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Testing Business Models--Why Are They Important?[presentation]

Software testing can be an expensive endeavor if not approached in an efficient manner. Discover how a Testing Business Model has been instrumental in Telcordia's success in managing SQA testing.

Robert Lindquist, Telcordia Technologies, Inc.
A Risk-Based Test Strategy[presentation]

Testing information systems should be based on the business risks to the organization using these information systems. In practice, test managers often take an intuitive approach to test coverage for risks.

Ingrid Ottevanger, IQUIP Informatica B.V.
Managing Complex Test Resource Logistics[presentation]

Testing finds the most critical, customer-impacting bugs when performed under conditions that simulate the deployed environment.

Rex Black, Rex Black Consulting Services, Inc.
Key Factors in Achieving CMM Level 5 Testing[presentation]

Few organizations have achieved a Level 5 rating on the SEI's Capability Maturity Model (CMM). John Romanak describes Telcordia's experience in implementing a CMM Level 5 process with proven benefits and its impact on testing.

John Romanak, Telcordia Technologies, Inc.
Integrated Development/Test Project Teams[presentation]

David Petrella describes a real-life situation where Test was part of the Development team and included in all phases of the development lifecycle, resulting in a highly successful software project.

David Petrella, Keane, Inc.
Testing Component-Based Software[presentation]

Today component engineering is gaining substantial interest in the software engineering community.

Jerry Gao, San Jose State University
Software Inspection: Taking a Step Forward to Completion[presentation]

A software inspection is a well-known method in the industry today to improve the quality of software that we produce.

Neela Majumder, Intel Corporation
Software Inspection: Taking a Step Forward to Completion[presentation]
Neela Majumder, Intel Corporation
Divide and Conquer--Making Sense Out of Test Planning[presentation]

Too often, a neophyte test planner is overwhelmed by the complexity and scope of test planning. Kathy Iberle presents several practical methods to divide the testing into manageable pieces.

Kathy Iberle, Hewlett-Packard
Establishing the Test Process in a Young Software Organization[presentation]

Establishing a test process in a young software organization with ongoing projects is a complex and intensive activity.

Enrico Omar Casati, Spazio01 S.P.A.
Confessions of a (Recovering) Coding Cowboy[presentation]

If you sometimes feel that programmers seem to resent testing, then this presentation is for you! Learn how to identify different types of programmers' personalities and development styles and deal with them to your adventage.

Susan Joslyn, SJ+ Systems Associates, Inc.
Testing Interactions in Object-Oriented Software[presentation]

At each level of integration (class, component, subsystem, and system), there are possible interactions between the pieces that are being integrated.

John McGregor, Software Architects
How Testers Can Contribute to Reviews and Inspections[presentation]

Brian Lawrence begins his presentation with a brief overview of what inspection is and how it works in software organizations. Although testers may or may not understand source code, they can still contribute considerable value in reviews.

Brian Lawrence, Coyote Valley Software
Birth of a Test Organization[presentation]

Discover how a new test group becomes respected within an existing IT infrastructure. Learn how to crawl, take your first steps, and walk before attempting to run.

Lisa Bresko, Infoworks
A Baker's Dozen Questions to Ask Before Writing a Test Plan[presentation]

Have you ever needed to generate a test plan for a project or product you knew little about? Have you ever felt grossly unprepared when starting a testing project? If so, this presentation will help you.

Howie Dow, Compaq Computer Corporation

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