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Test Centers of Excellence: A Structured Approach for Test Outsourcing[presentation]

While some outsourced test projects have delivered measurable business benefits, many others have not lived up to expectations.

Anand Iyer, Infosys Technologies Ltd
Design and Optimize Test Cases from Use Cases[presentation]

As part of developing software requirements, many project teams employ use cases to describe the human interactions with a system. Testers can use the same documents to optimize test case design.

Ronald Rissel, Vanguard
What Hollywood Taught Me About Software Testing[presentation]

Powerful lessons can be learned from some of the great epic movies of our day: "Star Wars" and bug triage, "Indiana Jones" and requirements, "Monty Python" and configuration management, "Jurassic Park" and unit testing, "The Usual Suspects" a

Robert Sabourin, Inc
Behavior Specification for Testing Embedded Systems[presentation]

A behavior specification is a valuable engineering artifact for the design, review, and testing of embedded software.

Dwayne Knirk, Sandia National Laboratories
Measurements that Matter: Choosing Effective Test Metrics[presentation]

Every software project can benefit from some sort of metrics, but industry studies show that 80 percent of software metrics initiatives fail.

Alan Page, Microsoft Corporation
Outsourcing Testing: Is it Worth The Headaches?[presentation]

Although offshoring is becoming a business necessity, we've all heard the nightmare scenario.

Alym Rayani, Symbio
End the Guessing Game - Regression Test Selection Methods[presentation]

Developing your regression test suite does not have to be a guessing game.

Brian Robinson, ABB Inc.
Let's Make Bugs Miserable[presentation]

Preventing and eliminating bugs is what quality is all about. Help! Call the virtual exterminator!

Anibal Sousa, Microsoft Corporation
Quality Assurance and Testing in an FDA Regulated Environment[presentation]

How can we reduce costs associated with FDA imposed computer systems validation (CSV) guidelines and improve test coverage at the same time?

Eric Toburen, Genilogix
Diagnosing Performance Problems in Web Server Applications[presentation]

Many application performance failures are episodic, leading to frustrated users calling help desks, frantic troubleshooting of production systems, and re-booting systems.

Ron Bodkin, Glassbox software
Testing Web Services Security[presentation]

Many organizations are beginning to deploy Web services as the preferred way to interact electronically with employees, customers, and trading partners.

Jack Quinnell, Kenai Systems
Testing Dialogues - Management Issues[presentation]

Many organizations are beginning to deploy Web services as the preferred way to interact electronically with employees, customers, and trading partners.

Facilitated by Esther Derby and Elisabeth Hendrickson
Testing with the Open Source DBUnit Framework[presentation]

Many enterprise applications are tightly coupled to a database. Consequently testing application code that depends on a database is challenging because the act of testing changes the database, often making retesting a problem.

Andrew Glover, Vanward Technologies
The Enemy Within: Testing Windows Registry Entries[presentation]

Warning: Registry keys may be hazardous to your program's health! Registry key entries in Windows applications-visible or hidden-are often neglected by testers.

Michael Stahl, Intel Corporation
Performance Testing Early in Development Iterations[presentation]

When the software architecture is emerging and many features are not yet ready, performance testing is a challenge. However, waiting until the software is almost finished is too risky. What to do?

Neill McCarthy, BJSS


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