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Defect Escape Analysis for Test Process Improvement[presentation]

An escape is a defect that was not found by, or one that escaped from, the test team. Implementing the escape analysis method for test improvement can increase the quality of software by lessening the occurrence of software defects.

Mary Vandermark, IBM Corporation
Rapid Web Testing in a High-Velocity Environment[presentation]

This paper discusses implementing METS (Minimal Essential Testing Strategy) for your test team. METS is a strategy to help get the essential testing for your project done within the time frame allowed.

Greg Paskal, Kinko's
The Generations of Test Automation Tools[presentation]

This paper discusses the first three generations of software test automation and introduces the fourth generation of software test automation: model-based test automation. The benefits of using test automation are also covered.

Mark Blackburn, Software Productivity Consortium
Testing in the Agile World[presentation]

This paper discusses implementing the agile testing methodology for your team.

Brian Marick, Testing Foundations
How to Make Friends with Upper Management and Influence Process Change[presentation]

This paper discusses how to make friends with upper
management so you can influence process change. It also discusses reasons for change and how to communicating them effectively can benefit your test team.

Don Oxley, Advanced Fibre Communications
Building a Flexible Automated Testing Architecture[presentation]

This paper discusses implementing the right test automation strategies for your team.

Jack Harris, Washington Mutual Bank
How to Test Without Testable Requirements[presentation]

This paper discusses why testing without requirements can create a problem for your project. Testing without the proper requirements can lead to less reliable software results and more software failures.

Mark Taylor, Analex Corporation
Questions That You Should Ask Your Test Manager (And How They Should Answer)[presentation]

This article gives tips on the right way to approach your test manager when an issue arises involving the test team. Taking the time to plot out the right agenda before you begin communication is the key to a successful outcome.

Brian Warren, Dell Computer Corporation
Re-Engineering the Testing Organization: Get Into the Future[presentation]

This article discusses how updating current processes will make your test team better able to accomplish project goals. Change is good when it is implemented the right way.

Clyneice Chaney, Application Services
They Don't Care About Quality![presentation]

This paper discusses finding the true value of quality and what it means to your test team. Sometimes there is a difference between what customers and vendors each value.

Kathleen Iberle, Hewlett-Packard
Three Paradoxes of Test Automation[presentation]

This article discusses the three test automation paradoxes. They are: bugs in automated tests, automated regression testing, and trusting developers to help test.

Bret Pettichord, Pettichord Consulting
Test Priorities in the Wake of Customer Clamor[presentation]

This article discusses some of the challenges that testers face and how to overcome them. It also explains why it's important to conduct an analysis of the possible ways

Steve Splaine, Neilson Media Research
The Testing Holodeck: A FREE Tool for Runtime Fault Injection[presentation]

This article details some interesting software bugs and explains to the reader why they occur. The author discusses using this understanding to help your testing team improve their skills.

James Whittaker, Florida Institute of Technology
Testing Web Site Security[presentation]

This article details a ten step program for testing the security of a Web site. It also gives an overview of security testing tools and resources.

Steve Splaine, Neilson Media Research
TestCafe: A Vendor Independent Test Execution Controller[presentation]

This article gives examples of modular test design diagrams. It also discusses why using a custom test execution controller for your network project will benefit your team.

Jeff Feldstein, Cisco Systems Inc


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