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"Transitioning to BDD is one of the best things we've done at Vanguard."

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Inspire confidence

  • We are world experts with years of practical experience in BDD and Agile
  • Training proven in hundreds of organisations worldwide
  • No question too tough for our trainers
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Interactive and fun

  • Learner-led training makes the days fly
  • Memorable and meaningful experience that builds the team
  • 92% of our attendees give us 4-5 stars
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Focused on your context

  • We tailor each course to your needs
  • Use any programming language: Java, C#, JavaScript, Ruby, PHP
  • Practice with stories from your backlog
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Beyond test automation

  • Understand the core principles behind BDD
  • Transform the way your team collaborates on requirements
  • Break down any user story into manageable size

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BDD Fundamentals

BDD Fundamentals

No computers, this one-day training teaches the whole team the collaborative practices used in BDD.

  • Break down big user stories using examples
  • Run an Example Mapping workshop
  • Describe examples using Gherkin
  • Roles on a Behaviour-Driven Team
BDD Cucumber

BDD with Cucumber

This hands-on day gives developers and test engineers the practical grounding to use Cucumber to validate requirements.

  • Learn the structure of a Cucumber test suite
  • Practice expressing requirements as Gherkin scenarios
  • Use the BDD cycle to guide your coding using Cucumber
  • Discuss the costs and benefits of test automation
Coaching

Coaching

When you want to learn a new technique, having regular contact with an expert coach is the proven way to do it.

  • Create a realistic and achievable plan for adopting BDD
  • Hold teams accountable for sticking to that plan
  • Get regular support and advice as the rubber hits the road
  • Capitalize on investment in training by creating long-term changes in team performance
Testable Architecture

Testable Architecture

To live with automated tests in the long term, you need an architecture that supports testing. This one-day training teaches experienced developers and test engineers the secrets.

  • Tackle slow, unreliable tests
  • Stop testing everything through the UI
  • Get lighting-fast feedback from tests for the code you change every day
  • Understand & apply ports and adapters / hexagonal architecture
Enterprise transformation

Enterprise transformation

Making the transition to BDD across an enterprise can be daunting. We've been there, and can provide you with guidance.

  • Developing your strategy
  • Seminars with senior leadership
  • Success metrics and case studies
  • Facilitating internal conferences & open space events
  • Keynote talks
Stars

92% of our attendees give us 4-5 stars

Learning resources

Real world accounts of our training

Example Mapping

A simple technique we've developed to break down user stories before any code is written.

BDD in Finance

Learn why more and more financial firms are turning to BDD to deliver high-quality software.

BDD at Vanguard

How one of the world's most valuable companies rolled out BDD and Cucumber to 200 teams.

Public Courses

Get a taste of how it works

We run public training events around the world. This is a great way to train a small number of people, or to sample our training before rolling it out to a larger team or department.

BDD Kickstart, Boston

Our flagship two-day BDD and Cucumber training for developers, testers, BAs and product owners.

BDD Kickstart, London

Our flagship two-day BDD and Cucumber training for developers, testers, BAs and product owners.

Looking for online courses?

If you'd like to learn Cucumber and BDD at your own pace, check out our Cucumber School online training.