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Re: [scrumdevelopment] Certified Scrum Tester

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  • Markus Gaertner
    Thanks Ron. Your answer makes me want to attend your course immediately. :) Kind regards Markus Gaertner http://blog.shino.de
    Message 1 of 12 , Jul 1, 2010
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      Thanks Ron. Your answer makes me want to attend your course immediately. :)

      Kind regards
      Markus Gaertner
      http://blog.shino.de

      On 07/01/10 15:57, Ron Jeffries wrote:
      > Hello, Markus. On Wednesday, June 30, 2010, at 2:05:11 PM, you
      > wrote:
      >
      >> Yesterday I researched the topic of the CSD. Being a tester, one thing that
      >> interested me was how to get certified as a tester for Scrum. Valueing a
      >> cross-functional team inside Scrum, I was wondering how programmers and testers
      >> get integrated on the certification level.
      >
      > Some of the other answers here were pretty good. As far as I know,
      > there is no "official" answer at the Scrum Alliance level, nor does
      > there need to be.
      >
      > My course with Chet does not contemplate having "pure" testers in
      > the class, nor is it incompatible with that. A tester who can read
      > Java, or better yet write it, may be able to contribute more. The
      > course includes automated acceptance "checking", so a tester who can
      > use tools like FitNesse could contribute strongly there. And, of
      > course, a good tester is a great asset as the team tries to figure
      > out what the Product Owner means by whatever they're saying.
      >
      > In our classes, there are always many points where the inquiring
      > mind of a tester might have drawn out important issues and avoided
      > mistakes.
      >
      > I could imagine a CSD course directed at testers, and I'm quite sure
      > that the SA would look favorably on such a thing as leading to the
      > CSD. Whether there need to be "branches" of the CSD I'm not sure. My
      > own philosophy leads me to want cross-functional people as well as
      > cross-functional teams, so I would prefer to have all the team
      > members familiar with and at least basically capable in all the key
      > development practices.
      >
      > Regards,
      >
      > Ron Jeffries
      > www.XProgramming.com
      > www.xprogramming.com/blog
      > Talent determines how fast you get good, not how good you get.
      > -- Richard Gabriel
      >
      >
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