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Taking Our Act on the Road[magazine]

In this Test Connection, Michael Bolton discusses making your products portable.

Michael Bolton's picture Michael Bolton
Strengthening Your Speaking Savvy[article]

Speaking at a conference can work wonders for your credibility. Delivering a presentation is an opportunity to share your insights, convey valuable information, and gain a reputation as an expert on your topic. Provided you keep a few key points in mind. In this article, Naomi Karten offers suggestions for successful presentations.

Naomi Karten's picture Naomi Karten
Do We Have to Choose Between Management and Leadership?[article]

Do organizations need fewer managers and more leaders? Do the qualities of one outweigh those of the other? In this article, Esther Derby defines leadership and management, and shows how one test manager incorporates both.

Esther Derby's picture Esther Derby
Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance: Burden or Opportunity for QA?[presentation]

Did they have to create more work for IT? There is no doubt that Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) and similar compliance regulations have created a significant new workload for IT departments, including many QA/Test groups.

Rutesh Shah, InfoStretch Corporation
Test Metrics in a CMMI® Level 5 Organization[presentation]

As a CMMI® Level 5 company, Motorola Global Software Group is heavily involved in software verification and validation activities.

Shalini Aiyaroo, Motorola Malaysia Sdn. Bhd
Test Centers of Excellence: A Structured Approach for Test Outsourcing[presentation]

While some outsourced test projects have delivered measurable business benefits, many others have not lived up to expectations.

Anand Iyer, Infosys Technologies Ltd
Design and Optimize Test Cases from Use Cases[presentation]

As part of developing software requirements, many project teams employ use cases to describe the human interactions with a system. Testers can use the same documents to optimize test case design.

Ronald Rissel, Vanguard
What Hollywood Taught Me About Software Testing[presentation]

Powerful lessons can be learned from some of the great epic movies of our day: "Star Wars" and bug triage, "Indiana Jones" and requirements, "Monty Python" and configuration management, "Jurassic Park" and unit testing, "The Usual Suspects" a

Robert Sabourin, Inc
Behavior Specification for Testing Embedded Systems[presentation]

A behavior specification is a valuable engineering artifact for the design, review, and testing of embedded software.

Dwayne Knirk, Sandia National Laboratories
Choosing Effective Test Metrics[presentation]

Every software project can benefit from some sort of metrics, but industry studies show that 80 percent of software metrics initiatives fail.

Alan Page, Microsoft Corporation
Outsourcing Testing: Is it Worth The Headaches?[presentation]

Although offshoring is becoming a business necessity, we've all heard the nightmare scenario.

Alym Rayani, Symbio
End the Guessing Game - Regression Test Selection Methods[presentation]

Developing your regression test suite does not have to be a guessing game.

Brian Robinson, ABB Inc.
Let's Make Bugs Miserable[presentation]

Preventing and eliminating bugs is what quality is all about. Help! Call the virtual exterminator!

Anibal Sousa, Microsoft Corporation
Quality Assurance and Testing in an FDA Regulated Environment[presentation]

How can we reduce costs associated with FDA imposed computer systems validation (CSV) guidelines and improve test coverage at the same time?

Eric Toburen, Genilogix
Diagnosing Performance Problems in Web Server Applications[presentation]

Many application performance failures are episodic, leading to frustrated users calling help desks, frantic troubleshooting of production systems, and re-booting systems.

Ron Bodkin, Glassbox software


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