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Quantifying the Cost of Test Escapes[presentation]

Creating an effective test strategy is an expensive undertaking for complex software applications. While the money invested in the process is relatively easy to measure, the return on that investment (ROI) is much harder to quantify.

Duncan Lane, Hewlett-Packard
Objective Measures from Model-Based Testing[presentation]

Many businesses are looking for the right project measures as they relate to project planning, scheduling, and performance.

Mark Blackburn, Software Productivity Consortium
Evaluating Test Plans Using Rubrics[presentation]

The phrase "test plan" means different things to different people. There is even more disagreement about what makes one test plan better than another one.

Bernie Berger, Test Assured Inc.
Test Outsourcing Approach and Implementation[presentation]

If your organization is considering outsourcing some parts of its testing activities, you'll learn valuable lessons from UBS Investment Bank's approach to and implementation of test outsourcing.

Keith Klain, UBS Investment Bank
A Survey of Test Automation Architectures[presentation]

How are you going to develop and run 1000 test cases automatically and unattended? Commercial test automation tools often get a bad rap because many organizations never get past the record/playback/fail cycle of frustration.

Jamie Mitchell, Test & Automation Consulting LLC
Cross-Organizational Change Management[presentation]

The phrase "test plan" means different things to different people. There is even more disagreement about what makes one test plan better than another one.

Federico Pacquing, Jr., Getty Images, Inc.
Building an Independent Test Group[presentation]

Are you attempting to start an independent test group or increase the scope and value of your present group?

Scott Eder, Catalina Marketing
Assuring Testable Requirements[presentation]

One strategy for assuring testable software is to assure testable requirements, i.e., requirements that are clearly and precisely specified and cost-effectively checkable.

David Gelperin, LiveSpecs Software
Test Metrics: A Practical Approach To Tracking and Interpretation[presentation]

You can improve the overall quality of a software project through the use of test metrics.

Shaun Bradshaw, Questcon Technologies Inc
Contrasting White-Box and Black-Box Performance Testing[presentation]

What exactly do people mean when they say they are going to run a "black box performance test"? And why would they choose to adopt such a test strategy over a potentially more revealing approach such as "white box performance testing"?

Steve Splaine, Nielsen Media Research
Are We There Yet? Knowing When You Have Reached Your Quality Target[presentation]

Marketing may set the schedule for software delivery. Product management may create the budget. But as a test manager, how do you know when your product is ready to ship?

Sanjay Jejurikar, Disha Technologies Inc.
Validation vs. Testing in a Regulated Environment[presentation]

When the FDA approved the use of electronic signatures for drug acceptance by medical professionals, the software systems that captured those signatures fell under FDA audit scrutiny.

Andrew Oliver, Dendrite International, Inc.
Measuring Testing Effectiveness using Defect Detection Percentage[presentation]

How good is your testing? Can you demonstrate the detrimental effect on testing if not enough time is allowed?

Dorothy Graham, Grove Consultants UK
Building A Dynamic Test Automation Environment[presentation]

Even in a perfect world, building an organization's test automation environment is a daunting task.

Dave Kapelanski, Compuware Corporation
Testing Dialogues- Technical Issues[presentation]

Test professionals face a myriad of issues with immature development technologies, changing systems environments, increasingly complex applications, and 24/7 reliability demands.

Johanna Rothman, Rothman Consulting Group, Inc.


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