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Deadlock![magazine]

Sean Beatty explains what a deadlock is and why testing probably won't catch it.

Sean M. Beatty's picture Sean M. Beatty
The World You Work In[magazine]

Job outlook, salary ranges, raises, layoffs, benefits--if it's important to you, we wanted to hear about it. We've compiled the results from the fourth annual STQE magazine/StickyMinds.com Salary Survey. Take a look at the state of the industry.

Heather Shanholtzer's picture Heather Shanholtzer
Every Crash, Everywhere[magazine]

You want to know exactly what your users in the field are experiencing. In most cases, they aren’t going to take the time to tell you. Maybe the solution is automated data collection.

Joel Spolsky's picture Joel Spolsky
You Don't Say[magazine]

You've just developed and tested a system that meets each of the customer’s stated requirements. So why aren't they satisfied? Lisa Crispin shares her 5-step process for uncovering hidden assumptions and requirements so that everyone can have the happy ending they expected.

Lisa Crispin's picture Lisa Crispin
Congratulations! You're a Manager[magazine]

You may deserve a promotion to management, but are you prepared for the challenges that next level may bring? Find out how practicing managerial skills on your technical tasks can help ease the transition.

Johanna Rothman's picture Johanna Rothman
Make It Personal[magazine]

Often, despite all the data, the bugs, and the business case for quality, people don't make real changes until they discover what's in it for them. Bob Lee shows you how to make quality matter to those upstream.

Robert E. Lee's picture Robert E. Lee
Culture Clash[magazine]

Kathy Iberle reveals how her definition of quality changed when her job did.

Kathy Iberle's picture Kathy Iberle
The Power of "What If..." and[magazine]

Sometimes your imagination can be your most valuable testing tool. Learn when to use scenario tests, when not to, and nine ways to make them work better for you.

Cem Kaner's picture Cem Kaner
Testers Shine on Agile Projects[article]

Agile projects draw testers out of the background and into the spotlight. Testers play a distinctive role and drive product development by creating acceptance tests before any code is even written. Johanna Rothman sets the stage and explains the benefits of giving testers their chance to shine.

Johanna Rothman's picture Johanna Rothman
Mission Made Possible: A Lightweight Test Automation Experience[presentation]

This article discusses the UCI test process technique and how to implement it for your team. A sample test plan checklist is also included.

Rex Black, Rex Black Consulting Services, Inc.
A Survey of Approaches for Test Automation[presentation]

This paper will help you understand approaches to test automation that have worked, identify some common requirements for success, determine which contexts favor the different approaches, contrast benefits and risks of using different product

Bret Pettichord, Pettichord Consulting
A Roadmap for Software Testing Tools[presentation]

Materials are not available at the request of the speaker.
For materials, please contact sdt@sdtcorp.com

Michael Sowers, Software Development Technologies
Implementing a Test Automation Framework[presentation]

This paper will teach you the keys to test automation success and tell you how to design test library architectures. Also discussed are the pros and cons of using test automation tools.

Linda Hayes, WorkSoft
Load and Scalability Testing: Automation Issues and Solutions[presentation]

This paper discusses how to assess system performance, response time and throughput, how to test the ability of a system and its supporting infrastructure to handle loads and stresses, how to test system robustness and the capability to recov

Ross Collard, Collard and Company
Test Automation on a Shoestring[presentation]

Shoestring automation can help your team identify viable solutions that are available at the lowest possible price. It's also important to know what commercial tools are available for use and understand when you're better off using them.

Elisabeth Hendrickson, Quality Tree Software, Inc.

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