Proposing the GDS Agile Testing Manifesto

GOV.UKUK Government’s Neil Fletcher proposes a “GDS Agile Testing Manifesto”:

Agile Testing Manifesto

In our efforts to build software of good and appropriate quality, we have come to value:
Collaborative ownership over detached objectivity
Defect prevention over defect reporting
Targeted automation testing over widespread anti-regression testing
Exploratory testing over predetermined scripting

That is, while there is value in the items on the right, we value the items on the left more.

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2017-04-23T23:03:00-08:00 January 8th, 2015|Categories: Agile government|Tags: |

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One Comment

  1. Cliff Berg January 10, 2015 at 7:20 am - Reply

    I like it.

    But it needs to say something about failure mode testing. The Agile community needs to focus more on that – if you want reliable systems. And reliability (and security) is perhaps the largest crisis in IT today.

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