Organize your project by sprints or by features? Discover our recommendation!

This is a question we usually face when starting a new project: how to organize the tests? The reason why you create and maintain functional/acceptance tests is to make sure that the application works (under certain assumptions) as expected by the business. So these test scripts are related to a business value. That’s a good … More Organize your project by sprints or by features? Discover our recommendation!

Living documentation

What is living documentation? When using Acceptance Test Driven Development (ATDD) or Behaviour Driven Development (BDD) as a development practice you write examples and use them to drive the development. These examples are used as acceptance criteria. They are part of the definition of done. They also support the conversation and help the cross functional team … More Living documentation

UKStar Wrap-up

Time to say bye to the first UKStar event. It has been a fantastic conference. Around 300 attendees from many countries. Here is my top list of sessions. The Future of Tech by James Whittaker, Microsoft Apps are eating the web. But future is elsewhere. Machines are learning our habits faster than we can form them. They will … More UKStar Wrap-up

Drive the conversation with BDD and focus on value first

Behavior Driven Development (BDD) is getting a lot of traction and somewhat becomes a buzzword. The most common bias I see is “I want to automate my tests using BDD”. So let’s make it clear: BDD is not about test automation. It will not ensure the quality of your software. It contributes to it and … More Drive the conversation with BDD and focus on value first

Using Behavior Driven Development on a huge ticketing system

Using BDD at scale Behavior driven development is a good practice for agile teams and is now widely adopted in many cutting edge software companies. BDD enhances collaboration between end users, business analysts, developers and testers. Among these cutting edge companies, Parkeon has implemented Behavior Driven Development at scale on a very large project for … More Using Behavior Driven Development on a huge ticketing system

Final countdown. ATLASSIAN SUMMIT 2016 comes to San Jose Oct. 10-13!

Atlassian Summit 2016 is almost here! The biggest Atlassian show of the year is taking place from Oct. 10-13 at the San Jose Convention Center and we can’t wait! More than 4000 of your peers are expected to attend this event and it will be a conference to remember. Some of the sessions we are looking forward … More Final countdown. ATLASSIAN SUMMIT 2016 comes to San Jose Oct. 10-13!

Are you struggling with managing you BDD efforts?

A couple of weeks ago, I’ve had a great discussion with Joe Colantonio about BDD adoption and best practices. Are you struggling with managing you BDD efforts? Wishing you had a central location for your BDD where everyone can contribute to creating a common, domain-specific language as well as help refactor changes across multiple teams … More Are you struggling with managing you BDD efforts?