Maaret Pyhäjärvi works as the principal test engineer at Vaisala and is an expert exploratory tester. She is a community facilitator, speaker, author, and (polyglot) programmer in addition to being an empirical technologist. She also serves as a catalyst for improvement. She has received two prestigious international testing awards: the Most Influential Agile Testing Professional Person 2016 (MIATPP) and the EuroSTAR Testing Excellence Award (2020).
She has been chosen as one of Finland's Top-100 Most Influential in ICT for 2019, 2020, and 2021, and she will receive the Tester Worth Appreciating Award in Finland in 2022. She has given over 400 sessions while speaking at events in 25 different countries.
She leads TechVoices, enabling new speakers, and blogs at https://visible-quality.blogspot.fi, and is the author of three books: Ensemble Programming Guidebook, Exploratory Testing, and Strong-Style Pair Programming.
NewCrafts Paris 2023
Let's Do a Thing and Call It Foo
What Foo looks like is that we'll take computer-assisted software authorship as our developer, write a comment and get to implementation. As the human pair programmer, we will most likely be held accountable for the results when we pass that on. Foo is what makes us accountable. Not only is our program correct in its implementation, but it also fits the domain for which it was designed.
- How to apply five levels of oracles when exploring an application
- Being accountable for solutions is about testing them, no matter what we call it
- Exploratory testing in action on unit testing