van der Tas

Netherlands _ Ordina

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"The Story of the 2018 Dutch Testing Champions!"

This session reveals how The Amazing Grasshoppers prepared for the Dutch Software Testing championship, and how their preparation helped them become Dutch Testing Champions in 2018.

Geoffrey van der Tas will show you their team’s software testing tricks, going beyond the skills to find bugs and judge the quality of a piece of software. They’ll help you to understand:

  • Their preparation
  • Their approach
  • The strengths of their mixed team
  • How they experienced the 3 hours of testing
  • What they learned and would to do differently next time.

This talk will inspire your to become a better software tester, and to enjoy the challenges of a Software Testing championship!

Background: The Dutch Software Testing championship was set up in 2017 by the team which won the 2016 world Championship in Software Testing. It is a 3-hour timeboxed competition involving 24 teams.

Key takeaways
  1. Techniques to test as effectively as possible in a strict time-box
  2. Techniques to work effectively together as a team
  3. How to win the 2020 TestingCup

Geoffrey van der Tas (30) is a Agile Test consultant for Ordina with 7 years of experience in the field of software testing in Scrum, Agile & the exploratory side of testing. He goes many conferences to talk about Testing in DevOps and to do workshops over BDD at Refinements.