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Lightning Talks: A Potpourri of 5-minute Presentations[presentation]

Lightning Talks are nine five-minute talks in a fifty-minute time period. Lightning Talks represent a much smaller investment of time than track speaking and offer the chance to try conference speaking without the heavy commitment.

Matthew Heusser, Priority-Health
Build a Model-Based Testing Framework for Dynamic Automation[presentation]

The promises of faster, better, and cheaper testing through automation are rarely realized. Most test automation scripts simply repeat the same test steps every time.

Ben Simo, Standard & Poor's
Keyword-Driven Test Automation Illuminated[presentation]

Test Automation has come a long way in the last twenty years. During that time many of today's most popular test execution automation tools have come into use, and a variety of implementation methods have been tried and tested.

Mark Fewster, Grove Consultants
Testing Requirements: Ensuring Quality Before the Coding Begins[presentation]

Software that performs well is useless if it ultimately fails to meet user needs and requirements.

Joe Marasco, Ravenflow
Crucial Test Conversations[presentation]

Many test managers feel that Development or Management or The Business does not understand or support the contributions of their test teams. You know what? They're probably right! However, once we accept that fact, we should ask: Why?

Robert Galen, RGCG, LLC
Testing the Heathrow Terminal 5 Baggage Handling System (Before It Is Built)[presentation]

London Heathrow Terminal 5 will open in March 2008. This new terminal will handle 30 million passengers a year, and all of these passengers will expect their baggage to accompany them on their flights.

Roger Derksen, Transfer Solutions BV
Business Rules-Based Test Automation[presentation]

All business applications implement business rules. Unfortunately, the rules can be very dynamic due to changes in requirements by external organizations and internal forces.

Harish Krishnankutty, Infosys Technologies Limited
Risk-Based Testing from Theory to Practice[presentation]

With mounting pressure to deliver high-quality applications at breakneck speed, the need for risk-based testing has increased dramatically. In fact, now practically everyone involved in testing claims to be doing risk-based testing.

Susan Herrick, EDS - Global Testing Organization
Employ Tomorrow's Customers to Staff Your Testing Team Today[presentation]

Regression testing of the Vital Images' medical imaging software was a continual challenge.

Alex Dietz, Vital Images Inc
An Arsenal of Answers[magazine]

Be ready with an answer the next time you're asked, "How long will it take to test this product?" Dive beneath the surface of the question to understand what your manager really wants to know.

Michael Bolton's picture Michael Bolton
Testing Web Applications for Security Defects[presentation]

Approximately three-fourths of today's successful system security breaches are perpetrated not through network or operating system security flaws but through customer-facing Web applications.

Michael Sutton, SPI Dynamics
Managing by the Numbers[presentation]

Metrics can play a vital role in software development and testing. We use metrics to track progress, assess situations, predict events, and more.

John Fodeh, HP - Mercury
Test Automation Centers of Excellence[presentation]

Many organizations want to automate their testing efforts, but they aren't sure how to begin. Successful test automation requires dedicated resources and automation tool expertise-two things that overworked test teams do not have.

Jennifer Seale, Nationwide Insurance
Modular Test Case Design:The Building Blocks of Reusable Tests[presentation]

The use of modular design in programming has been a common technique in software development for years.

Shaun Bradshaw, Questcon Technologies, A Division of Howard Systems Intl.
You're the New Test Manager - Now What?[presentation]

You've wanted this promotion to QA/Test manager for so long and now, finally, it's yours. But, you have a terrible sinking feeling ...

Brett Masek, American HealthTech


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