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

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]

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]

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]

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]

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]

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]

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]

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]

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
STARWEST 2018 Reduce Wait Time with Simulation + Test Data Management[presentation]

Data has become the most significant roadblock that testers face today. In fact, up to 60% of a tester’s time is spent waiting for data.

Chris Colosimo
STARWEST 2018 Working with Anxiety: From Personal Weakness to Career Strength [presentation]

Each of us has personal weaknesses that are often perceived to have negative impacts on performance and capability in the workplace.

Julene Johnson
STARWEST 2018 Automate Your Application Test Deployments with Docker[presentation]

In a busy world, testing teams are asked to adopt new approaches to increase speed and flexibility of change. What methods and tools can help? Artem Golubev has seen many testing teams being told to use Docker.

Artem Golubev
Engineering for Compatibility[presentation]

Modern software development has brought us an incredibly powerful tool: continuous integration and deployment. However, taking advantage of this new system isn’t always straightforward.

Melissa Benua
STARWEST 2018 Improve Planning Estimates by Reducing Your Human Biases[presentation]

Are you puzzled about why your estimate turned out wrong, or stressed from working to meet an impossible deadline?

Andrew Brown
STARWEST 2018 Why "Why...?" Can Be the Most Important Question for QA to Ask[presentation]

To test a product, there are so many questions to ask, and so little time in which to ask them.

Jane Jeffers


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