Corné Kruger

Cornè is the founder and President of the South African Software Testing Qualifications Board. Since the establishment of the SASTQB eight years ago, she has introduced the ISTQB and IREB certification to the South African testing industry, achieved recognition for ISTQB accredited training providers, ISTQB partnership for organizations and promotes software testing as a professional career for South Africa and abroad. Cornè has recently being selected as the chair for the ISTQB TBOK working group.

Cornè is the founder and CEO of Impimpi Technologies and has over 27 years of experience in Software Engineering within the financial, manufacturing, mining, transport and medical industry. She has written various articles and also acts as a program committee member for various international testing conferences. She believes that the success of software testing is embedded in establishing fundamental testing best practices based on international standards and effective communication to highlight the business value of software testing. Cornè holds the degree of B.Sc. (HED) and owns the ISEB Practitioner, IREB Certified Requirements Engineering as well as the Quality Assurance Management Professional (QAMP) Certifications.

Twitter: @KrugerCorne

Speaker Presentation

ISTQB Agile Tester 

Johannesburg: 17 September, 08:00am to 18 September, 05:00pm

This tutorial provides testers and test managers with an understanding of the fundamentals of testing on agile projects.  Attendees will learn how agile software development projects are organized, and the various types of agile development practices in common use. They will understand how agile development differs from traditional approaches, how to position testers in an agile organization, the fundamental agile testing principles, practices, and processes, and the skills they’ll need to excel in an agile environment.  The attendees will learn ways to estimate and organize testing within agile projects and the application of risk-based testing on agile projects.  They’ll also gain a basic understanding of the important testing and test-related tools commonly used on agile projects. It is ideal for testers experienced with traditional software lifecycles, entry-level testers with an interest in agile testing, and experienced developers with a lot to a little knowledge of testing who work in agile projects.  Testers, test analysts, test engineers, test consultants, test managers, user acceptance testers, and software developers working in agile organizations will find this course useful, informative, and fun.  The ISTQB Foundation Level certificate is a pre-requisite to take the ISTQB Foundation Level Extension Agile Tester exam, but non-certificate holders can take and benefit from the course.

By the end of this course, an attendee should be able to:

  • Collaborate in an agile team, being familiar with agile principles and practices
  • Adapt existing testing experience, knowledge, and best practices to agile projects
  • Support the agile team in planning test-related activities
  • Apply relevant test methods and techniques
  • Assist in test automation
  • Help business stakeholders define understandable and testable user stories and acceptance criteria
  • Collaborate and share information with other team members
  • Work effectively within an agile team and environment