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Automated Testing for Programmable Logic Control Systems[presentation]

Developing real-time, automated testing for mission-critical programmable logic controller (PLC)-based control systems has been a challenge for many scientists and engineers.

Reginald Howard, Advanced Systems Integration Inc. and Jon Hawkins, Alliance Technical Solutions
Improvement is a Journey: A Software Test Improvement Roadmap[presentation]

With the wide array of software testing practices out there, how do you know where to start?

Karen Rosengren, IBM
Test Lab Stability through Health Check Test Automation[presentation]

New application code is installed on Sunday. Your test team arrives on Monday to run test scripts and certify the release.

John Rappa, Verizon Communications
Feature Risk Analysis: What Do I Test First?[presentation]

Feature risk analysis is a quick, valuable method designed to determine which features need the most testing, and which need the least.

Steve Tolman, PowerQuest Corporation Inc
eXtreme Programming's Unit Test Fixtures: Experience from the Field[presentation]

Are you interested in adopting eXtreme Programming's (XP) unit test fixtures and related methods? Stan Bell shares his team's experiences with the Visual Basic version of the Xunit unit test framework.

Stan Bell, McKesson
Making A Difference with Test Assessments[presentation]

Assessments are a powerful way to understand the current status of your testing. They provide an independent view of where you are and they guide you to where you're going.

Sigrid Eldh, Ericsson AB
Selecting and Implementing a Test Management Tool[presentation]

Tool selection is always tricky with its endless choices from vendors, boundless feature lists, and myriad of requirements from demanding team members.

Rutesh Shah, Arsin Corporation and Byron Ackerman, Wells Fargo Internet Services
Hand-Over Tests in the Integration Process[presentation]

Integration of software components, especially in complex software systems, often fails in testing, which can result in disharmony between the development and test team members.

Kemal Balioglu, Siemens
Pressure-Cooker Testing: What to Do When the Squeeze is On[presentation]

All things are possible in the face of adversity, even an under-resourced testing project with an immovable deadline. Many testing projects start out with high ideals, then descend into mad panic when the realities begin to set in.

Geoff Horne, iSQA
How to Break Software[presentation]

Trying to figure out how you can become a more effective tester? That's easy: Become a better bug hunter.

James Whittaker, Florida Institute of Technology
PeopleSoft Load Testing: Strategies and Techniques[presentation]

This session is a case study that demonstrates how to plan and execute pre-launch performance-and-tuning tests using commercially available performance testing tools.

Dan Downing, Mentora Inc
A Custom Automation Framework and Test Case Management Solution[presentation]

Interested in seeing a real test automation solution in action? Automated testing is an exciting thing to be part of, but automating the automation is even better.

Darin Magoffin, Todd Hovorka, and Rich Wolkins, PowerQuest Corporation Inc
Smarter Testing with the 80:20 Rule[presentation]

It may not be a silver bullet, but knowledge of the 80:20 rule, and the special variation that applies to software testing, can help you dramatically improve your testing-and your entire software development lifecycle.

Erik Petersen, Specialist
A Missing Link: Project Management in the Testing Organization[presentation]

The emerging discipline of project management within the information technology arena can be a major move toward your testing organization accomplishing its stated goals.

Karol Vastrick, Federal Express
Testing a Distributed Application Written in Embedded Windows CE[presentation]

How will your Windows CE application perform once you start deploying it in the "real world"? This session addresses the many issues developers face when building distributed applications using embedded Windows.

Jim Walters, BSQUARE Corporation

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