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Continuous Testing: A Key Component of Continuous Delivery[presentation]
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In a DevOps approach to software development, extending agile and lean practices across the delivery lifecycle is important to releasing software faster. Delivering software to market quickly is certainly important, but releasing software of low quality can hurt. Delivering higher quality...

Al Wagner, IBM
Continuous Mobile Testing Using Jenkins – A How-To Guide[presentation]
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Mobile developers are moving from the traditional testing environment toward more agile testing practices with many teams adopting continuous integration to speed and streamline their...

Joe Lewis, Keynote
Breaking Bad (Practices)—Testing Your Mobile App[presentation]
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Untested mobile applications are extremely unlikely to survive beyond the walls of your lab.  Let’s spend some time together exploring the very entertaining world of mobile app...

Kelly Emo, HP
Balancing the Crusty and Old with the Shiny and New[presentation]
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In his journeys, Bob Galen has discovered that testing takes on many forms. Some organizations have no automated tests and struggle to run massive manual regression tests within very...

Bob Galen
Achieving Test Automation Critical Mass with Action Based Testing[presentation]
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Despite advances in testing, the reality is that companies often automate less than 30 percent of their functional tests. By practicing Action Based Testing (ABT) you can take your...

John Kane
Your Team’s Not Agile If You’re Not Doing Agile Testing[presentation]
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Many organizations adopt agile software development processes, yet they do not adopt agile testing processes. Then they fall into the trap of having development sprints that are just a set of mini-waterfall cycles. Some software developers still feel they can work more quickly if they let...

Jeanne Schmidt, Rural Sourcing, Inc.
Build Your Custom Performance Testing Framework[presentation]
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Performance testing requires knowledge of systems architecture, techniques to simulate the load equivalent of sometimes millions of transactions per day, and tools to monitor/report runtime statistics. With the evolution from desktop to web and now the cloud, performance testing involves...

Prashant Suri, Rackspace
Building Quality In: Adopting the Tester’s Mindset[presentation]
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When trying to improve the development process, agile and lean transformations often start by focusing on engineering. Product management and development get a lot of attention; however, tester is not one of the defined Scrum roles. Despite the attention given to automated tests...

Stephen Vance, Stellar Advances
Virtualization: Improve Speed and Increase Quality[presentation]
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Many development and test organizations must work within the confines of compressed release cycles, various agile methodologies, and cloud and mobile environments for their business applications. So, how can test organizations keep up with the pace of development and increase the quality...

Clint Sprauve, HP
Career and Organizational Development Within a Software Testing Environment[presentation]
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Being a software tester has its own unique set of challenges. To help testers overcome these challenges, it is vital to set up a system where employees have available a number of development opportunities, including on-the-job mentorship, coaching, classroom training, and a defined career...

Nate Shapiro, Blizzard Entertainment
Balancing the Crusty and Old with the Shiny and New[presentation]
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In his journeys, Bob Galen has discovered that testing takes on many forms. Some organizations have no automated tests and struggle to run massive manual regression tests within very short iterative releases. Other organizations are going “all in”―writing thousands of acceptance tests...

Bob Galen, Velocity Partners
Speak Like a Test Manager[presentation]
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Ever feel like your manager, development manager, product manager, product owner, or (you fill in the blank) is not listening to you or your team? Are you struggling to make an impact with your messages? Are you “pushing a wet rope uphill” in championing product quality? Are you talking...

Mike Sowers, Software Quality Engineering
Testing Lessons Learned from Sesame Street[presentation]
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Rob Sabourin has discovered testing lessons in the Simpsons, the Looney Tunes gang, Great Detectives, Dr. Seuss, and other unlikely places, but this year he journeys to Sesame Street. Sesame Street teaches basic life skills in a safe, entertaining, memorable style. Rob uses them to...

Rob Sabourin, AmiBug.com
Functional Testing with Domain-Specific Languages[presentation]
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Developing high-quality software requires effective communication among various project stakeholders. Business analysts must elicit customer needs and capture them as requirements, which developers then transform into working software. Software test engineers collaborate with business...

Tariq King, Ultimate Software
Checking Performance along Your Build Pipeline[presentation]
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Do you consider the performance impact when adding a new JavaScript file, a single AJAX call, or a new database query to your app? Negligible, you say? I disagree―and so should you. Andreas Grabner demonstrates the severe impact small changes can have on performance and scalability.

Andreas Grabner, Compuware

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