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The Benefits of Early Performance Testing[magazine]

By incorporating performance testing early in a project lifecycle, software projects have a better chance to reach better quality and meet customer expectations. Baljeet Bilkhu shows the value of early performance testing.

Baljeet Bilkhu's picture Baljeet Bilkhu
Is Your Product Owner an Overloaded Operator?[article]

Overloaded operators exist when an operator or operation has different meanings in different contexts. This usually applies to variables and sets, but it can be true for people, too. These people try to do the work of many different roles—and usually fail. If you have an overloaded people operator, analyze the work and try to divide it up.

Johanna Rothman's picture Johanna Rothman
Apple Watch, Wearables, and Mobile Data—with IBM MobileFirst[presentation]

Wearables are the ultimate in personal computing, the most personal devices ever created. Wearable devices offer new ways to collect data and respond to information about your health and the environment around you. Wearables introduce new interaction paradigms and new things to consider...

Marek Sadowski
How to Build and Integrate a Framework for Testing Mobile SDKs[presentation]

You need to build or integrate test frameworks and standardize the test process for your Android and iOS native SDKs. Where do you start? How do you do that while delivering products for both platforms? How quickly can you learn the fundamentals of Xcode, Objective-C, Gradle...

Jim Whisenant
Bring Team Interaction into the Living Room[presentation]

The people behind Peloton Cycle recognized a paradox in modern fitness. Many people want to get fit at home and balk at joining a sports team or gym. Yet home fitness routines are notoriously less successful—precisely because they lack social interaction. So with the creation of the...

Yony Feng and Manish Mathuria
Developing and Testing a Connected Bracelet for Mind and Body[presentation]

With wristworn wearables, the stakes are higher than almost anywhere else. Not only are you competing with tech giants like Apple and Fitbit, you are competing with luxury watches and accessories for valuable real estate. Skip Orvis, COO and Head of Systems Development for Caeden, will...

Skip Orvis
Mobile and IoT Win! Now What?[presentation]

Smartphones now outnumber tablets and PCs combined. Mobile developers and testers make more money than their old-school counterparts. Now that mobile has won the race, a new set of questions arises. How has mobile changed—and how does it continue to change—software technology and the economy?

Jason Arbon
Future Perspective: Cloud Connectivity in an IoT World[presentation]

In the Internet of Things (IoT) world, you need to understand and exploit opportunities in the rapidly evolving core connectivity domain. To ensure that products will realize IoT benefits, plans and roadmaps must include connectivity requirements, activities, and projected costs. Steven...

Steven Woodward
Wearables: Testing the Human Experience[presentation]

Testing wearables is fundamentally more complex than any other mobile device class. Wearables become extensions of us, so testing should focus on the total experience of the wearer—the emotional, physical and sensory reactions, including our biases and mindsets. It involves testing in the...

Gerie Owen
Scalable and Collaborative iOS UI Test Automation in Swift[presentation]

The maturity of mobile UI automation frameworks has lagged behind web automation frameworks, but Apple’s introduction of UI automation to the XCTest framework in XCode 7 represents a major step forward. We now have the UI recorder, a tool that enables us to quickly identify elements in our...

Jason Hagglund
The 4th Industrial Revolution and IoT Predictions: A Software Perspective[presentation]

IoT technology is a driving force for what some are calling the 4th Industrial Revolution—or Industry 4.0—which predicts that manufacturing as we know it will morph into something almost completely new. To support this revolution, the demand for software will grow exponentially, possibly...

Stefano Rizzo
10,000 Years in Your Pocket: The Deep History of Your Mobile Device[presentation]

We live in amazing times with amazing technology all around us. And mobile technology, delivered in iPhones and Android devices, is possibly the most amazing of all. While we designers, developers, and testers strive to make fantastic mobile apps and products, we often spend our efforts...

James Dempsey
Use the Modern Cloud to Build Mobile Apps[presentation]

What’s the secret sauce to a successful mobile product strategy? You need to stand on the shoulders of giants. There was a time when starting from the ground up meant architecting a lot of code from a low level to do basic things. Mike Benkovich explores ways you can use the latest...

Mike Benkovich
Gradle for Android Developers[presentation]

The new build mechanism replacing Ant for Android development is based on Gradle, the popular build tool from the Groovy ecosystem. Ken Kousen introduces you to Gradle for Android developers and shows how easy it is to integrate Gradle into Android projects. We’ll show the latest version...

Ken Kousen
Integrate On-Device Test Automation into the Dev-Release Pipeline[presentation]

With the vast number of platforms and device models, testing products on mobile can be a time-consuming and costly effort. Executing test automation on actual devices is one key to achieving scale and speed. How, when, and where do we build and execute these automation scripts on real...

Danni Wu


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