Maaret Pyhajarvi


Twitter: @maaretp


Blog: visible-quality.blogspot

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Maaret Pyhäjärvi is feedback fairy with a day job at F-Secure, where they call her a Lead Quality Engineer. She identifies as empirical technologist, tester and programmer, catalyst for improvement, author and speaker, and community facilitator and conference organizer. Her day job is working with a software product development team as a hands-on testing specialist with focus on exploratory testing. She was awarded as Most Influential Agile Testing Professional Person 2016. She blogs regularly at and is author of two LeanPub books.

Session - Intersection of Automation and Exploratory Testing

Jun 20 11:00-11:50AM

In this talk, Maaret will share how you can use skills-focused path to better testing in the intersection of automation and exploratory testing. You can arrive at the intersection by enhancing your individual skills, or your collaboration skills. What could you do to become one of those testers who companies seek after that work well in the intersection, giving up the false dichotomy? Takeaways:- recognizing skill in testing and skill in programming for testing as dimensions- building skills in testing / programming- using collaboration to achieve better testing