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Testing Web Services in Four Key Dimensions[presentation]

As Web services become a more prominent component of many applications, effective testing of these components is increasingly more important. Dave Mount discusses testing Web services in four different dimensions: functionality,

Dave Mount, J-Soup Software, Inc
Testing SOA Software: The Headless Dilemma[presentation]

Once we were able to ensure quality with some degree of certainty by testing our applications through their user interfaces. As SOA systems based on Web services proliferate, testing through the GUI isn't going to be sufficient.

John Michelsen, iTKO, Inc.
Right Under Your Fingertips: Built-in Windows Tools for Test Automation[presentation]

Launching a test automation effort can be a daunting undertaking. An abundance of testing tools are available-but if you do not have previous automation experience, how can you know if you are investing in the right solution?

Matt Lowrie, Anark Corporation
Software Inspections: Key Elements of Success[presentation]

Inspections have over thirty years of history improving software quality and productivity. Numerous studies have shown inspection is the most effective process for discovering defects.

Edward Weller, Software Technology Transition
Skill Diversity: The Key to Building the Ideal Test Team[presentation]

The dictionary defines "diversity" as "variety"-and that's just what an effective test team needs. It's much easier to hire people just like you-after all, they are easy to understand and manage. But Barry Power has found that teams

Barry Power, Bayer Corporation
Testing for Global Customers[presentation]

More and more organizations are creating applications that are used around the globe. These applications must be customized for various national conventions including time, date, number, and currency formats.

Bj Rollison, Microsoft Corporation
Squeezing Bugs out of Mission-Critical Software with Session-Based Testing[presentation]

Software created in regulated industries such as medical devices must be developed and tested according to agency-imposed process standards. Every requirement must be tested, and every risk must be mitigated. Could defects

David James, HEI, Inc. Advanced Medical Division
Tomorrow's Test Lab Today: One-Touch Test Bed Automation[presentation]

Many software organizations are struggling with the complexity of their testing environments especially with the rapidly growing number of production environments.

Steven Kishi, VMware
All I Need to Know about Testing I Learned from Dr. Seuss[presentation]

Through the stories and parables of Theodor Geisel, we can learn simple, yet remarkably powerful approaches for solving testing problems.

Robert Sabourin, AmiBug.com Inc
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

Robert Sabourin, AmiBug.com Inc
Using Mind Maps to Document Exploratory Testing[presentation]

Mind maps were developed in the late 1960s by Tony Buzan as a way of helping students take notes using only key words and images. Mind maps are quick to record and because of their visual approach, much easier to remember and review.

Samuli Lahnamäki, Tieto-X
Keyword-Driven Methodology: An Automation Success Story[presentation]

Successfully implementing any automation tool is challenging. Using keyworddriven testing for system and regression testing is an additional challenge. Paulo Barros shares the techniques he used to build, manage, and deliver

Paulo Barros, Progressive Insurance
Rapid Thinking: When Time Is Tight[presentation]

How many different kinds of yellow fruit can you name in one minute? Try it and the tension may feel familiar, like testing under a deadline-ideas quickly come to mind (or perhaps they don't), flashes of victory when you find a good

Jon Bach, Quardev Laboratories
Management Networking[presentation]

Sometimes, it feels as if you're the only test/development/projectmanager/director/VP you know with your particular problems. But I can guarantee you this-you're not alone. If you have problems you'd like to

Johanna Rothman, Rothman Consulting Group, Inc.
ISTQB Certification: Setting the Standard for Tester Professionalism[presentation]

A good test certification program confirms, through objective exams, the knowledge and professional capabilities of software testers. The International

Rex Black, Rex Black Consulting

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