The 5th DEWT peer conference took place January 16-18th at Hotel Bergse Bossen Driebergen, the Netherlands. The central theme was “Test Strategy“.
DEWT5 was attended by Ben Peachey, Daniel Wiersma, Eddy Bruin, Huib Schoots, Ilari Henrik Aegerter, Jackie Frank, Jeanne Hofmans, Jean-Paul Varwijk, Jeroen Mengerink, Joep Schuurkes, Joris Meerts, Maaike Brinkhof, Maaret Pyhäjärvi, Marjana Shammi, Massimo D’Antonio, Pascal Dufour, Peter “Simon” Schrijver, Philip Hoeben, Ray Oei, Richard Bradshaw, Ruud Cox, Ruud Teunissen, Simon Knight and Zeger van Hese.
Helena Jeret-Mäe unfortunately couldn’t make it.
Below is the schedule of the conference, managed in Trello.
- I’m not dead. I mutate! by Marjana Shammi
- Where is the strategy with an agile team? by Maaret Pyhäjärvi
- WidT Test Strategy by Ruud Teunissen
- Creating common test approach among teams by Massimo D’Antonio and Peter Schrijver
- Test Strategy in a Agile & Mobile Context by Richard Bradshaw
- How to handle contradicting test strategies in large organizations, no longer knowing details as a manager and letting good strategies emerge on the spot by Ilari Henrik Aegerter
- When UAT Goes Bad… by Simon Knight
- The Test Strategy as a Social Contract by Joris Meerts
Maaret Pyhäjärvi wrote some blog posts upfront:
- Temporal aspects to a test strategy as the next idea to guide testing
- Chess and Testing, Strategy and Tactics
Simon Knight refered to the following articles in The Testing Planet:
- Qualitative Research Coding and Software Testing by John Stevenson
- Qualitative Research Coding & Mind Maps by Simon Knight
The collection of index cards on the DEWT5 Learning Wall.
Collected ‘#DEWT and #DEWT5’ tweets by Richard Bradshaw
DEWT5 Sketchnotes by Zeger van Hese
Not a Conference on Test Strategy by Joris Meerts
(In Response to DEWT5) – What Has a Test Strategy Ever Done for Us? A response to Joris’ post by Colin Cherry
On behalf of all the DEWT’s I’d like to thank the AST for the grant which contributed to the success of this conference.