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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
Getting Started with Open Source Testing Tools [presentation]
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In the not-too-distant past, the only viable options for testing complicated web-based applications were commercial (i.e., expensive) tools. These tools were well designed but...

Marcus Merrell, RetailMeNot, Inc.
Why Software Drives Us Crazy[presentation]
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Some people insist that machines will replace humans in many different ways; others disagree, but without explaining why. You could say a smartphone app replaces an admin assistant...

Michael Bolton, DevelopSense
Billion Dollar Bugs: When and How to Test a Spreadsheet[presentation]
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The world has become increasingly dependent on computer-based models to make informed decisions. These models may be financial or engineering based and often are built with spreadsheets...

Gregory Pope, Lawrence Livermore National Labs
Why Classic Software Testing Doesn’t Work Anymore[presentation]
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The classic software testing team is becoming increasingly obsolete. Traditional processes and tools just don’t meet today’s testing challenges. With the introduction of methodologies...

Regg Struyk, Polarion Software
Measurement and Metrics for Test Managers[presentation]
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To be most effective, test managers must develop and use metrics to help direct the testing effort and make informed recommendations about the software’s release readiness and...

Rick Craig, Software Quality Engineering
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...

Michael Bolton, DevelopSense
Balancing Exploratory and Automated Testing in Agile[presentation]
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Transitioning to agile development isn't any easier for the test team than it is for the development team. New features and fixes appear daily, priorities change fluidly as customer...

Matthew Attaway, Perforce Software
Rapid and Intelligent Test Engineering[presentation]
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Today’s IT plans tend to be defined as much by constraints as by requirements. Conventionally, the testing phase starts after the design and build phase. In today’s competitive and...

Mathi Natarajan, Cognizant and Sreeram Gopalakrishnan, Cognizant
The Art of Complex System Testing[presentation]
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It’s one week after your product’s launch, and everyone is happy. After all, for the first time in years, your product development exceeded expectations. Coding was completed on time...

Ray Arell, Intel
Are Your Test Reports a Death Sentence?[presentation]
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Good software testers often interact more with people than with software, especially when reporting on the results of testing. Yet our industry provides little training or guidance on...

Nancy Kelln, FGL Sports, Ltd.
Security Testing Mobile Applications[presentation]
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Due to the sensitive nature of the personal information often stored on mobile phones, security testing is vital when building mobile applications. Jeff Payne discusses some of the...

Jeff Payne, Coveros, Inc.
Managing Application Performance: A Simplified Universal Approach[presentation]
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In response to increasing market demand for well-performing applications, many organizations implement performance testing programs, often at great expense. Sadly, these solutions alone...

Scott Barber, SmartBear
Mobile Applications Testing: From Concepts to Practice[presentation]
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As applications for smartphones and tablets become incredibly popular, organizations encounter increasing pressure to quickly and successfully deliver testing for these devices. When...

Max Saperstone, Coveros
How Did I Miss That Bug? Managing Cognitive Bias in Testing[presentation]
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How many bugs have you missed that were obvious to others? We all approach testing hampered by our own biases. Understanding our biases—preconceived notions and the ability to focus...

Gerie Owen, Northeast Utilities, Inc. and Peter Varhol, Telerik

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