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Feedback Driven Development

March 5 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm


Speaker: Jean-Paul Varwijk

Title: Feedback Driven Development

Date: 5th March, 6-7pm

Location: PorterShed, Eyre Square, Galway

To book:  Email


Feedback Driven Development


It is a rainy day in November and the banks test experts meet for a third time to talk about a new corporate test vision. This time they meet for a full day off-site.

The last couple of years the bank has under gone some major changes.  A new corporate vision emerged, the organisation was restructured and the way of working moved from agile to DevOps and now it will move to Simplify@Scale. The old test policies are no longer describing a way of working that fits to the current context.

Using the previous meetings as input a number of discussion rounds and workshops come and go. The experts agree on most of the new content but struggle to capture the essence.
That is until Jean-Paul Varwijk captures their ideas into a new concept he was thinking about for some time now:  Feedback Driven Development.

Feedback Driven Development not only takes an agile way of working and its mind set into account but uses metrics and data science to integrate the needs and wants from Business, Customers, Development, Operations, Security and Testing.

Join Jean-Paul for an interactive talk that describes and explains what Feedback Driven Development is and helps you to take the useful bits home to your organisation.


  1. Learn how modern software testing integrates into agile and DevOps
  2. Learn why and how a vision on testing is needed
  3. Take home elements from Feedback Driven Development to use in your organisation.

Speaker Biography

Jean-Paul Varwijk is a software engineer, currently in the role of IT4IT Product Owner Automation, at Rabobank. He is passionate about testing and quality, and thrives on advancing the craft wherever he is involved.

Jean-Paul is involved in testing since 2004 and has moved from mostly ‘traditional’ testing through agile testing towards a combination of context-driven testing and modern testing.  He likes to speak and teach about what he has learned or experienced. He is a member of the Dutch Exploratory Workshop on Testing.

This is a free event but booking is essential.  Email to book your place.



March 5
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm


Eyre Square
Galway, Ireland
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