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Testing the Data Warehouse―Big Data, Big Problems[presentation]
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Data warehouses have become a popular mechanism for collecting, organizing, and making information readily available for strategic decision making. The ability to review historical...

Geoff Horne, NZTester Magazine
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to User Acceptance Testing[presentation]
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On large enterprise projects, the user acceptance test (UAT) is often envisioned to be a grand event where the users accept the software, money is paid, and the congratulations and...

Randy Rice, Rice Consulting Services, Inc.
Cross Browser Testing Made Easy[presentation]
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Come see how to harness the power of the Cloud to test your web applications. Test across all major browser types without browser setup or hardware configuration. Visually ensure your...

Archie Roboostoff, Borland, A Micro Focus Company
Exploring Usability Testing[presentation]
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It is not enough to verify that software conforms to requirements by passing established acceptance tests. Successful software products engage, entertain, and support the users'...

Rob Sabourin, AmiBug.com
Automation through the Back Door[presentation]
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When working on test automation, it seems that even though you have done everything right—good architecture, efficient framework, and good tools—you still don’t make progress. The...

Seretta Gamba, Steria Mummert ISS GmbH
Making Testing at eBay More Realistic[presentation]
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Have you had customers report issues that cannot be reproduced in the test environment? Have you had defects leak into production because your test environment is not...

Kamini Dandapani, eBay, Inc.
Management Issues in Test Automation[presentation]
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Many organizations never achieve the significant benefits that are promised from automated test execution. Surprisingly often, this is not due to technical factors but to management...

Dorothy Graham, Independent Test Consultant
An Ounce of Prevention...[presentation]
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We QA professionals know that the ideal is to build quality into a product rather than to test defects out of it. We know about the overhead associated with defects and how costs...

Kirk Lee, Infusionsoft
Critical Thinking for Software Testers[presentation]
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Critical thinking is the kind of thinking that specifically looks for problems and mistakes. Regular people don't do a lot of it. However, if you want to be a great tester, you need to...

James Bach, Satisfice, Inc.
Video: Testing in the Age of Distraction: Flow, Focus, and Defocus in Testing[presentation]
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We live in interesting times. Knowledge is available at our fingertips, no matter where we are. Social networks enable communication around the world. However, along with these marvels...

Zeger Van Hese, Z-sharp
Root Cause Analysis for Software Testers[presentation]
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In many cases, we choose solutions to problems without sufficient analysis of the underlying causes. This results in implementing a cover-up of the symptoms rather than a solution to...

Alon Linetzki, Best-Testing
Build the Right Regression Suite with Behavior-Driven Testing[presentation]
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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
Extreme Automation: Software Quality for the Next Generation Enterprise[presentation]
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Software runs the business. The modern testing organization aspires to be a change agent and an inspiration for quality throughout the entire lifecycle. To be a change agent, the...

Theresa Lanowitz, voke, inc.
Designing for Testability: Differentiator in a Competitive Market[presentation]
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In today’s cost conscious marketplace, solution providers gain advantage over competitors when they deliver measurable benefits to customers and partners. Systems of even...

David Campbell, MITRE Corporation
Continuous Testing through Service Virtualization[presentation]
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The demand to accelerate software delivery and for teams to continuously test and release high quality software sooner has never been greater. However, whether your release strategy is...

Allan Wagner, IBM

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