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The Power of Risk[presentation]

Erik Boelen starts his risk-based testing where most others stop. Too often, risk-based test strategies are defined in the initial test plan and are never looked at or used again.

Erik Boelen, QA Consult Services
Creating the Right Environment for Mobile Applications Testing[presentation]

Is your organization releasing applications that target multiple mobile devices, platforms, or browsers? If so, you have faced-or soon will face-the challenge of choosing and setting up a test environment for these devices and platforms.

Nat Couture, Professional Quality Assurance Ltd.
Enabling Agile Testing through Continuous Integration[presentation]

Continuous integration is one of the key processes that support an agile software development and testing environment.

Sean Stolberg, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Tour-based Testing: The Hacker's Landmark Tour[presentation]

Growing application complexity, coupled with the exploding increase in application surface area, has resulted in new quality challenges for testers.

Rafal Los, Hewlett-Packard
Focusing Test Efforts with System Usage Patterns[presentation]

Faced with the reality of tight deadlines and limited resources, many software delivery teams turn to risk-based test planning to ensure that the most critical components of the software are production ready.

Dan Craig, Coveros, Inc.
Proving Our Worth: Quantifying the Value of Testing[presentation]

Over the years, experts have defined testing as a process of checking, a process of exploring, a process of evaluating, a process of measuring, and a process of improving.

Lee Copeland, Software Quality Engineering
Creating Crucial Test Conversations[presentation]

Many test leaders believe that development, business, and management don't understand, support, or properly value our contributions. You know what-these test leaders are probably right! So, why do they feel that way?

Bob Galen, iContact
Avoid Failure with Acceptance Test-Driven Development[presentation]

One of the major challenges confronting traditional testers in agile environments is that requirements are incrementally defined rather than specified at the start.

C.V. Narayanan, Sonata Software Ltd.
Performance Testing SQL-based Applications[presentation]

Often, we discover the "real" software performance issues only after deploying the product in a production environment.

Alim Sharif, The Ultimate Software Group
Testing Lessons Learned from the Great Detectives[presentation]

What the great detectives have taught me about testing.

Robert Sabourin,
Heuristics for Rapid Test Management[presentation]

Whether you are a tester or a test manager, Jon Bach believes you have little time to do the things you want to do. Even the things on your "absolutely must do" list are competing for your limited time.

Jon Bach, Quardev, Inc.
How Google Tested Chrome[presentation]

Ever wish you could peek inside a big, high-tech company and see how they actually do testing? Well, now you can.

Sebastian Schiavone, Google
Implementing Agile Testing[presentation]

Once the company decides to move to an agile development methodology, questions invariably arise: How should we implement this methodology? What are the expected benefits and pitfalls? How does testing fit into this new approach?

Robert Reff, Thomas Reuters
Performance Testing Throughout the Life Cycle[presentation]

Even though it is easy to say that you should continuously test your application for performance during development, how do you really do it? What are the processes for testing performance early and often?

Chris Patterson, Microsoft
I Wouldn't Have Seen It If I Hadn't Believed It: Confirmation Bias in Testing[presentation]

"It ain't what we don't know that gives us trouble; it's what we know that ain't so." Will Rogers was talking about confirmation bias-the tendency to feel secure in our beliefs rather than to seek evidence that might challenge them.

Michael Bolton, DevelopSense


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