When you are the only tester in a team there are many things that you are not “allowed” to change. What can we do when we are not expected to lead change, but still need to do it? Maaret shares 4 tools with us that help us drive change in any organization or team without taking the lead, but still providing the space for change to happen.
About Maaret Pyhäjärvi
Maaret is the MIATPP or Most Influential Agile Testing Professional Person for 2016, recently selected at Agile Testing Days in Potsdam.
Maaret Pyhäjärvi defines herself as an empirical technologist, a tester and a non-programming programmer, a catalyst for team improvement. She is also a conference and community organizer. As software professional with a testing emphasis, her work is coaching herself and others in breaking illusions with empirical feedback. She works as “just a tester” in product companies, believing no one is "just anything” as long as we try to stretch our skills. She is also an international speaker, and her themes revolve around exploratory testing mindset and skills applied throughout product development. Maaret is a serial volunteer for different non-profits driving forward the state of software development. She is the head organizer of European Testing Conference aiming to change the world of conferences.
Maaret mentions the European Testing Conference she is organizing, you can learn more at: http://europeantestingconference.eu