STAREAST 2013 - Software Testing Conference

PRESENTATIONS

By
David Dang, Zenergy Technologies, Inc.

The burgeoning use of mobile devices has created enormous opportunities for organizations to leverage mobile to increase sales, advertise products, and collaborate with internal and external resources. However, with increasing usage, the need to perform testing on these devices is...

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Claire Lohr, Lohr Systems

The history of testing standards has not always been auspicious. Testing standards documents have been expensive to obtain, limited in scope, inflexible in expectations, and inconsistent. However, they contain important lessons learned from experienced practitioners—if a tester is willing...

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Mohit Verma, Tufts Health Plan

Agile methodologies bring new complexities and challenges to traditional performance engineering practices, especially with Web 2.0 technologies that implement more and more functionality on the client side. Mohit Verma presents a Scrum-based performance testing lifecycle for Web 2.0 apps...

By
Griffin Jones, Congruent Compliance

Test leaders are often asked to present the results of their testing to management—and even to auditors. Can you clearly and confidently explain and summarize your test plans and results? Can you prove that your testing is compliant with internal procedures and regulations? 

By
Ruud Teunissen, Polteq Test Services BV

Have you heard? It’s all over the social media. We are the “last generation of testers.” Testing is dead. No more classical testing—too much inflexible process. Context driven? That is a code phrase for do whatever. Agility? Developers do testing, and testers become developers. DevOps?

By
Laura Salazar, Softtek

Test automation is undeniably a key strategy for any test manager—and for good Test automation is undeniably a key strategy for any test manager—and for good reason. Test automation promises faster regression testing, higher productivity, better quality, and cost reduction.

By
Theresa Lanowitz and Charles Sterling, Microsoft

Microsoft Visual Studio Test Professional is a comprehensive software testing solution targeted at software testing practitioners. In this session you will be introduced to the powerful tools and capabilities of the solution in addressing the demands of full lifecycle software testing...

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Thomas McCoy, Australian Department of Families

As testing disciplines continues to evolve—and the demands on testers increase—we need to look for new paradigms to guide our work. Thomas McCoy believes the profession of journalism has much to offer in helping us ask the right kinds of questions, be heard, and deliver bad news effectively.

By
Lee Copeland, Software Quality Engineering

Lightning Talks are a popular part of the STAR conferences. Lightning Talks consists of a series of five-minute talks by different speakers within one presentation period and are an opportunity for speakers to deliver their single biggest bang-for-the-buck idea in a rapid-fire presentation.

By
Lloyd Roden, Lloyd Roden Consultancy

As testers and test managers we often find ourselves struggling just to survive within our organization—sometimes with the possibility of job loss due to outsourcing looming. Often, we are told to become more “effective,” “efficient,” and do “more with less.” 

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