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CAN I USE THIS?—A Mnemonic for Usability Testing[presentation]
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Often, usability testing does not receive the attention it deserves. A common argument is that usability issues are merely “training issues” and can be dealt with through the product's...

David Greenlees, Innodev Pty Ltd
How Did I Miss That Bug? Managing Cognitive Bias in Testing[presentation]
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How many bugs have you missed that were obvious to others? We all approach testing hampered by our own biases. Understanding our biases—preconceived notions and the ability to focus...

Gerie Owen, Northeast Utilities, Inc. and Peter Varhol, Telerik
Building a Testing Center of Excellence: Experiences, Insights, and Failures[presentation]
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As organizations mature in their testing processes, the perennial quest to achieve ultimate excellence has led many to establish a Testing Center of Excellence (TCoE). Many of these...

Krishna Iyer, Zen Test Labs and Mukesh Mulchandani, Zen Test Labs
The Art of Complex System Testing[presentation]
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It’s one week after your product’s launch, and everyone is happy. After all, for the first time in years, your product development exceeded expectations. Coding was completed on time...

Ray Arell, Intel
Test Automation—It’s a Journey, Not a Project[presentation]
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Organizations implement automated testing in hopes of reducing time and cost while creating higher quality products. They invest in tools, training, and development; identify candidates...

Paul Maddison, The CUMIS Group
A Tester’s Guide to Collaborating with Product Owners[presentation]
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The role of the Product Owner in Scrum is only vaguely defined—owning the Product Backlog and representing the “customer.” In many organizations, Product Owners go it alone, trying...

Bob Galen, Velocity Partners
When Testers Feel Left Out in the Cold[presentation]
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When you're responsible for testing, it's almost a given that you will find yourself in a situation in which you feel alone and out in the cold. Management commitment for testing might...

Hans Buwalda, LogiGear
Techniques for Agile Performance Testing[presentation]
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The performance of your application affects your business more than you might think. Top engineering organizations think of performance as not just a nice-to-have feature but as a...

Jim Hirschauer, AppDynamics
Do You See What I See?[presentation]
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Managing a software project is challenging. Managers often need to deal with overwhelming amounts of data and detail but they must also be able to see the big picture at a glance...

Michael Bolton, DevelopSense
How Metrics Programs Can Destroy Your Soul[presentation]
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Testers are often evaluated by metrics that don’t really quantify the value of their work. Metrics such as tests planned, tests executed, coverage achieved, and defects reported all...

Scott Barber, SmartBear
Become a Big Data Quality Hero[presentation]
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Many believe that regression testing an application with minimal data is sufficient. However, the data testing methodology becomes far more complex with big data applications. Testing...

Jason Rauen, LexisNexis
A Guide to Cross-Browser Functional Testing[presentation]
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The term “cross-browser functional testing” usually means some variation of automated or manual testing of a web-based application on different mobile or desktop browsers...

Malcolm Isaacs, HP
Test Automation for Mobile Applications: A Practical Guide[presentation]
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The world of information technology is undergoing revolutionary changes. Advancements in mobile computing, fueled by mobile applications, are playing an important role in driving these...

Kunal Chauhan, QA InfoTech
Test Design Techniques in Exploratory Testing[presentation]
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Not all testers are lucky enough to get a good foundation for their testing—detailed requirements and system specifications. That, combined with the harsh reality of not having...

Gitte Ottosen, Sogeti Denmark
Test Managers: Stop Managing and Start Mastering[presentation]
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To be successful, test managers must keep pace with the constantly changing world of software development. The test manager’s job description—planning, supervising, and reporting the...

Silvio Moser, SwissQ Consulting

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