Minding Your Own Business - Lisa Crispin

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Lisa Crispin

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Talk Description

You don’t have to learn the business domain to do a lot of valuable testing activities, such as exploratory testing. However, if you want to really make sure a feature will solve the business problem as intended, or help your stakeholders get the minimum they need cost-effectively, you should aim to become an expert in your company’s business domain.

I will share some of the ways my teams and I have been successful in learning about businesses and customers, and how you can apply that knowledge to deliver solutions that exceed both of their expectations. Participants are invited to share their own experiences in becoming business experts and how that helped them, or perhaps held them back.

What you’ll learn

By the end of this talk, you'll be able to:

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Lisa Crispin

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Lisa Crispin is the co-author, with Janet Gregory, of More Agile Testing: Learning Journeys for the Whole Team (2014), Agile Testing: A Practical Guide for Testers and Agile Teams (2009), the LiveLessons Agile Testing Essentials video course, and “The Whole Team Approach to Agile Testing” 3-day training course. She co-authored Extreme Testing (2002) with Tip House. She is a contributor to Experiences of Test Automation by Dorothy Graham and Mark Fewster (Addison-Wesley, 2011), Beautiful Testing (O’Reilly, 2009) and other books. Lisa was voted by her peers as the Most Influential Agile Testing Professional Person at Agile Testing Days in 2012. She enjoys helping people find ways to build more quality into their software products, as well as hands-on testing. Please visit www.lisacrispin.com and www.agiletester.ca for more.

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