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Testing in the Age of Distraction: Flow, Focus, and Defocus in Testing[presentation]
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We live in interesting times. Knowledge is available at our fingertips, no matter where we are. Social networks enable communication around the world. However, along with these marvels...

Zeger Van Hese, Z-sharp
Exposing Test Management Myths[presentation]
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We’ve all heard test management myths such as: “Utilize everyone, all the time”, “Don’t let people come to you without solutions to problems,” “Training time is useless,” and my...

Johanna Rothman, Rothman Consulting Group, Inc.
Exploratory Testing Explained[presentation]
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Exploratory testing is an approach to testing that emphasizes the freedom and responsibility of testers to continually optimize the value of their work. It is the process of three...

Paul Holland, Testing Thoughts
Succeeding as an Ethnic or Minority Tester[presentation]
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No one wishes to see himself as different or treat other people differently because of his uniqueness. Unfortunately, we are frequently judged and our skills presumed based on our...

Yousef Harfi, Medavie Blue Cross
Video: 42 Hundred Testers Under the Sea[presentation]
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This true story tells the tale of a company that’s dedicated to unleashing innovation by simplifying IT. But in order to bring these innovations to customers, many thousands of...

Mikael Fries and Mazen Arar, Oracle
Introducing Keyword-driven Test Automation[presentation]
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In both agile and traditional projects, keyword-driven testing—when done correctly—has proven to be a powerful way to attain a high level of automation. Many testing organizations use...

Hans Buwalda, LogiGear
Using the Cloud to Load Test and Monitor Your Applications[presentation]
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Load testing is often one of the most difficult testing efforts to set-up—in both time for the deployment and cost for the additional hardware needed. Using cloud-based software, you...

Charles Sterling, Microsoft
Video: Service Virtualization Enables Continuous Testing[presentation]
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Build-test-release-deploy processes for today’s interdependent systems are commonly impacted by constraints associated with a staged test environment—for instance, the complexity and...

Wayne Ariola, Parasoft
What's the Problem? A Workshop in Identifying, Clarifying, and Solving[presentation]
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Most of the time, as testers, our primary responsibility is to find problems. But, have we paused to consider what a “problem” is? In this interactive, hands-on workshop, Michael...

Michael Bolton, DevelopSense
Ambiguity Reviews: Building Quality Requirements[presentation]
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Are you frustrated by the false expectation that we can test quality into a product? By the time an application is delivered to testing, our ability to introduce quality principles is...

Susan Schanta, Cognizant Technology Solutions
Hands On with Selenium and WebDriver[presentation]
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Selenium WebDriver is an open source automation tool for test driving browsers. People sometimes find the API daunting and their initial automation code brittle and poorly structured...

Alan Richardson, Compendium Developments
The Golden Rules for Managing Large Testing Initiatives[presentation]
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Large technology transformations and undertakings are challenging because they cut across multiple systems and domains of technology and solutions. They involve multiple organizations...

Krishna Murthy, Tata Consultancy Services
Key Test Design Techniques[presentation]
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All testers know that we can identify many more test cases than we will ever have time to design and execute. The key problem in testing is choosing a small, “smart” subset from the...

Lee Copeland, Software Quality Engineering
Making Numbers Count: Metrics That Matter[presentation]
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As testers and test managers, we are frequently asked to report on the progress and results of our testing. The question “How is testing going?” may seem simple enough, but our answer...

Mike Trites, Professional Quality Assurance, Ltd.
Top Challenges in Testing Requirements[presentation]
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Studies show that at least half of all software defects are rooted in poor, ambiguous, or incomplete requirements. For decades, testing has complained about the lack of solid concrete...

Lloyd Roden, Lloyd Roden Consultancy

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