In 2021, Janet Gregory introduced her vision for holistic testing, an approach to development where testing is embedded in every part of the software delivery cycle. From automation to exploratory testing, her holistic approach helps leaders to understand when to best optimize testing in a true DevOps culture. Modern companies more than ever are faced with increasingly distributed teams, complex quality tasks, and rapidly evolving development cycles.

In our Provar Community discussion, Janet shares not only a roadmap for how leaders can effectively confront quality challenges through a holistic testing approach to scale, while continuing to deliver high quality products.

Key Takeaways:

  • How to identify and increase visibility for organizational testing risks
  • Strategies for implementing and scaling internal buy-in to a holistic testing approach
  • Critical issues in transitioning to a sustainable holistic testing and resolution strategies

About Our Speaker:

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: A Brief Introduction, More Agile Testing: Learning Journeys for the Whole Team, and Agile Testing: A Practical Guide for Testers and Agile Teams. Janet specializes in showing agile teams how testing activities are necessary for the whole team to develop good quality products. She works with teams to transition to agile development and teaches agile testing courses worldwide.

Together with Lisa Crispin, she has founded the Agile Testing Fellowship to grow a community of practitioners who care about quality. Check out Agile Testing Fellow to find out more about courses and membership. Janet has a degree in Computing Science from the University of Alberta, an Information Management Certificate from the University of Calgary, Scrum Master Certification, and took her Quality Management Certification from the ASQ (American Society for Quality). For more about Janet’s work, visit her blog, Agile Tester, and follow her on Twitter.