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Targeted Software Fault Insertion[presentation]

Since the completely random software fault insertion techniques suggested in much of the research literature are not practical for most software products, this paper suggests that a modest targeted software fault insertion effort for a few co

Paul Houlihan, MangoSoft Corporation
A Senior Manager's Perspective on Software QA and Testing[presentation]

Quality assurance (QA) and testing are critical to the success of any software company. However, the senior management team doesn't always understand this and needs to be educated about the world of software QA and testing.

Paul Lupinacci, Changepoint Corporation
Critical Skills and Effective Attitudes for Testers[presentation]

What distinguishes good testers? Some characteristics explained in this presentation:

  • the right attitudes
  • the appropriate skills
  • continuous skills growth
Rex Black, Rex Black Consulting Services, Inc.
Designing Test Strategies for eBusiness Applications[presentation]

Identifying the failure points in complex eBusiness systems is becoming increasingly difficult. These systems may integrate business-to-business components, support e-commerce, and facilitate the delivery of electronic content.

Beverly Kopelic, Amberton Group, Ltd.
Release Criteria: Defining the Rules of the Product Release Game[presentation]

How do you know when you're finished testing? How do you know when the product is ready to ship?

Johanna Rothman
Risk: The New Language of eBusiness Testing[presentation]

Balancing testing against risk in eBusiness and e-commerce applications is essential because we never have the time to test everything. But it's tough to "get it right" with limited resources and the pressures to release software quickly.

Paul Gerrard, Systeme Evolutif Limited
Mining the Gold from Your Web Server Logs[presentation]

How often have you wished that you knew what your customers really thought of your Web site? You can extract a gold mine of information from your Web server's log to reveal how your site is used.

Karen Johnson, Peapod, Inc.
Wireless Application Testing[presentation]

Putting the Web on cellular phones, PDAs, and other wireless devices is all the rage.

Scott Moore, CommerceQuest
Results From Inspecting Test Automation Scripts[presentation]

In many ways, development of scripts for automated testing is similar to software development. It involves requirements, design, code, test, and use.

Howie Dow, Compaq Computer Corporation
When Test Drives the Development Bus[presentation]

Once development reaches "code complete," the testing team takes over and drives the project to an acceptable quality level and stability. This is accomplished by weekly build cycles or dress rehearsals.

Cindy Necaise, MICROS Systems, Inc.
A Reusable Web Load Testing Process[presentation]

You've purchased the tools. Now you're ready to start Web load testing.

Glen Schulze, PHH Arval
Introduction to Testing XML and Related Technologies[presentation]

The Extensible Markup Language (XML) provides a standards-based approach for defining and exchanging data.

Michael Cooper, Revenue Technologies Corporation
White-Box Testing: What Your Developers Don't Want You to Know[presentation]

In this presentation, John Peraza describes how to use white-box testing to discover those defects that would otherwise remain undetected if you only conducted black-box testing.

John Peraza, BMC Software, Inc.
STAREAST 2001: Designing an Automated Web Test Environment[presentation]

This paper offers an alternative to the typical automated test scripting method of "record and playback now and enhance the automation environment later." It explores a regression automation system design for testing Internet applications thr

Dion Johnson, Pointe Technology Group, Inc.
Managing Test Automation Projects[presentation]

Automation has three dimensions (organizational, process, and technical), and you should adopt a three-part solution: match skills to tasks; define requirements, environment, and hand-off; and adopt an automation approach and architecture.

Linda Hayes, WorkSoft, Inc.

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