Conference Presentations

Video: An Agile Throwdown: Munich Takes on the Columbus Agile Benchmark Study
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Agile has not only gone mainstream, it’s gone global. Data on agile team performance, time-to-market, and quality have emerged in the past decade. In 2012, a group of...

Michael Mah, QSM Associates, Inc.
Video: The Mismeasure of Software: The Last Metrics Talk You'll Ever Need to Hear
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The Mismeasure of Software: The Last Metrics Talk You'll Ever Need to Hear Lee Copeland claims that most organizations have some kind of metrics program—and almost all are ineffective. After explaining the concept of measurement, Lee describes two key reasons for these almost universal...

Lee Copeland, Software Quality Engineering
Video: The Secrets of Mobile App Testing
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Most app teams aim for 4 stars—not 5. Why? Because delivering and maintaining a high-quality app becomes more challenging every day. Agile engineering and continuous integration put more pressure than ever on testers and quality-focused developers. Add to that the raw complexity of device...

Jason Arbon, Applause
Leaping over the Boundaries of Boundary Value Analysis
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Many books, articles, classes, and conference presentations tout equivalence class partitioning and boundary value analysis as core testing techniques. Yet many discussions of these...

Michael Bolton, DevelopSense
Game On: Automating Sports Video Game Testing
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Sports video games are generally on a short cycle time—tied to the start of a particular sport’s season. Like all video games, the pressure is always on to add more features to sell...

Fazeel Gareeboo, EA Sports
Succeeding as an Ethnic or Minority Tester
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No one wishes to see himself as different or treat other people differently because of his uniqueness. Unfortunately, we are frequently judged and our skills presumed based on our...

Yousef Harfi, Medavie Blue Cross
Performance Testing in Agile: The Path to 5 Star App Reviews
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Application performance is the first aspect of quality that every customer experiences. It can mean the difference between winning and losing a customer—between a 5-star app and a 2. No...

Shane Evans, Hewlett-Packard
The Golden Rules for Managing Large Testing Initiatives
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Large technology transformations and undertakings are challenging because they cut across multiple systems and domains of technology and solutions. They involve multiple organizations...

Krishna Murthy, Tata Consultancy Services
Patterns of Automation: Simplify Your Test Code
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Many organizations are introducing test automation only to discover it is more difficult than they anticipated. The fact is that good test automation requires good coding practices...

Jeff "Cheezy" Morgan, LeanDog
Video: The Challenges of BIG Testing: Automation, Virtualization, Outsourcing, and More
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Large-scale and complex testing projects can stress the testing and automation practices we have learned through the years, resulting in less than optimal outcomes. However, a number of...

Hans Buwalda, LogiGear

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