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A How-To Guide to Choosing Tools[presentation]

You've been tasked with finding a new software tool to help automate your organization's testing. With so many tools on the market, though, where do you start?

Elisabeth Hendrickson, Quality Tree Software, Inc. and Johanna Rothman, Rothman Consulting Group, Inc.
The New Economics of Test Automation[presentation]

The New Economy is changing the dynamics of the market and the economics of test automation. There has never been a better time to invest the time and money to deploy the processes and tools necessary to achieve successful automation.

Linda Hayes, WorkSoft
Test Automation-State-of-the-Practice[presentation]

The current state of software test automation is in flux. Today's technologies-the Web, Java, wireless technologies, etc.-have changed how we do business and how we need to test. Test automation technologies are changing to keep up.

Edward Kit, Software Development Technologies
Selecting Re-Tests for Corrected Defects Using Coverage Analysis Data[presentation]

Topics covered in this presentation include: Why and when to trim the test suite; How to select tests to run with

Jim Boone, SAS Institute, Inc.
A Data-Driven Testing Approach[presentation]

This presentation shows a broader vision of Test Automation
beyond the use of a test automation tool. The objectives of this
presentation are to show:

  • How to use advanced data driven techniques for test automation
Shakil Ahmad, Convergys
Developing an Automated Regression Test Set[presentation]

Automating a regression test is a tremendous effort, but the payoff is big in situations where continuous, repeatable, repetitive testing is required.

Patricia George, Sunquest Info Systems, Inc.
How to Evaluate and Select High-End Load Testing Tool[presentation]

This presentation addresses the following topics related to selecting a load testing tool: what tool characteristics matter; gathering information from vendors; determining metrics to collect; executing the test; analyzing the results; the re

Marquis Harding,
An Execution Framework for Java Test Automation[presentation]

This presentation introduces the Java Execution Framework, describing test suites, test cases, and the JEF test harness.

Erick Griffin, Tivoli Systems Inc.
Automating Test Design[presentation]

The goals of this presentation are to: Redefine the term "path"; Introduce four value selection paradigms; Discuss strengths & weaknesses of each; Examine how value selection relates to automated test design capability; and Examine how te

Steve Morton, Applied Dynamics International
Implementing an Automated Regression Test Suite[presentation]

Many efforts to automate regression testing have failed or not met expectations-resulting in "shelfware." Lloyd Roden presents a real-world case study based on the success of implementing a regression test tool within a software company.

Lloyd Roden, Grove Consultants
Adventures in Web Application Performance Testing[presentation]

Examine the challenges and successes experienced by a test team analyzing application and systems performance for applications moving from distributed Client/Server solutions to centralized, Web-based designs.

Nancy Landau, ALLTEL
Scripts on My Tool Belt[presentation]

The aims of this presentation are to: convince you that "test automation" is more than automating test execution; show some examples of the kinds of things that can be accomplished with scripting languages, using simplified code samples; and

Danny Faught, Tejas Software Consulting
Failure of a Dot Com-A Case Study[presentation]

In the new economy, cliches such as "Internet time" can be disastrous.

Theresa Lanowitz, Gartner Group
Create Your Own Luck: Get Organized for Test Success[presentation]

The four "lucky" organizational factors are: clearly defined roles within-and interfaces between-test team and project; early test team involvement in project; sharing of test cases, data, and tools across test participants and phases (levels

Rex Black, Rex Black Consulting Services, Inc.
STARWEST 2001: Designing an Automated Web Test Environment[presentation]

This paper offers an alternative to the typical automated test scripting method of "record and playback now and enhance the automation environment later." It explores a regression automation system design for testing Internet applications thr

Dion Johnson, Pointe Technology Group, Inc.


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