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Leaping over the Boundaries of Boundary Value Analysis[presentation]
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Many books, articles, classes, and conference presentations tout equivalence class partitioning and boundary value analysis as core testing techniques. Yet many discussions of these...

Michael Bolton, DevelopSense
The Three Pillars Approach to Your Agile Test Strategy[presentation]
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Far too often, agile transformations focus just on development teams, agile frameworks, or technical practices as adoption strategies unfold. Often the testing activity and the testing...

Bob Galen, Velocity Partners
Using DevOps to Improve Software Quality in the Cloud[presentation]
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DevOps is gaining popularity as a way to quickly and successfully deploy new software. With all the emphasis on deployment, software quality can sometimes be overlooked. In order to...

Glenn Buckholz, Coveros
Testing in the Wild: Practices for Testing Beyond the Lab[presentation]
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The stakes in the mobile app marketplace are very high, with thousands of apps vying for the limited space on users’ mobile devices. Organizations must ensure that their apps work as...

Matt Johnston, Applause
Video: Service Virtualization Enables Continuous Testing[presentation]
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Build-test-release-deploy processes for today’s interdependent systems are commonly impacted by constraints associated with a staged test environment—for instance, the complexity and...

Wayne Ariola, Parasoft
Accelerate Testing in Agile through a Shared Business Domain Language[presentation]
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In agile projects, when the cycle from ideas to production shortens from months to hours, each software development activity—including testing—is impacted. Reaching this level of...

Laurent Py, Smartesting
Test Management for Busy People[presentation]
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In today's fast-paced IT world we are often told to deliver higher quality systems to our customers under challenging time schedules, with fewer resources, and reduced budgets. As test...

Lloyd Roden, Lloyd Roden Consultancy
Designing and Implementing Automation at a Large Financial Institution[presentation]
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Planning, designing, implementing, and tracking results for QA and test automation can be challenging. It is vital to ensure that any tools selected will work well with other...

Michael Sowers, SQE
Leveraging Open Source Automation: A Selenium WebDriver Example[presentation]
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As online activities create more revenue than ever, organizations are turning to Selenium both to test their web applications and to reduce costs. Since Selenium is open source, there...

David Dang, Zenergy Technologies
Video: 42 Hundred Testers Under the Sea[presentation]
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This true story tells the tale of a company that’s dedicated to unleashing innovation by simplifying IT. But in order to bring these innovations to customers, many thousands of...

Mikael Fries and Mazen Arar, Oracle
The Origins and Future of Scrum: An Interview with Ken Schwaber[interview]

In this interview with Dr. Charles Suscheck, Ken Schwaber, one of the signatories of the 2001 Agile Manifesto, describes the first days of Scrum, the biggest threats to agile, and the next big idea in the Scrum framework: evidence-based management.

Charles Suscheck's picture Charles Suscheck
Agile Resiliency: An Interview with Jeff Dalton[interview]
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Jeff Dalton is an author, a consultant with more than twenty-five years of software process improvement experience, and president of Broadsword, a management-consulting firm. In this interview, Jeff talks about agile resiliency and large organizations making the agile transition.

Jonathan Vanian's picture Jonathan Vanian
Excite and Delight Your Customers by Using the Kano Model[article]

Chandra Munagavalasa writes that because the requirements change over time, the product backlog is never complete. As the project progresses and more detailed information becomes available, the product backlog items and their rankings change continually. One of the many techniques available for ranking the product backlog is the Kano model.

Chandra Munagavalasa's picture Chandra Munagavalasa
Making Numbers Count: Metrics That Matter: An Interview with Mike Trites[interview]
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In this interview, Mike Trites, a senior test consultant, talks about his upcoming presentation at STAREAST 2014, the future of metrics, the importance of improving the efficiency of your metrics, and even an interesting take on the old phrase that numbers never lie.

Cameron Philipp-Edmonds's picture Cameron Philipp-Edmonds
The Three Amigos Strategy of Developing User Stories[article]

Developing software correctly is a detail-oriented business. George Dinwiddie writes on how using the Three Amigos strategy can help you develop great user stories. Remember, the goal is to have the work done just in time for planning and development. It should be complete enough to avoid stoppages to build more understanding, but not so far in advance that the details get stale.

George Dinwiddie's picture George Dinwiddie

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