The Test Manager’s Essential Toolkit Workshop

Uncover some of the common problems in test estimation, learn how to solve them, monitor, control and measure the value of testing.

The course covers the following subject

This 3-day workshop is aimed at Test Manager’s who want to increase their skills in test estimation, test monitoring and control and measuring the value of testing.

Day 1: Test Estimation

Test Estimation is one of the hardest activities to do well in testing, the main reason is that testing is not an independent activity and often has destabilising dependencies. During this workshop we shall uncover some of the common problems in test estimation, how to overcome them together with 8 ways we can estimate test effort.

Test Estimation Workshop Abstract

Day 2: Test Monitoring and Control

Gathering and presenting clear information about quality—both product and process— may be the most important part of the test manager’s job. Join the trainer as he challenges your current progress reports—probably full of lots of difficult-to-understand numbers—and asks you to replace the reports with a custom Test Manager’s Dashboard containing a series of graphs and charts with clear visual displays.

Test Managers Dashboard Workshop Abstract

Day 3: Measuring the value of testing

The cost of quality is often expressed as the following:
The cost of quality – the cost of good quality + the cost of bad quality.
The trainer explains how to measure the cost of good quality and the cost of bad quality to see whether testing provides a good Return On Investment.

Quantifying the Value of Testing Abstract

To get the most from the workshop, it is recommended to attend all 3 days, however it is very flexible allowing you to attend all 3 days or individual days as the topics are separate standalone modules.

Trainer: Alon Linetzki, QualityWize™, Israel

alon_linetzki-v2015_120x145Mr. Alon Linetzki, has been a professional developer, system analyst, system architect, test engineer, test manager, quality assurance manager & a coach for the last 33 years.

Alon’s main domains of expertise are in:  Agile and Transition to agile, Exploratory Testing, Software and Test Process Improvement & Optimization, Test Management and Test Design Optimization, Risk Based Testing, Test Automation, Root Cause Analysis, Measurements & Metrics, Requirements Ambiguity Analysis, Specification And Test Modeling, Personal Communication & Building Smart Teams.

He is a popular speaker in international conferences worldwide (CzechTest, STAREast, EuroSTAR, ChinaTest, BTD, Agile Testing Days, QS-TAG, STF, etc.).

He is co-founded ISTQB® in Israel (2004), leads the ISTQB® Marketing WG, is the ISTQB® Partner Program Lead w/w, and has established the Sigist in Israel – Israeli testing forum (2000).

He is one of the authors for the ISTQB® Foundation level Agile Tester certification, and serves as the ITCB Vice President and marketing director.

Alon is also asked from time to time, to speak on quality and testing related topics, at the Beer-Sheva University, Industrial Engineering department.

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The Test Manager’s Essential Toolkit Workshop
November 13 – 15 English Prague Request Offer Buy Now

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