtestconsultancy.co.uk / automationintesting.com
Site Reliability Engineer (SRE)
Abby Bangser is a software tester with a keen interest in working on products where fellow engineers are the users. Abby brings the techniques of analysing and testing customer facing products to tools like delivery pipelines and logging so as to generate clearer feedback and greater value. Abby has a strong background in QA across software projects and platform engineering teams which she is now using in her new role as a Site Reliability Engineer (SRE).
Outside of work Abby is active in the community by co-leading Speak Easy which mentors new and diverse speakers, co-hosting the London free meetup Software Testing Clinic which brings together mentors and new joiners to the software testing industry, and hosting the London branch of #CoffeeOps meetup. You can get in touch easiest on Twitter at @a_bangser.
By the end of this course, you’ll be able to:
- Explain what exploratory testing is
- Explain what scripted testing is
- Compose a script for testing
- Perform basic exploratory testing session using charters
This course is designed for new starters in testing which means no prerequisite skills or knowledge is required.