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Top Practices for Successful Mobile Test Automation[presentation]
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Mobile apps bring a new set of challenges to testing—fast-paced development cycles with multiple releases per week, multiple app technologies and development platforms to support...

Fred Beringer, SOASTA
Take a Test Drive of Acceptance Test-Driven Development[presentation]
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The practice of agile software development requires a clear understanding of business needs. Misunderstanding requirements causes waste, slipped schedules, and mistrust within the...

Jared Richardson, Agile Artisans
Implementing Testing for Behavior-Driven Development Using Cucumber[presentation]
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With the behavior-driven development (BDD) methodology, development teams write high level, plain natural language tests to describe and exercise a system. Unfortunately, it is...

Max Saperstone, Coveros
Video: The Art of Testing Transformation: Blending Technology with Cutting-Edge Processes[presentation]
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Technologies, testing processes, and the role of the tester have evolved significantly over the past several years. As testing professionals, it is critical that we evaluate and evolve...

Jennifer Bonine, tap|QA, Inc.
Innovation Thinking: Evolve and Expand Your Capabilities[presentation]
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Innovation is a word tossed around frequently in organizations today. The...

Jennifer Bonine, tap|QA, Inc.
A Rapid Introduction to Rapid Software Testing[presentation]
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You're under tight time pressure and have barely enough information to proceed with testing. How do you test quickly and inexpensively, yet still produce informative, credible...

Michael Bolton, DevelopSense
Adopting and Implementing the Right Mobile Testing Strategy[presentation]
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With the expansion of mobile platforms, software development and testing services have expanded also. A wide variety of applications are entering the consumer world as native, mobile...

PRabhu Meruga, CSS Corp
Test Estimation in Practice[presentation]
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Anyone who has ever attempted to estimate software testing effort realizes just how difficult the task can be. The number of factors that can affect the estimate is virtually unlimited...

Rob Sabourin, AmiBug.com
Mobile Testing in the Cloud[presentation]
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Today, organizations are rapidly deploying mobile versions of their customer-facing and internal applications. With the prevalence of more agile-based approaches and the challenge of an...

Rachel Obstler, Keynote DeviceAnywhere
The Origins and Future of Scrum: An Interview with Ken Schwaber[interview]

In this interview with Dr. Charles Suscheck, Ken Schwaber, one of the signatories of the 2001 Agile Manifesto, describes the first days of Scrum, the biggest threats to agile, and the next big idea in the Scrum framework: evidence-based management.

Charles Suscheck's picture Charles Suscheck
Agile Resiliency: An Interview with Jeff Dalton[interview]
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Jeff Dalton is an author, a consultant with more than twenty-five years of software process improvement experience, and president of Broadsword, a management-consulting firm. In this interview, Jeff talks about agile resiliency and large organizations making the agile transition.

Jonathan Vanian's picture Jonathan Vanian
Excite and Delight Your Customers by Using the Kano Model[article]

Chandra Munagavalasa writes that because the requirements change over time, the product backlog is never complete. As the project progresses and more detailed information becomes available, the product backlog items and their rankings change continually. One of the many techniques available for ranking the product backlog is the Kano model.

Chandra Munagavalasa's picture Chandra Munagavalasa
Making Numbers Count: Metrics That Matter: An Interview with Mike Trites[interview]
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In this interview, Mike Trites, a senior test consultant, talks about his upcoming presentation at STAREAST 2014, the future of metrics, the importance of improving the efficiency of your metrics, and even an interesting take on the old phrase that numbers never lie.

Cameron Philipp-Edmonds's picture Cameron Philipp-Edmonds
The Three Amigos Strategy of Developing User Stories[article]

Developing software correctly is a detail-oriented business. George Dinwiddie writes on how using the Three Amigos strategy can help you develop great user stories. Remember, the goal is to have the work done just in time for planning and development. It should be complete enough to avoid stoppages to build more understanding, but not so far in advance that the details get stale.

George Dinwiddie's picture George Dinwiddie
The Rules for Writing Maintainable Code[magazine]

We've all been burned working with software code that, if not designed for long-term maintainability, results in expensive support over a product's lifetime. Kaushal explores three approaches that provide guidelines to ensure that software is designed with maintainability in mind. If you're a software developer, read this!

Kaushal Amin's picture Kaushal Amin

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