Specification by Example
How Successful Teams Deliver the Right Software
Gojko Adzic

June, 2011 | 296 pages
ISBN 9781617290084

$49.99 Softbound print book - (includes free ebook)
$35.99 Ebook in PDF, epub and Kindle—your purchase includes all three formats!
Browse all our mobile format ebooks.
 

Resources

 Look Inside Resources Downloads

Summary

In this emerging software development practice, teams bridge the communication gap between business stakeholders and dev teams. From the experience of leading teams worldwide, author Gojko Adzic distills seven key patterns and many practical rules for effective ways to specify, test, and deliver software in short, iterative delivery cycles.

About the Technology

Specification by Example is a collaborative method for specifying requirements and tests. Seven patterns, fully explored in this book, are key to making the method effective. The method has four main benefits: it produces living, reliable documentation; it defines expectations clearly and makes validation efficient; it reduces rework; and, above all, it assures delivery teams and business stakeholders that the software that's built is right for its purpose.

About the Book

This book distills from the experience of leading teams worldwide effective ways to specify, test, and deliver software in short, iterative delivery cycles. Case studies in this book range from small web startups to large financial institutions, working in many processes including XP, Scrum, and Kanban.

Who Should Read this Book

This book is written for developers, testers, analysts, and business people working together to build great software.

What's Inside

About the Author

A UK based consultant, Gojko Adzic helps teams worldwide implement Specification by Example and agile testing practices.

For additional resources go to specificationbyexample.com.