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STARWEST 2018 7 Proven Ways to Ruin Your Test Automation[presentation]
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Test automation projects fail, but why? Could you stop it from happening?

Seretta Gamba
STARWEST 2018 7 Fundamentals of a Successful Testing Team[presentation]
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You want to build an effective testing team, but you’re asking yourself, “Where do I begin?” Greg Paskal, a quality assurance engineer with over thirty years of testing experience, shares seven keys to building a successful testing team.

Greg Paskal
STARWEST 2018 An Innovative Test Automation Approach without Making Test Cases[presentation]
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Does test automation need traditional test cases? Mehmet Duran says no. Using the open source tool TESTAR, he devised an innovative approach to automated testing.

Mehmet Duran
STARWEST 2018 Risk Based Testing – Are You Talking the Talk, Or Walking the Walk?[presentation]
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Risk-based testing is essential to focus our testing, but it is not always easy to apply to our projects. Risk management tends to focus more on project and process risks (i.e., Will we make the deadline?

Gitte Ottosen
STARWEST 2018 Automation and Test Strategies to Save Our Project from the Brink of Collapse[presentation]
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Teams are sometimes asked to turn a mess of undocumented, poorly structured legacy code into a robust product under impossible deadlines.

Jonathan Solórzano-Hamilton
STARWEST 2018 What You Can't Measure, You Can't Improve: Measurements for a Continuous Delivery Organization[presentation]
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Ashwin Desai has faced the daunting challenge of using measurements and metrics to assess and improve product quality through process change.

Ashwin Desai
STARWEST 2018 Frontend Testing: Stepping in and Collaborating with Developers[presentation]
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Testing is shifting left, moving closer to testing the code itself before the full product is ready for release.

Gil Tayar
Sign reading "Duh!" When the Code Is Too Obvious to Check[article]

How many times does something seem too obvious to check? Most of the time this normal human response is a handy shortcut. Your brain tries to save you time—but you can’t always trust it. If your code malfunctions, each of those "too obvious to check" thoughts will bias your thinking about what caused the malfunction. We have to commit up front, before our thinking crystalizes, that the code will have to prove to us that it is correct.

Steve Poling
Melissa Benua How Traditional Testers Can Use Old Skills in New Ways: An Interview with Melissa Benua[interview]
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In this interview, Melissa Benua, a senior technical lead at mParticle, explains how traditional testers can use their current skill sets to easily transition to new concepts, like DevOps. She also details how continuous testing and continuous integration continue to be major hot topics.

Jennifer Bonine
The Unspoken Truth about IoT Test Automation The Unspoken Truth about IoT Test Automation[magazine]

The internet of things (IoT) continues to proliferate as connected smart devices become critical for individuals and businesses. Even with test automation, performing comprehensive testing can be quite a challenge.

Rama Anem
Diagram showing how continuous engineering is part of continuous planning and delivery Focus on Agile Engineering Methods in Your Digital Transformation[article]

Organizations undergoing a digital transformation must adopt new and meaningful ways of working. For a successful transformation, in addition to agile processes, teams must also leverage agile engineering techniques and models. Continuous focus on agile engineering principles will provide a solid ground for teams to enhance their agility and deliver better software, faster.

Uday Varma
Building a Test Automation Strategy Building a Test Automation Strategy[magazine]

QA departments always feel the pressure to start testing quickly, even if the ever-changing software being tested isn’t ready. A bought-in test automation strategy can keep a project on track.

Justin Rohrman
STARCANADA Automation in Aviation and Mission-Critical Software[presentation]
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Are you confronted with automating tests of large, complex systems? Are there more conditions to test than you can do in a lifetime? Are auditors demanding compliance to a never-ending collection of regulations? Do stakeholders want slick dashboard...

Alexandre Bauduin
STARCANADA From a Testing Team to an Organization Quality Chain[presentation]
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Is testing a bottleneck in your company? Do you uncomfortably squeeze testing into projects? Can you show stakeholders how testing adds value? Sophie Benjamin has spent the last fifteen years answering these questions, transforming testing into add...

Sophie Benjamin
Geoff Meyer How Machines Will Impact the Way You Test Software: An Interview with Geoff Meyer[interview]

In this interview, Geoff Meyer, a test architect in the Dell EMC infrastructure solutions group, discusses whether or not testers should be nervous about artificial intelligence, what testers can do right now to keep up with the times, and when AI is most useful for software teams.

Josiah Renaudin

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