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The Whole Team Approach to Agile Testing

18-19 Feb 2016, a two-day course by Janet Gregory, the co-author of Agile Testing


The course fee is 1100 SGD **. To register, please provide the following details and email us. Group discount of 10% (for companies) is available for 5 pax or more.

  • First, last name and email of attendee(s)
  • Company-sponsored or self-sponsored (40% off)*
  • Payment method: bank transfer (preferred) or credit card

Course Details


This two day course explains how testers can become valued agile team members, how they contribute to delivering a continuous stream of business value, and ways to overcome common cultural and logistical obstacles in transitioning to an agile development process. It describes the values and principles that help testers adopt an agile testing mindset, and how the whole team contributes to the success of any testing practices, including automation.


Students will be shown how to complete testing activities in short iterations, and how testers contribute on a daily basis during each iteration and release cycle. Processes such as ATDD (Acceptance Test Driven Development) will be stressed throughout the course. Through interactive exercises and group discussions, participants will discover good strategies for driving development with both executable and manual tests. The course is filled with real-life examples of the many ways agile testers add value.

Course Outline

You may find the course outline in this url. Some refinements are expected before the course.

Target Audience

The course is aimed at anyone on who wants to learn what testing means on an agile team. All team members will benefit from understanding their contribution and the interaction with testers on the team. Test/QA and development managers, who work with testers, will also find the course valuable. Basic agile knowledge is recommended so the participants can actively contribute with questions and shared experiences.


9am to 5pm for both days

When & Where

18-19 February 2016

Hotel Grand Pacific Singapore
101 Victoria Street, Singapore 188018
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About Janet

Janet Gregory is an agile testing coach and process consultant with DragonFire Inc. She is the co-author with Lisa Crispin of Agile Testing: A Practical Guide for Testers and Agile Teams (Addison-Wesley, 2009) , and More Agile Testing: Learning Journeys for the Whole Team (Addison-Wesley 2014). She is also a contributor to 97 Things Every Programmer Should Know. Janet specializes in showing agile teams how testers can add value in areas beyond critiquing the product; for example, guiding development with business-facing tests. Janet works with teams to transition to agile development, and teaches agile testing courses and tutorials 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 this link. You can also follow her on twitter @janetgregoryca.

About this initiative

This is a volunteer work and all profit will go to Agile Singapore to support future events.