Many teams and organizations consider only test automation when they implement DevOps. Many people aren’t familiar with the many different types of test automation that can be implemented, or don’t realize that both human-centric testing as well as automated tests are at the core of DevOps and continuous delivery. A collaborative DevOps approach to building infrastructure to support continuous delivery and the ability to monitor and observe production use helps. In her talk, Janet shows all types of testing – especially those requiring human intervention, are still necessary to contribute to the quality of the product.
About Janet Gregory
Janet Gregory is an agile testing and process consultant with DragonFire Inc. She is the co-author with Lisa Crispin of Agile Testing Condensed: A Brief Introduction (LeanPub 2019), More Agile Testing: Learning Journeys for the Whole Team (Addison-Wesley 2014), and Agile Testing: A Practical Guide for Testers and Agile Teams (Addison-Wesley, 2009), the Live Lessons Agile Testing Essentials video course, and “Agile Testing for the Whole Team” 3-day training course.
Janet specializes in showing agile teams how testing activities are necessary to develop good quality products. She works with teams to transition to agile development and teaches agile testing courses 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 https://janetgregory.ca or https://agiletester.ca You can also follow her on twitter @janetgregoryca or LinkedIn. Together with Lisa Crispin, she has founded the Agile Testing Fellowship to grow a community of practitioners who care about quality. Check out https://agiletestingfellow.com to find out more about courses and membership.