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Service-driven Test Management[presentation]

Over the years, the test manager's role has evolved from "struggling to get involved early" to today's more common "indispensable partner in project success." In the past, when "us vs.

Martin Pol, POLTEQ IT Services BV
Chartering the Course: Guiding Exploratory Testing[presentation]

Charters help you guide and focus exploratory testing. Well-formed charters help testers find defects that matter and provide vital information to stakeholders about the quality and state of the software under test.

Robert Sabourin,
Virtual Test Labs in the Cloud[presentation]

In most software engineering organizations, development and test labs continuously demand regular computer, storage, and networking infrastructure upgrades and continuous support.

Jacob Ben-David, VMLogix, Inc.
Test Automation Success: Choosing the Right People and Process[presentation]

Many testing organizations mistakenly declare success when they first introduce test automation into an application or system. However, the true measure of success is sustaining and growing the automation suite over time.

Kiran Pyneni, Aetna, Inc.
Automated Test Case Generation Using Classification Trees[presentation]

The basic problem in software testing is choosing a subset from the near infinite number of possible test cases. Testers must select test cases to design, create, and then execute.

Peter Kruse, Berner & Mattner Systemtechnik GmbH
A Deeper Dive Into Dashboards[presentation]

This session is a deeper examination of how to apply dashboards in software testing.I spent several months on a project primarily building a software testing dashboard. I have learned some interesting things, including:

Randy Rice, Rice Consulting Services
The Many Hats of a Tester[presentation]

As testers, we must wear many hats to do our job effectively.

Adam Goucher, Zerofootprint
Testing AJAX: What Does It Take?[presentation]

Using AJAX technologies, Web 2.0 applications execute much of the application functionality directly in the browser. While creating a richer user-experience, these technologies pose significant new challenges for testers.

Joachim Herschmann, Borland (a Micro Focus company)
Using Test Automation Frameworks[presentation]

As you embark on implementing or improving automation within your testing process, you'll want to avoid the "Just Do It" attitude some have taken.

Andrew Pollner, ALP International Corp
Patterns of Testability[presentation]

Testability requires interfaces for observing and controlling software, either built into the software itself or provided by the software ecosystem.

Alan Myrvold, Microsoft
The Myths of Rigor[presentation]

We hear that more rigor means good testing and, conversely, that less rigor means bad testing.

James Bach, Satisfice, Inc.
Lessons Learned from 20,000 Testers on the Open Source Mozilla Project[presentation]

Open source community-based software development can be extremely wild and woolly. Testing in this environment is even more so, given that it is often less structured than software design and coding activities.

Tim Riley, Mozilla
The Buccaneer Tester: Winning Your Reputation[presentation]

Who drives your career as a tester or test leader? Hopefully, not the company for which you work. It's you-you must be the driver.

James Bach, Satisfice, Inc.
Stop Guessing About How Customers Use Your Software[presentation]

What features of your software do customers use the most? What parts of the software do they find frustrating or completely useless? Wouldn't you like to target these critical areas in your testing?

Alan Page, Microsoft
Agile Testing: Uncertainty, Risk, and How It All Works[presentation]

Teams that succeed with agile methods reliably deliver releasable software at frequent intervals and at a sustainable pace. At the same time, they can readily adapt to the changing needs and requirements of the business.

Elisabeth Hendrickson, Quality Tree Software, Inc.


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