Welcome to episode 22 of the Testing Peers podcast. This week the Peers tackle exploratory testing.
After the important check-in on David’s potato harvest, Simon asks us if our curiosity has ever led to us breaking anything – which eventually leads us to the main event.
What do we mean by exploratory testing?
How does it differ from ad-hoc testing?
What skills are required?
How can we tackle the KPI/Metrics conversation?
Have we been exploratory testing without explicitly calling it that?
The Peers mention a lot of really useful resources as well:
- Explore It!: Reduce Risk and Increase Confidence with Exploratory Testing – Elisabeth Hendrickson
- Exploratory Software Testing: Tips, Tricks, Tours, and Techniques to Guide Test Design – James Whittaker
- Exploratory Testing with the Team, a Journey Worth Taking – Maaike Brinkhof
- Five Years of Mob Testing, Hello to Ensemble Testing – Maaret Pyhäjärvi
- TestBuddy – Simon Tomes
- A new model for test strategies… (An update to the Heuristic Test Strategy Model) – Dan Ashby
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