Conference Presentations

STAREAST Testing The Tester's Three C’s: Communication, Criticism, Confidence
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Whether you are in an independent testing team and need to communicate formally or in an agile context communicating face-to-face, it can be difficult to do your job well when you are telling people what they don’t want to hear. Dot Graham presents examples of different types and styles of...

Dorothy Graham
STAREAST Testing Test Automation at the Speed of Agile: Making It Work Every Build
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Join Danny McKeown, Paychex’s lead test enterprise automation architect, to see how a small tools group supports nearly one-hundred agile teams as they move toward achieving continuous delivery. Take part in the conversation to understand how Paychex is progressing in the third year of its...

Danny McKeown
STAREAST Testing World-Class Test Automation: You Can Build It Too
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Join Chris Loder as he describes the test automation framework they have created from the ground up at Halogen Software. Chris shares the environment they have put together to run in virtual machines, physical hardware, and mobile devices—with Jenkins keeping track of it all. He explains...

Chris Loder
STAREAST Testing Infrastructure Testing: The Ultimate “Shift Left”
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Organizations worldwide are continually required to make significant investments in upgrading, re-engineering, and protecting their IT infrastructure. However, unlike application software development, many companies lack a structured quality assurance approach for infrastructure testing.

Carl Delmolino and Hitesh Patel
STAREAST Testing Seven Fundamentals of a Successful Testing Team
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So you want to build an effective testing team and you’re asking yourself, “Where do I begin?” Greg Paskal, a quality assurance engineer with thirty years of testing experience, shares seven keys to building a successful testing team. Learn the fundamentals every tester should know and how...

Greg Paskal
STAREAST Testing Continuous Testing of Cloud Applications
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With most organizations now using agile software development methodologies, the software development focus has changed to deliver faster releases—and this affects the way we test within the sprint. We largely develop applications using cloud and mobile technologies with short release cycles.

Ganesh Iyer
STAREAST Testing Applying Agile Principles to Test Automation Development
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Why do test automation implementations often result in budget and schedule overruns and often diverge from the test objectives they were meant to support? Because test automation is a form of software development—but rarely is treated as such. Lee Barnes discusses how the application of...

Lee Barnes
STAREAST Testing Rediscover Exploratory Testing
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The testing community is caught between the devil and the deep blue sea when it comes to exploratory testing. Although exploratory testing has been around for ages, it often leads to more confusion than clarity. Is exploratory testing an activity—something that you do? Or is it an approach...

Ingo Philipp
STAREAST Testing Anyone Can Cook—Is the Same True for Test Automation?
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Manual testing is becoming less needed as more companies realize the time and money to be saved by automating testing. But let’s face it. Test automation is scary and still new to many QA organizations, many of whom are unclear about where to begin. Do you need a degree or significant...

Leo Laskin
Mobile Dev Test A Data-Driven Approach for Mobile Testing and Automation
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In the world of mobile app testing, data is your friend. So harness your data to your advantage to create an automation and testing strategy. Satyajit Malagu acknowledges that multiple devices, platforms, languages, crashes, bugs, and app stores make the scope of mobile app testing...

Satyajit Malugu

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