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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 Automation Patterns[presentation]
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When implementing test automation, many people encounter problems: where to start with automation, high maintenance costs for the automated tests, or unrealistic management expectations...

Dorothy Graham, Independent Test Consultant
Creating a Better Testing Future: The World Is Changing and We Must Change With It[presentation]
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The IEEE 829 Test Documentation standard is thirty years old this year...

Lee Copeland, Software Quality Engineering
Agile Test Management and Reporting—Even in a Non-Agile Project[presentation]
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Whether you have dedicated test teams or testers distributed over Scrum teams, you have the challenge of planning, tracking, and reporting their testing not only in a meaningful way...

Paul Holland, Testing Thoughts
Continuous Performance Testing: The New Standard[presentation]
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In the past several years the software development lifecycle has changed significantly with high-speed software releases, shared application services, and platform virtualization...

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