STAREAST 2013 - Software Testing Conference

PRESENTATIONS

Increase Your Team’s Efficiency with Kanban

Test teams must perform a wide variety of tasks from testing new functions and performing regression tests to helping with bug fixes, producing test reports, and working on test improvements. With all these activities, it is a challenge to keep priorities straight, operate most efficiently...

Derk-Jan de Grood, Valori

6 Essential Cloud Testing Features

Quality assurance engineers spend more time preparing for testing than doing actual testing and test hardware and software infrastructure is typically underutilized. Research shows that a combination of SaaS and IaaS technology is best suited to decrease those peripheral activities. 

Mughees Minhas, Oracle
A Year of Testing in the Cloud: Lessons Learned

Jim Trentadue describes how his organization first used the cloud for its non-production needs including development, testing, training, and production support. Jim begins by describing the components of a cloud environment and how it differs from a traditional physical server structure.

Jim Trentadue

Achieving Quality in the Future of Software Delivery

Companies are under tremendous pressure to quickly deliver new innovative applications that exploit the unique capabilities of new channels, while building upon decades of IT investment. The meaning of quality and the expectations placed on testing are also evolving. 

Peter Klenk, IBM
Android Mobile Testing: Right before Your Eyes

Few topics are hotter than mobile software development. Every company seems to be rushing to release its own mobile applications. When it comes time to build that software, they quickly learn that things are hard. Many developers claim that it is difficult or impossible to test drive the...

Jeff "Cheezy" Morgan, LeanDog

Automation Culture: Essential to Agile Success

For organizations developing large-scale applications, transitioning to agile is challenging enough. If your organization has not yet adopted an automation culture, brace yourself for a big surprise because automation is essential to agile success. From the safety nets provided by automated..

Geoff Meyer, Dell, Inc.

Baking In Quality: The Evolving Role of the Agile Tester

While more and more organizations are practicing agile development methodologies,  many have not learned how to “bake in quality” throughout the process. As an agile tester, you are an integral part of the development team—working on requirements, design, implementation...

Dena Laterza, Agile Velocity

Better Security Testing: Using the Cloud and Continuous Delivery

Even though many organizations claim that security is a priority, that claim doesn’t always translate into supporting security initiatives in software development or test. Security code reviews often are overlooked or avoided, and when development schedules fall behind, security testing...

Gene Gotimer, Coveros, Inc.

Better Unit Tests with ApprovalTests: An Open Source Library

When a unit test fails, we want clear, expressive, rich feedback so we can quickly understand the nature of the failure and get a good idea of how to fix it. Unit testing frameworks are fantastic at running tests and alerting us to any failure. Unfortunately, sometimes...

Woody Zuill, Hunter Industries

Building an Enterprise Performance and Load Testing Infrastructure

Are you frustrated by how long it takes your IT department to provision development and test environments? Have you performed load testing on inadequate hardware only to find performance problems emerge in production? Dave Ogletree leveraged virtualization to solve these problems.

Dave Ogletree, Bridgepoint Education

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