STAREAST 2021 Concurrent Session : UX Testing in Agile Development

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Thursday, April 29, 2021 - 2:15pm to 3:15pm

UX Testing in Agile Development

UX Design takes place prior to the development phase. UX Testing, using data, takes place after the product is already built (e.g. using tools like Google Analytics). Kimberly Snoyl will give us her take on UX Testing and the possibilities it has. As a tester, her work is to make sure the designed product is built correctly according to the requirements in the development phase. "In my opinion, testing focuses too much on functionality instead of ensuring the end user is happy with the product and can use it effectively and efficiently." In this interactive talk I will give my take on this, and would also like to hear your opinion about this topic. After this talk you know what tests you can do which fit in a sprint, in addition to the functional tests, which will improve the User Experience of the product.

kimberly snoyl
Capgemini/Idean

Kimberly Snoyl is a senior software tester with 7 years of experience in Testing, and recently added the role UX Designer to her skillset. With a Masters in Human Media Interaction, she focuses on UX Testing, and gives a Usability Testing course to her colleagues. She is leader of the Usability Testing Guild which aims to spread awareness amongst testers on the importance of UX (e.g. Usability and Accessibility testing). She also founded a chapter of Ladies that UX in Utrecht which has the goal to bring the UX community in Utrecht together by providing monthly meetups where members can share their experiences.