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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.
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
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.
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
Building a Testing Center of Excellence: Experiences, Insights, and Failures[presentation]
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As organizations mature in their testing processes, the perennial quest to achieve ultimate excellence has led many to establish a Testing Center of Excellence (TCoE). Many of these...

Krishna Iyer, Zen Test Labs and Mukesh Mulchandani, Zen Test Labs
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...

Max Saperstone
CAN I USE THIS?—A Mnemonic for Usability Testing[presentation]
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Often, usability testing does not receive the attention it deserves. A common argument is that usability issues are merely “training issues” and can be dealt with through the product's...

David Greenlees, Innodev Pty Ltd
Introducing Keyword-driven Test Automation[presentation]
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In both agile and traditional projects, keyword-driven testing has proven to be a powerful way to attain a high level of automation—when it is done correctly. Many testing organizations...

Hans Buwalda, LogiGear
Test Automation—It’s a Journey, Not a Project[presentation]
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Organizations implement automated testing in hopes of reducing time and cost while creating higher quality products. They invest in tools, training, and development; identify candidates...

Paul Maddison, The CUMIS Group
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 due not to technical factors but to management...

Dorothy Graham, Independent Test Consultant
When Testers Feel Left Out in the Cold[presentation]
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When you're responsible for testing, it's almost a given that you will find yourself in a situation in which you feel alone and out in the cold. Management commitment for testing might...

Hans Buwalda, LogiGear
How DevOps Drives the Agile ALM[magazine]

One of the most effective approaches to DevOps involves moving the automation of the application build, package, and deployment upstream to the beginning stages of the software development lifecycle—an industry best practice long before DevOps became as popular as it is today.

Bob  Aiello's picture Bob Aiello Leslie Sachs
Technology Trends of the Future: An Interview with Hung Nguyen[interview]

Hung Nguyen, the CEO, president, and founder of LogiGear, sat down with our very own Cameron Philipp-Edmonds to discuss how far technology has come in the last twenty years, where it might end up twenty years from now, and what role testing plays in it all. 

Management Myth 28: I Can Standardize How Other People Work[article]

Johanna Rothman writes that organization-wide standards don’t help if management imposes them. If people ask for help with standards, then you can provide local help to each team. And if the teams are part of a program where you have one business objective common to multiple projects, make sure the program understands the problem.

Johanna Rothman's picture Johanna Rothman

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