ShiftSync Video📺: What makes a test a good test?

  • 4 July 2023
  • 1 reply

Userlevel 7
Badge +2
  • Community Manager
  • 101 replies


In this informative video, @basdijkstra, an independent test automation consultant and trainer, addresses the question, "What makes a test a good test?" He dives into different aspects of good testing, like risk assessment, valuable information, trustworthiness, scope, and speed. Bas emphasizes the need to focus on high-risk areas, deliver valuable and clear info, build trust in test results, choose the right test scope, and ensure repeatability. This video is a must-watch for anyone interested in understanding the key qualities of good testing!

About Bas: 

Bas Dijkstra is an independent test automation consultant and trainer.

He has been active in the test automation field for some 16 years now, and has worked on software testing and automation solutions across a wide range of programming languages, frameworks and technology stacks.

He delivered test automation training to dozens of companies and hundreds of conference attendees in the Netherlands as well as abroad, to excellent reviews.

You can find a complete overview of his professional life on his LinkedIn profile. If you want to get in touch, please use the contact form on his site, or send me an email at

1 reply

Userlevel 3
Badge +1

Thank you for sharing this, @Kat !