Agile testing maturity
Today, a lot of software is being formulated (and tested) in increasingly Agile environments for accelerating the product delivery with uncompromised calibre and capability to manage the ever-changing priorities. Boundaries between different functions are shrinking and roles and duties are undergoing a big shift. Organizations aspiring to be competitive still find it challenging to accommodate to these changes. It is only with an increased level of understanding approximately Agile testing,impact, and its methodologies, that the Agile practice attains a level of maturity and credence, that organizations will be capable to grow and expand.
The number of organizations embracing Agile methods has been steadily raising even though there are a number of obstacles. However, the good news is that more and more organizations are becoming assured and show developing levels of maturity in applying Agile testing processes.
What is Agile Testing?
Agile testing is a software testing practice that drills the principles of agile software development.It concerned cross-functional agile teams whose members are normally testing experts responsible for delivering the required business value at prevalent intervals.
Some challenges in Agile Testing:
- Lack of comprehensive testing approaches that may fit with extanting agile environment.
- Applying test automation to agile projects affects another challenge.
- Inappropriate identification of the focus areas of focus.
- Inaccessibility of testing tools for creation of reusable test sets.
- Inaccessibility of adepted agile testing expertness.
What is Agile Testing Maturity?
Agile Testing Maturity refers to the level at which an organization has enforced the best practices using Agile Principles and models like SCRUM, SAFe. However, a practical approach to amend
the maturity level is to follow a model like CMMI or TMMI which provides a staged approach for amending the maturity.The Agile testing maturity model (ATMM) acts as a Team related maturity model that assist you quantify the current levels of Agile maturity.
5 Steps to better Your Agile Test Maturity
- Discover and Document
- Analyze and Benchmark
- Develop a Roadmap
- Transformation Approach
- Continuous Process Improvement