The Latest

7 Sure-fire Ways to Ruin Your Test Automation[presentation]
Slideshow

[video:https://youtu.be/C8vq6VVUAmE width:300 height:200 align:right]

Seretta Gamba
An illuminated lightbulb, photo by Johannes Plenio Agile Is Not a Process, It’s a Mindset[article]

Agile transformation requires more than a change in process; it needs a change in mindset. In order to fully embrace agile and create a productive environment, you have to change how you think about priorities and failure. Priorities are decided proactively, not reactively, and failure is not punished, it is celebrated. Once you make this shift in perspective, you can reap the rewards of agile.

Lisa Rich
Adam Auerbach Time to Make an Employment Change: An Interview with Adam Auerbach[interview]
Video

In this interview, Adam Auerbach, Vice President and Head of Assurance Practice at EPAM Systems, discusses the need to create a strategy to achieve career goals, recognizing when it is time to change employers having maximized your contributions and gained the optimal benefits and skills.

Jennifer Bonine
Sticky notes on cabinet doors Applying Agile to Life: Taking Retrospectives outside the Workplace[article]

A lot of what agile teams do can be used effectively outside software development teams, and even outside the typical business organization. For instance, retrospectives and the practice of talking about what went well, what you should keep doing, and what can be improved can be applied anywhere—even to families. Read on to learn how to bring continuous improvement into your daily life.

Ben Kopel
STARWEST 2018 AI for Testing Tomorrow (Panel: Part II)[presentation]
Slideshow

What does AI mean for the future of testing? What aspects of testing will the machines replace? What things will AI soon be better than humans at and what things will humans always do better than AI?

Tariq King
STARWEST 2018 AI for Testing Today (Panel: Part I)[presentation]
Slideshow

How can we apply AI to the testing problems of today? What works and what doesn't work? Are there any critical lessons that have been learned?

Tariq King
Mike Faulise Giving Control Back to Software Developers: An Interview with Mike Faulise[interview]
Video

In this interview, Michael Faulise, the founder and managing partner at tap|QA, explains how the move toward DevOps and away from release management is giving control back to developers, then details why major companies often need partners to leverage CI, CD, and other modern techniques.

Jennifer Bonine
STARWEST 2018 Evolution—Not Revolution: Transforming Your Testing[presentation]
Slideshow

You may have heard the saying “The only constant on any project is change.” Yet the prospect of change is rarely welcomed—either personally or professionally.

Julie Gardiner
STARWEST 2018 The Art of Software Investigation[presentation]
Slideshow

Although processes and tools play an important role in software testing, the most important testing tool is the mind. Like scientists, testers search for new knowledge and share discoveries—hopefully for the betterment of people’s lives.

Ben Simo
STARWEST 2018 Building a Skilled Testing Practice In an Innovative Digital Agency[presentation]
Slideshow

Everybody wants to have their projects tested so that they can deliver top-notch products to their clients.

Nimesh Patel
STARWEST 2018 Being More Agile Without Doing Agile [presentation]
Slideshow

The most common requests Dawn Haynes gets as a consultant these days is to help testers transition to an agile development process, or to help testers be more effective in “agile-ish” environments.

Dawn Haynes
Fighting Test Flakiness: A Disease that Artificial Intelligence Will Cure[presentation]
Slideshow

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is making it possible for computers to diagnose some medical diseases more accurately than doctors.

Tariq King
STARWEST 2018 Managing BDD Automation Test Cases inside Test Management Systems[presentation]
Slideshow

Behavior-driven development (BDD) has been around for a while and is here to stay. However, the added abstraction levels pose a technical problem for writing and managing tests.

Max Saperstone
STARWEST 2018 Agile Performance Testing in the Real World[presentation]
Slideshow

Performance issues substantially impact quality, cost, and customer confidence. Agile teams are challenged to build in performance processes throughout the lifecycle, but it is critical to incorporate performance into your CI/CD pipeline.

Amit Patel
STARWEST 2018 Risk Based Testing: Communicating WHY You Can't Test Everything[presentation]
Slideshow

The idea of testing everything is a popular one—in fact many stakeholders think that’s exactly what their quality teams do. It usually isn’t and can’t be; but how can teams communicate this?

Jenny Bramble

Pages

AgileConnection is a TechWell community.

Through conferences, training, consulting, and online resources, TechWell helps you develop and deliver great software every day.