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Root Cause Analysis: Dealing with Problems, Not Symptoms[presentation]

Test managers often choose solutions to problems without sufficient analysis, resulting in a cover-up of the symptom rather than a solution to the underlying problem.

Alon Linetzki, The Sela Group
STAREAST 2008: The Hard Truth about Offshore Testing[presentation]

Test managers often choose solutions to problems without sufficient analysis, resulting in a cover-up of the symptom rather than a solution to the underlying problem.

Jim Olsen, Dell Inc
Measure Quality on the Way In - Not on the Way Out[presentation]

If you have been a test manager for longer than a week, you have probably experienced pressure from management to offshore some test activities to save money.

Jan Fish, Lifeline Systems
The Four T's of Test Automation[presentation]

Historically, organizations have measured the level of software quality after a system goes into production. What about measuring the level of software quality coming into testing?

David Dang, Questcon Technologies, A Division of Howard Systems Intl.
Test Design for Complex System Testing[presentation]

While functional testing generally focuses on specific areas of a single component, system testing focuses on multiple components and interactions within their environment.

Mark Duquette, IBM
How to Build and Motivate the Ideal Test Team[presentation]

Testing projects have a habit of getting into trouble.

Lloyd Roden, Grove Consultants
Today's Testing Innovations[presentation]

As a consultant, Lee Copeland has spoken with thousands of software testers in hundreds of different organizations. Generally, he comes away from these discussions depressed with the state of testing.

Lee Copeland, Software Quality Engineering
Practical Pairwise Testing with PICT[presentation]

Fault analysis reveals that interaction between the variables of dependent parameters is a common source of failure in complex systems.

Bj Rollison, Microsoft Corporation
Finding Backdoor Threats with Static Analysis[presentation]

According to research from Gartner, 75% of all new security attacks are against applications and 90% of all vulnerabilities reside within software.

Chris Wysopal, Veracode
The Promise of Model-Based Testing[presentation]

Good test design is the cornerstone of every test effort.

Mahesh Velliyur, Maveric Testing Solutions
Test Estimation: Simple Models and Practical Lessons[presentation]

As software testers, we are regularly asked how long it will take to test a system. Unfortunately, we rarely have the tools to produce an accurate estimate.

TONNVANE WISWELL, Total Jobs Group
Five Steps to Becoming a Top Tester[presentation]

Have you ever wondered what top testers do that enables them to accomplish so much more than an average tester? As a tester, the key to maximizing your potential for success is taking responsibility for developing your own testing skills.

Bernie Berger, Liquidnet Holdings, Inc.
Pairwise Testing Comes of Age[presentation]

You've heard of orthogonal arrays and pairwise testing. Perhaps you've used a pairwise test case generator tool. Have you ever wondered where these popular and powerful techniques originated?

George Sherwood, Testcover.com
Client-Side Attacks: The New Vulnerability[presentation]

Historically, we have focused on server-side security vulnerabilities rather than their client-side counterparts.

Matt Fisher, Hewlett-Packard
STAREAST 2008: Telling Your Exploratory Story[presentation]

What do you say when your manager asks you, "How did it go today?" If you have a pile of test cases on your desk, it may be acceptable for you to say, "I ran x% of these tests today," or "I'll be finished with this stack in y days at the rate

Jon Bach, Quardev, Inc.

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