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Thursday, August 9 • 15:45 - 16:45
Wearing Hermione’s Hat:Narratology for Testers

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When we find those pesky bugs in production, hindsight often allows us to see what logical leaps and assumptions we made, and how we could have caught it, had we only known. Narratology is study of the construct of stories. I’ll show how to apply its lessons to our software development and testing using examples from the Harry Potter narrative.

- The basics of narratology: what it is and how to apply it to software development and testing.
- Ways to reexamine your own assumptions and foster critical thinking
- The building bricks of storytelling

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Marianne Duijst

Marianne is employed as a Test Specialist at Sogeti, and held previous roles as a Software Engineer, Scrum Master, Developer and High School Teacher. She enjoys speaking about critical thinking, work culture and being a Girl Scout. She sketchnotes live at conferences to share and... Read More →

Thursday August 9, 2018 15:45 - 16:45 EDT
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