STARWEST 2015 - Software Testing Conference


Quality Index: A Composite Metric for the Voice of Testing

It is quite possible that you are spending a considerable amount of your time as a QA manager making sense of the multitude of metrics reported by your teams, connecting the facts, understanding the underlying reality, and articulating it to your peers and leadership. Still, others in the...

Nirav Patel, Walgreens Boots Alliance, and Sutharson Veeravalli, Cognizant Technology Solutions
STARWEST 2015: Lightning Strikes the Keynotes

Throughout the years, Lightning Talks have been a popular part of the STAR conferences. If you’re not familiar with the concept, Lightning Talks consists of a series of five-minute talks by different speakers within one presentation period. Lightning Talks are the opportunity for speakers...

Lee Copeland

Testing Applications—For the Cloud and in the Cloud

As organizations adopt a DevOps approach to software development, they work to shorten test cycles, begin testing earlier, and test continuously. However, one challenge still remains―the unavailability of complete and realistic production-like test environments. Technologies like service...

Allan Wagner, IBM

Testing the Internet of Everything

Beyond the publicity and hype about the Internet of Things (IoT), a new term is emerging—the Internet of Everything (IoE). What are people talking about? Should you be interested? What does it mean to testers and development? Paul Gerrard shares his perspective on the scale, variety...

Paul Gerrard

The Agile Testing Survival Guide

As innovative businesses reduce their time-to-market and shorten release cycles, the need for continuous delivery methods becomes inevitable. Testers are constantly asked to rapidly and reliably deliver comprehensive test results in ever-decreasing or continuous cycles. Meanwhile, testing...

Ingo Philipp, Tricentis

The Survival Guide for Testers and Test Managers

As we face new technologies, methodologies, and approaches, the roles and responsibilities of testers are evolving. To stay current, the test professional’s skill set must increase. Due to agile, the strict separation of developer and tester roles is fading. Teams, rather than just testers...

Bart Knaack

Things That Really Matter in Testing—Today and Tomorrow

After a twenty-year career at Microsoft, Bj Rollison took some time to reflect on the software testing profession. Bj has seen many positive changes in our field through the years. Unfortunately, he also has seen too many of us still mired in trends and topics that make good fodder for...

Bj Rollison

Using Crowd Testing for a Game Engine

Testing a PC-based game poses interesting challenges. With different OS platforms and many different GPUs, the number of combinations to test grows quickly. The large number of hardware configurations used by the players of EVE Online makes it impossible to test them all. This can lead...

Björgvin Reynisson, CCP Games


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