Agile Testing in Brazil: A Systematic Mapping

  • João FariasEmail author
  • Alexandre VasconcelosEmail author
  • Ivaldir JuniorEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 802)


The increasing adoption of agile methodologies is changing the landscape of software testing. Both the manifold of testing techniques and the agile mindset have shown as challenges for professionals. In this context, this work conducted a systematic mapping of studies published in Brazil, with the goal of gathering evidence on the use of agile testing practices in the country. Using the Agile Testing Quadrants as classification model, testing techniques, their benefits and challenges were identified. This systematic mapping revealed that, despite the quality improvements and reduction of costs brought by the use of agile testing techniques, learning curves and lack of management cooperation introduce significant difficulties for the full adoption of agile testing.


Software testing Agile methodologies Systematic mapping 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Universidade Federal de PernambucoRecifeBrazil

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