This is a guest posting by Jim Holmes
Exploratory testing is at its best, in my opinion, when it’s guided by an understanding of current risks in the system you’re testing. I’m quite a fan of Lean principles and the notion of waste strikes a powerful chord with me. As such, I’m a huge fan of understanding what the current automated testing in a system is so that I can better know where to focus my efforts for exploratory testing.
This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/gurock/~3/7Sw5iCzkpQM/