The BDD Maturity Model

A Leveled Approach to Scale Behavior Driven Development

A leveled approach to scale Behavior-Driven Development

Behavior-driven development is gaining traction fast among today’s most advanced testing teams. The following maturity model is designed to help you assess your team’s progress on the journey to BDD maturity. This guide will give you a framework for understanding where your team is now on the road to BDD maturity and help you chart a direct course for taking it to the next level.

The transition to BDD often comes with significant bumps in the road, but in our experience, it is well worth the effort. Teams with mature BDD practices report higher levels of collaboration across functions and also tend to be more advanced in their DevOps release processes. By shifting testing left with BDD, these teams are delivering faster without sacrificing quality.

What you’ll learn:

  • Five BDD maturity levels based on the adoption patterns we’ve seen among our user base and the industry at large
  • Strategies for achieving the significant process changes that BDD requires, both within and outside the QA team
  • Where your team is today and the milestones that will get you to the next level of BDD maturity