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The Agile Testing Coaching Cards can be used by agile teams to investigate their testing mindset and the practices that are used for testing software. With these cards, they can explore their way of testing and define actions to improve it.

These cards have been co-created by Ben Linders and Violaine Truck.

The Agile Testing Coaching Cards is a deck of 99 cards (PDF format) with statements about agile testing mindset, values, principles, and practices. A suggestion for using these cards in coaching is included, but agile teams, coaches, Scrum masters, and test consultants, can also use their own coaching techniques with these cards.

The texts on these cards have been reviewed by many people from the agile testing community. We thank them for giving us feedback on draft versions of the cards which helped us to improve the cards: Alan Jechort, Anko Beijleveld, Armin Ruhland-König, Bart Vanherck, Bart Wijnen, Craig Smith, Emna Ayida, Haider AL HASHIM, Huib Schoots, Jean-Pierre Lambert, Mario Moreira, Michiel de Wit, Nicolas Fedou, Regis Lemaire, and Srinath Ramakrishnan.

Playing suggestions from The Agile Self-assessment Game can be used in agile coaching with these cards.

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Ben Linders
Ben Linders

Ben Linders is an Independent Consultant in Agile, Lean, Quality, and Continuous Improvement. Author of Getting Value out of Agile RetrospectivesWaardevolle Agile RetrospectivesWhat Drives QualityProblem? What Problem?, and Continuous Improvement. Creator of many Agile Coaching Tools, for example, the Agile Self-assessment Game.

As an adviser, coach, and trainer he helps organizations with deploying effective software development and management practices. He focuses on continuous improvement, collaboration and communication, and professional development, to deliver business value to customers.

Ben is a well-known speaker and author; he’s much respected for sharing his experiences and helping others share theirs. His books and games have been translated into more than 12 languages and are used by professionals in teams and organizations all around the world.

Ben is an active member of networks on Agile, Lean, and Quality, and a well-known speaker and author. He shares his experiences in a bilingual blog (Dutch and English), as an editor for Culture and Methods at InfoQ, and as an expert in communities like ComputableQuoraDZone, and TechTarget. Follow him on twitter: @BenLinders.

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