A Tale of Testing the Untestable

Angie Jones

http://angiejones.tech

http://testautomationu.com

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Senior Developer Advocate

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I need

a change!

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QA @ Twitter

testing as a service

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Twitter Ads

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Advertiser can create a campaign that targets users who meet certain criteria.

Feature

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What are we testing?

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The test

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Challenge #1: Company lacks testing culture

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What about integration?

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There's a gap

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Challenge #2:

Company lacks resources for testing

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Challenge #3: Testing in production

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Too expensive!

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Challenge #4:

Targeting

test users

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User ID Username Gender Interest
1............. ............. F science
2............. ............. M art
3............. ............. N art
4............. ............. U science
5............. ............. M science
6............. ............. F art
7............. ............. F art

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Challenge #5:

Blocker in targeting lists

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...then how???

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Challenge #6:

Serving is not guaranteed

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how does this thing work?

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Challenge #7:

Going lower in the stack

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No time!

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Challenge #8:

Making time for quality

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No

happy

ending

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The 10 P's of Testability

by Rob Meaney

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Retrospective

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People
Philosophy
Product
Process
Problem
Project
Pipeline
Productivity
Production Issues
Proactivity

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The people in our team possess the mindset, skillset & knowledge set

to do great testing and are aligned in their pursuit of quality.

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The people in our team possess the mindset, skillset & knowledge set

to do great testing and are aligned in their pursuit of quality.

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The people in our team possess the mindset, skillset & knowledge set

to do great testing and are aligned in their pursuit of quality.

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People
Philosophy
Product
Process
Problem
Project
Pipeline
Productivity
Production Issues
Proactivity

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The philosophy of our team encourages whole team responsibility for quality and collaboration across team roles, the business and with the customer.

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The philosophy of our team encourages whole team responsibility for quality and collaboration across team roles, the business and with the customer.

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The philosophy of our team encourages whole team responsibility for quality and collaboration across team roles, the business and with the customer.

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Philosophy
Product
Process
Problem
Project
Pipeline
Productivity
Production Issues
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The product is designed to facilitate great exploratory testing and automation at every level of the product.

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The product is designed to facilitate great exploratory testing and automation at every level of the product.

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The product is designed to facilitate great exploratory testing and automation at every level of the product.

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Philosophy
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Process
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The process helps the team decompose work into small testable chunks and discourages the accumulation of

testing debt.

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The process helps the team decompose work into small testable chunks and discourages the accumulation of

testing debt.

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The process helps the team decompose work into small testable chunks and discourages the accumulation of

testing debt.

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People
Philosophy
Product
Process
Problem
Project
Pipeline
Productivity
Production Issues
Proactivity

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The team has a deep understanding of the problem the product solves for their customer and actively identifies and mitigates risk.

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The team has a deep understanding of the problem the product solves for their customer and actively identifies and mitigates risk.

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The team has a deep understanding of the problem the product solves for their customer and actively identifies and mitigates risk.

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Philosophy
Product
Process
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Project
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The team is provided the time, resources, space and autonomy to focus & do great testing within the project.

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The team is provided the time, resources, space and autonomy to focus & do great testing within the project.

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Philosophy
Product
Process
Problem
Project
Pipeline
Productivity
Production Issues
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The team’s pipeline provides fast, reliable, accessible and comprehensive feedback on every change as it moves towards production.

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The team’s pipeline provides fast, reliable, accessible and comprehensive feedback on every change as it moves towards production.

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People
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Product
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For productivity, the team considers and applies the appropriate blend of testing to facilitate continuous feedback and unearth important problems as quickly as possible.

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For productivity, the team considers and applies the appropriate blend of testing to facilitate continuous feedback and unearth important problems as quickly as possible.

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For productivity, the team considers and applies the appropriate blend of testing to facilitate continuous feedback and unearth important problems as quickly as possible.

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People
Philosophy
Product
Process
Problem
Project
Pipeline
Productivity
Production Issues
Proactivity

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The team has very few customer impacting production issues but when they do occur the team can very quickly detect, debug and remediate the issue.

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The team has very few customer impacting production issues but when they do occur the team can very quickly detect, debug and remediate the issue.

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People
Philosophy
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Process
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The team proactively seeks to continuously improve their test approach, learn from their mistakes and experiment with new tools and techniques.

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The team proactively seeks to continuously improve their test approach, learn from their mistakes and experiment with new tools and techniques.

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The team proactively seeks to continuously improve their test approach, learn from their mistakes and experiment with new tools and techniques.

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People
Philosophy
Product
Process
Problem
Project
Pipeline
Productivity
Production Issues
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A Tale of Testing the Untestable

Angie Jones

http://angiejones.tech

@techgirl1908

Senior Developer Advocate

Applitools, San Francisco, CA, USA