Rik Marselis


Rik Marselis is Principal Quality Consultant at Sogeti in the Netherlands. He is a well-appreciated presenter, author, consultant and coach, and he is a very experienced trainer (TMAP, ISTQB, TPI, Exploration, Agile, DevOps, and much more.) Rik is a fellow of Sogeti’s R&D network SogetiLabs. He publishes papers, podcasts, videos and books. His latest TMAP book is “Quality for DevOps teams” (2020).
Tutorial: Condition-oriented test case design with ECT and MCDC


Test case design is a core competences of testing. Do you apply test design techniques?

The TMAP body of knowledge distinguishes 4 main groups of test design techniques, one group is “Condition-oriented”. Using decision points, and the conditions in them, we apply the coverage type Modified Condition Decision Coverage (MCDC). To test multiple decision points in a process we apply Elementary Comparison Test (ECT). Never heard of this before? That may be because ISTQB doesn’t teach it.

So here is your chance to learn all about this elegant and efficient test case design technique!!