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Video: Producing Product Developers
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Many teams and organizations have found agile methods help them produce more. Where critical thinking is alive, a more important question arises: Are we producing the right thing? Even though agile tools and processes have helped produce more, they often fail to help us produce the right...

David Hussman, DevJam
Video: See the Value: Focus on Delivering the Right Software
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Many agile teams focus solely on velocity as their measure of progress. They draw burn-up charts to track it over time and make it the focus of much of their discussion during sprint planning and retrospectives. Is the strong focus on this metric truly in line with the principles of...

Jeff "Cheezy" Morgan, LeanDog and Ardita Karaj, EPAM
Video: Beyond the Web and Apps: The Domestication of Knowledge
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Since the dawn of computing, we've invented only two ways to get work done―the web or apps. We hunt for information on the web or we gather functionality from the app store. In each case, users must take the initiative to find the information they need...

James Whittaker, Microsoft
Video: 42 Hundred Testers Under the Sea
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This true story tells the tale of a company that’s dedicated to unleashing innovation by simplifying IT. But in order to bring these innovations to customers, many thousands of...

Mikael Fries and Mazen Arar, Oracle
Leveraging Open Source Automation: A Selenium WebDriver Example
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As online activities create more revenue than ever, organizations are turning to Selenium both to test their web applications and to reduce costs. Since Selenium is open source, there...

David Dang, Zenergy Technologies
Build the Right Regression Suite with Behavior-Driven Testing
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Manual functional testing is a slow, tedious, and error prone process. As we continue to incrementally build software, the corresponding regression test suite continues to grow. Rarely...

Anand Bagmar, ThoughtWorks
Top Practices for Successful Mobile Test Automation
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Mobile apps bring a new set of challenges to testing—fast-paced development cycles with multiple releases per week, multiple app technologies and development platforms to support...

Fred Beringer, SOASTA
Ensuring Security through Continuous Testing
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Many companies develop strong software development practices that include ongoing testing throughout the development lifecycle but fail to account for the testing of security-related...

Jeremy Faircloth, UnitedHealth Group
Game On: Automating Sports Video Game Testing
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Sports video games are generally on a short cycle time—tied to the start of a particular sport’s season. Like all video games, the pressure is always on to add more features to sell...

Fazeel Gareeboo, EA Sports
Accelerate Testing in Agile through a Shared Business Domain Language
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In agile projects, when the cycle from ideas to production shortens from months to hours, each software development activity—including testing—is impacted. Reaching this level of...

Laurent Py, Smartesting

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