Behavior Driven Development in Stealth Mode - An Exploration

“This is not what I wanted” - Is this a repeated frustration of your product owner? Do you wonder if Behavior Driven Development can help your team in specifying requirements better? Yet, is budget a constraint for starting BDD as a practice? If yes, this session is for you.

This interactive talk will take you through practical scenarios which play out in a team, while you role-play as a developer/tester/product owner/scrum master. We will end up deriving guiding principles that anyone can use in order to influence the team towards Behavior Driven Development, even when there is no additional budget.


Outline/Structure of the Talk

  1. Introduction - 3 min
  2. Roleplay - 1: Developer - 5 min
  3. Roleplay - 2: Tester - 5 min
  4. Roleplay - 3: Product Owner - 5 min
  5. Roleplay - 4: 3 Amigos - 5 min
  6. Six Principles for BDD with Zero extra investment - 10 min
  7. Summary - 2 min
  8. Q&A - 10 min

Learning Outcome

After the talk, as a participant,

  1. I will be able to implement BDD with ‘0’ budget irrespective of my position/role in the team
  2. I will be able to bring better understanding about user stories among PO, testers, and developers
  3. I will able to influence my team to refine user stories with specifications as "3 Amigos"
  4. I will be able to write better acceptance criteria

Target Audience

Anyone who wants to learn and try BDD in their team

Prerequisites for Attendees

  • Curiosity
  • Experience working in a software development team in any role


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