I made a promise

A while ago I made a promise. When you make a promise you make a commitment to deliver. So it is time to deliver. I write this blog as a start for more blogs to come. It is about the various session reports you can write during the exploration of the product/application you are going…

Session Based Test – Layout session report

CHARTER ———————————————– A charter summarizes the goal or activity of the session. It is  a “clear mission for the session”. You can define a charter before you start your session. It is a statement of how the session will be focused. During your test execution, you gather information based on the observation you make. You can…

Giving story points to my session reports

Recently, I’m working on an assignment where we follow Scrum processes. It is not according the theory, but it helps us to work in two week sprints. I’m testing a big release of a new developed application in a few sprints together with some other people. We have test ideas defined, some of them are…

You can use the Session Based Test Approach all the time

This blog is a follow up on the blog post series I wrote about ‘Where To Use The Session Based Test Approach, The three blog posts I wrote, are: Where To Use The Session Based Test Approach – Bug Fixes Where To Use The Session Based Test Approach – (Small) Feature Improvement Where To Use The Session…

Where To Use The Session Based Test Approach – Bug Fixes

This post is the first out of three on where to use the Session Based Test approach with the goal to convince management that this is a good and perhaps the best approach in its context. I use the Session Based Test approach for : the test of a bug fix for the production environment…

My “elevator pitch” for Session Based Exploratory Testing

At this moment I´m actively promote Session Based Exploratory Testing in the organization I work. The reason is, that I see opportunities that this approach can be beneficial for the some projects I´m currently working on. Some of the stakeholders are convinced, it for sure adds value. Below some strong points regarding Session Based Exploratory…