STARWEST 2013 - Software Testing Conference

PRESENTATIONS

By
Jonathan Kohl, Kohl Concepts, Inc.

As applications for smartphones and tablets become incredibly popular, organizations encounter increasing pressure to quickly and successfully deliver testing for these devices. When faced with a mobile testing project, many testers find it tempting to apply the same methods and techniques...

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Tarun Bhatia, Microsoft

Organizations with a mobile presence today face a major challenge of building robust automated tests around their mobile applications. However, organizations often have limited testing resources for these increasingly complex projects, and stakeholders worry about the quality of the product.

By
Melissa Tondi, ProtoTest

As organizations implement their mobile strategy, testing teams must support new technologies while still maintaining existing systems. Melissa Tondi describes the major trends and innovations in mobile technology, usage, and equipment that you should consider when transitioning existing...

By
Hans Buwalda, LogiGear

Model-based testing can be a powerful alternative to just writing test cases. However, modeling tools are specialized and not suitable for everyone. On the other hand, keyword-driven test automation has gained wide acceptance as a powerful way to create maintainable automated tests, and...

By
Adam Richards, Critical Logic

For decades, software development tools and methods have evolved with an emphasis on modeling. Standards like UML and SysML are now used to develop some of the most complex systems in the world. However, test design remains a largely manual, intuitive process.

By
Dorothy Graham, Software Test Consultant & Seretta Gamba, Steria Mummert ISS GmbH

Testers often encounter problems when automating test execution. The surprising thing is that many testers encounter the very same problems, over and over again. These problems often have known solutions, yet many testers are not aware of them. Recognizing the commonality...

By
Dan Bartow, SOASTA, Inc.

Testing in production for online applications has evolved into a critical component of successful performance testing strategies. Dan Bartow explains the fundamentals of cloud computing, its application to full-scale performance validation, and the practices and techniques needed to design...

By
Scott Barber, PerfTestPlus Inc.

Load testing is just one—but the most frequently discussed—aspect of performance testing. Luckily, much of performance testing does not demand the same expensive tools, special skills, environments, or time as load testing does. Scott Barber developed the...

By
James Bach, Satisfice, Inc.

Test reporting is something few testers take time to practice. Nevertheless, it's a fundamental skill—vital for your professional credibility and your own self-management. Many people think management judges testing by bugs found or test cases executed. Actually, testing is judged...

By
James Bach, Satisfice, Inc.

A test strategy is the set of ideas that guides your test design. It's what explains why you test this instead of that, and why you test this way instead of that way. Strategic thinking matters because testers must make quick decisions about what needs testing right now and what can be...

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