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Testing in Scrum:
A Guide for Software Quality Assurance in the Agile World

Santa Barbara, CAMarch 27, 2014Agile software development promises higher

software quality, a shorter time to market, and improved focus on customer needs. Thus,
more and more software development projects are being carried out using agile methods
like Scrum.

However, switching to agile and using it effectively is not always easy. Software testing
and quality assurances are crucial to the success of introducing and using agile
methodology in the long-term.

This book discusses agile methodology from the perspective of software testing and
software quality assurance management. It shows how agile testing works, and details
situations in which traditional testing techniques are still necessary within the agile
approach. Software development managers, project managers, and quality assurance
managers will obtain tips and tricks on how to organize testing and assure quality to
realize the full potential of agile methodology. Professional certified testers and software
quality assurance experts will learn how to work successfully within agile software teams
and how best to integrate their expertise.

Topics include:
- Agile vs. traditional approaches
- Test planning in agile projects
- Unit tests and test first approach
- Integration testing and continuous integration
- System testing and test nonstop
- Agile quality management and quality assurance

Also included are six case studies from the manufacturing, online-trade, and software
industry as well as test exercises for self-assessment.
This book covers the new ISTQB "Foundation Level Extension Syllabus Agile Tester" and
is a relevant resource for all students and trainees worldwide who plan to undertake this
ISTQB certification.

For a review copy or more information please email press@rockynook.com.

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About the Author

Tilo Linz has worked in the software quality assurance and testing field for more than 20
years. He is a founder and chairman of imbus AG, one of the leading service and product
providers in this sector. In addition to his work at imbus, Linz focuses on vocational
education and training opportunities for test experts. He helped initiate the International
Software Testing Qualifications Board (ISTQB) and served as its president from 2002 to
2005. In 2002 he also founded the German Testing Board e.V. (GBT), where he was
chairman on a voluntary basis until 2013. He is a co-author of Software Testing Practice:
Test Management and four editions of Software Testing Foundations, and is the author of
Testing in Scrum (to be released in 2014). He is ranked among the most renowned
experts in the field of software testing.

Additional Resources
For more information about the book, including table of contents, author bios, and cover
graphic, see: http://rockynook.com/book/0/298/testing-in-scrum.html

Testing in Scrum: A Guide for Software Quality Assurance in the Agile World

Tilo Linz
Published by Rocky Nook
978-1-937538-39-2, 240 pages, $39.95 US, $41.95 CA
Soft Cover 7.25 x 9.25"

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