WTA-80: #WTBlitz Twitter Chat: Agile Testing with Lisa Crispin and Janet Gregory

WTA-80: #WTBlitz Twitter Chat: Agile Testing with Lisa Crispin and Janet Gregory

Date: Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Time: 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Eastern (1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Pacific)

This is a #WTBlitz session and will take place on Twitter.


For this session, we will be interviewing the authors of “Agile Testing” and “More Agile Testing” books, Lisa Crispin and Janet Gregory. This session also coincides with celebrating Women in Testing.

We welcome anyone to ask our guests a question about Women in Testing, Agile Testing or speaking about being a woman tester.

Our current list of questions is listed below. We may change the questions based on the energy of the session and also based on the number of responses (i.e. we may not get to them all).

Q1: Can you describe what is meant by “Agile Testing” in 140 char or less?

Q2:  Both of you have been involved w/Agile Testing for many years.  What is one important skill or attribute you want for an Agile Team member?

Q3: What skill do you find most helpful as a tester on an Agile team and why?

Q4: You have coached many testers and test teams. Do you see cultural differences in Agile Teams?

Q5: Can you name 1 skill needed for a brand new Agile testing team?

Q6: What kinds of Agile Teams, meaning for industries or domains work better than others in your experience?

Thanks to everyone attended! Chat log is available here.

You can also track conversations in real-time on Twitter via #WTBlitz.



About the Author

I’m a software tester working with Socialtext in Palo Alto, CA. I have worked in a number of different fields and in a number of different capacities. I started my testing career in March of 1991. I am co-founder and primary facilitator for Weekend Testing Americas. I am a black-belt in the Miagi-do School of Software Testing, a member and Teacher in the Association for Software Testing, and the producer of Software Test Professionals' "This Week in Software Testing" podcast (now on hiatus).