(Talk given at PIPELINE Conference 2016, London https://pipelineconf.info/2016-event/speakers/)
Hey, do you remember when everyone was asking what the role of the tester would be in an agile team? It’s happening again! A team that takes on the challenge to release their every commit certainly will take testing seriously. It will need to evolve new ways of testing. It will have new dynamics of testers working with developers. In this talk we’ll look at how continuous deployment changes the dynamics of an agile team. How quality moves even more to the center of the stage. How that changes the role of the tester once again. And of developers, too. How to put the customer center stage again. And how that, too, has testing competencies at its core. And we’ll not forget DevOps, and how monitoring can be a continuous testing strategy.
Wouter Lagerweij is an independent Agile Coach operating out of The Netherlands. He loves spending time with teams and organisations to figure out how to improve the way they make software, and make it more fun. To make that happen Wouter uses the knowledge and skills gathered in over eighteen years of experience applying Agile processes and practices from XP, Scrum, Kanban, Lean and Systems Thinking. To turn those improvements into real business opportunities, Wouter has added Lean Startup/Lean Enterprise approaches. Occasionally, he even uses common sense.