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Four Crucial Tips for Automated Web 2.0 Testing[presentation]
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The vast majority of problems found in web-based functional tests can be traced to a few common issues—dealing with dynamic page content, understanding the differences between explicit and implicit waits, choosing a proper element locator strategy, and understanding how to deal with...

Jim Holmes, Telerik
Unleash Service Virtualization: Reduce Testing Delays[presentation]
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The ability to rapidly release new product features is vital to the success of today’s businesses. To accelerate development, teams are adopting agile practices and leveraging service-oriented architectures to integrate legacy applications with other systems. At the same time, testing...

Allan Wagner, IBM Software—Rational
Introducing Mobile Testing to Your Organization[presentation]
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Mobile is an integral part of our daily lives, and if it’s not already part of your business model, it soon will be. When that happens, will you be ready to tackle the demands of testing web and native mobile apps? From the perspective of a test lead, Eric Montgomery describes the...

Eric Montgomery, Progressive Insurance
Emotional Intelligence in Software Testing[presentation]
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As test managers and test professionals we can have an enormous emotional impact on others. We're constantly dealing with fragile egos, highly charged situations, and pressured people playing a high-stakes game under conditions of massive uncertainty. We're often the bearers...

Thomas McCoy, Australian Department of Families
Automation Culture: Essential to Agile Success[presentation]
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For organizations developing large-scale applications, transitioning to agile is challenging enough. If your organization has not yet adopted an automation culture, brace yourself for a big surprise because automation is essential to agile success. From the safety nets provided by automated..

Geoff Meyer, Dell, Inc.
New Testing Standards Are on the Horizon: What Will Be Their Impact?[presentation]
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The history of testing standards has not always been auspicious. Testing standards documents have been expensive to obtain, limited in scope, inflexible in expectations, and inconsistent. However, they contain important lessons learned from experienced practitioners—if a tester is willing...

Claire Lohr, Lohr Systems
Exploratory Testing on Agile Projects: Combining SBTM and TBTM[presentation]
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Exploratory testing provides both flexibility and speed—characteristics that are vitally important with the quick pace of short agile iterations. With session-based test management (SBTM), exploratory testing is structured and documented in pre-defined sessions. A newer approach...

Christin Wiedemann, Professional Quality Assurance, Ltd.
Android Mobile Testing: Right before Your Eyes[presentation]
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Few topics are hotter than mobile software development. Every company seems to be rushing to release its own mobile applications. When it comes time to build that software, they quickly learn that things are hard. Many developers claim that it is difficult or impossible to test drive the...

Jeff "Cheezy" Morgan, LeanDog
Better Security Testing: Using the Cloud and Continuous Delivery[presentation]
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Even though many organizations claim that security is a priority, that claim doesn’t always translate into supporting security initiatives in software development or test. Security code reviews often are overlooked or avoided, and when development schedules fall behind, security testing...

Gene Gotimer, Coveros, Inc.
The Test Coverage Outline: Your Testing Road Map[presentation]
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To assist in risk analysis, prioritization of testing, and test reporting (telling your testing story), you need a thorough Test Coverage Outline (TCO)—a road map of your proposed testing activities. By creating a TCO, you can prepare for testing without having to create a giant pile of...

Paul Holland, Testing Thoughts
A Firsthand Agile Transition Success Story: An Interview with Penny Wyatt[interview]

In this interview, Penny Wyatt discusses her Agile Development Conference West session, "Transform Your Agile Test Process to Ship Fast with High Quality," to share some of the ways she and her team achieved success, and how they—and you—can continue to develop and grow together.

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Mobile Testing Methodologies: Trends, Successes, and Pitfalls[presentation]
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In today's dynamic mobile marketplace—where new handsets and mobile operating systems are released every day—your ability to deal with these changes which impact your mobile product is vital. The mobile application lifecycle today must be short; must be of great quality; cover...

Eran Kinsbruner
Jeff Payne Security Testing in an Agile World: An Interview with Jeff Payne[interview]

Jeffrey Payne sat down with Noel Wurst to discuss a range of topics, including advice for teams that are attempting agile for the first time, the importance of clear communication between teams, and the ways that security testing has changed alongside modern technology.

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On Sumo, Architecture, and Enterprise Agile[article]

In order to be successful in the ring, a sumo wrestler needs to maintain a heavy body weight and at the same time be in peak physical condition. Just as these Japanese athletes have to find the right balance through a well thought-out combination of diet and training regimen, software development organizations need a balanced approach to implementing application architecture on agile projects.

Programming with an Agile Mindset[article]

Agile is recognized as a system-software development approach used to get quick feedback to keep the customer involved at every stage, build a disciplined team, and have working software at any given point in time. Sameer Arora writes on how things can fall out of place when agility on the programming side is ignored.

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