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Making Numbers Count: Metrics That Matter
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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.
Test Process Improvement in Agile
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Current Test Process Improvement (TPI) models have proven to be a mismatch when used to assess testing in an agile context, since it is significantly more difficult to describe how to...

Jeroen Mengerink, Polteq
We’re Moving to Agile: What Are Our Testers Going to Do?
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As more and more organizations transition to agile, many still do not understand how testing fits into agile teams. Does it simply mean placing a tester on every team? Or does...

Pradeepa Narayanaswamy , Centare
Agile Test Management and Reporting—Even in a Non-Agile Project
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Whether you have dedicated test teams or testers distributed over Scrum teams, you have the challenge of planning, tracking, and reporting their testing not only in a meaningful way...

Paul Holland, Testing Thoughts
Balancing Exploratory and Automated Testing in Agile
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Transitioning to agile development isn't any easier for the test team than it is for the development team. New features and fixes appear daily, priorities change fluidly as customer...

Matthew Attaway, Perforce Software
Test Managers: Stop Managing and Start Mastering
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To be successful, test managers must keep pace with the constantly changing world of software development. The test manager’s job description—planning, supervising, and reporting the...

Silvio Moser, SwissQ Consulting
The Leadership Tutorial: Improving Your Ability to Stand and Deliver
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How do you compare the productivity and quality you achieve with agile practices with that of traditional waterfall projects? Join Michael Mah to learn about both agile and waterfall metrics and how these metrics behave in real projects. Learn how to use your own data to move from sketches...

Michael Mah, QSM Associates Inc.
Acceptance Test-Driven Development: Mastering Agile Testing
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On agile teams, testers can struggle to keep up with the pace of development if they continue employing a waterfall-based verification process—finding bugs after development. Nate Oster challenges you to question waterfall assumptions and replace this legacy verification testing with...

Nate Oster, CodeSquads LLC
Large Agile Transformations: A Roadmap for Lasting Change
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Agile methods have gained the attention of leaders as a way to speed time to market and increase motivation. Businesses are looking to agile as a way to achieve organizational change so teams deliver more value faster, and where people’s pride and joy of work are enhanced.

Ole Jepsen, goAgile & Jenni Jepsen, goAgile
Keynote: Know the Way, Show the Way, Go the Way: Scaling Agile Development
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Tired of the claims that Scrum, XP, and kanban don’t scale beyond a few teams? Overwhelmed by management’s resistance to the organizational changes needed to really follow agile principles? Concerned with the lack of proven practices required to scale agile methods to the next level?

Dean Leffingwell, Leffingwell, LLC

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