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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
STARWEST 2018 How to Automate Testing for Next-Generation Interfaces (BOTs, Alexa, Mobile)[presentation]

Today’s IT systems communicate with customers through multiple points of engagement and various interfaces, ranging from web, mobile, and voice to BOTs and apps like Alexa and Siri.

Sanil Pillai
STARWEST 2018 Marrying Artificial Intelligence with Software Testing: Challenges & Opportunities [presentation]

Emerging technologies such as the internet of things (IoT) and cloud computing have introduced a significant software variety and complexity.

Wendy Siew Wen Chin
STARWEST 2018 A Tale of Continuous Testing[presentation]

When the atmosphere is hostile to QA, and yet the demands on the QA Team are increasing, how do you transform a team where everything is tested and deployed manually, to an organization that delivers great software multiple times a day?

David Lumpkin
STARWEST 2018 Delivering the Goods: Harmonizing Regulated and Agile Practices[presentation]

Agile testing is hard. Testers contend with terse requirements, minimal process, little documentation, continually evolving business, technical and organizational factors. Auditors demand proof of compliance.

Griffin Jones
STARWEST 2018 Testing Imprecise Requirements[presentation]

Articles on and elsewhere reported that Volvo has recently discovered a non-traditional requirement: Any self-driving vehicle approved for use outside Australian cities must recognize kangaroos on or near the roadway and take prope

David Gelperin


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