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BSE Testing Keep Engagement High in Difficult Projects[presentation]
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Aggressive timelines, scope creep, changing requirements, development delays, and the imperative to finish on the imposed timeline … how can you keep your team motivated and engaged when everything seems to go wrong? Larissa Rosochansky describes the major factors of team...

Larissa Rosochansky
BSE Testing The Mass Extinction of Manual Processes: A DevOps Success Story[presentation]
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Large organizations can be filled with manual processes, and many people feel they are stuck with them. Bill Roberts and James La Spada tell the story of how Capital One used DevOps culture and kanban principles to significantly increase the speed of feature delivery—while lowering risk.

Bill Roberts and James La Spada
BSE Testing Scale: The Most Hyped Term in Agile Development Today[presentation]
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Scrum is everywhere. More than 90 percent of agile teams use it. But for many organizations wanting to scale agile, one team using Scrum is not enough. Dave West says the Nexus Framework, created by Ken Schwaber, the co-creator of Scrum, provides an exoskeleton for Scrum. Nexus allows...

Dave West
BSE Testing The Five Common Unconscious Biases Affecting Your Team[presentation]
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Are you having a difficult time finding female engineers to join your teams? Are you currently working on a project which seems to be going nowhere? Have you ever engaged in what you thought was customer-driven work only to later discover it was stakeholder-driven? When it comes to...

Catherine Louis
BSE Testing Put Agile to the Test: A Case Study for Test Agility on a Large IT Project[presentation]
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Agile practices, although applicable to a variety of situations, are most commonly applied to IT projects, generally for software development. Can you apply agile methods to just part of a software implementation project? Todd Jones presents this case study where agile techniques were...

Todd Jones
The New Normal for Software Development and Testing The New Normal for Software Development and Testing[magazine]

Customers expect fast-paced, quality product releases. To meet these demands, you must consider test automation, testing in production, and the extensive use of data and analytics.

Michael Sowers
The Impact of Quality Intelligence on DevOps and the IoT The Impact of Quality Intelligence on DevOps and the IoT[magazine]

QI is gaining momentum for providing fast and accurate test data to make better decisions. Just running your app through test suites isn’t enough for DevOps and the IoT.

Steven Winter
Hans Buwalda DevOps Misconceptions and Testing Confidence: An Interview with Hans Buwalda[interview]
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In this interview, Hans Buwalda, the CTO at LogiGear, details the common misconceptions people have when it comes to DevOps. He also discusses continuous integration and continuous deployment, having the right amount of confidence when it comes to testing, and how to know if DevOps is right for you.

Jennifer Bonine
Scaling Agile Thinking through Empowered Teams Scaling Agile Thinking through Empowered Teams[magazine]

Just because a software team adopts agility doesn’t mean they’ll see results. Being flexible has its benefits, but ensuring that the team is given total responsibility to make decisions may be more important.

Bob Costello
STARCANADA Testing Transforming Your QA and Test Team[presentation]
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QA and test departments often are composed of employees with business backgrounds who have little training when it comes to software testing. Though they are engaged, these team members can get overwhelmed by the thousands of test cases they have to execute over and over...

Sophie Benjamin
STARCANADA Testing A Journey from DevOps to DevTestOps: Infusing Continuous Quality[presentation]
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As companies realize the need for rapid application development, they are embracing DevOps methodologies. But implementing DevOps practices without establishing a culture of quality often results in lower quality software or a poor customer experience, which impacts the business bottom line.

Gajan Pathmanathan
STARCANADA Testing Leading, Following, or Managing? You Can Help Your Group Thrive[presentation]
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As testers or test managers, being effective mentors, coaches, and leaders is critical to our team’s success. Quite often we also play important roles in driving change, influencing others, and helping individuals, teams, and the business move from where they are to a higher level of...

Isabel Evans
STARCANADA Testing Jump Start Agile Testing with Acceptance Test Driven Development[presentation]
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Does your agile team struggle to find the right level of detail prior to beginning development? You may be suffering from “chunky” user stories—those that are too large or insufficiently defined to implement or test efficiently. Acceptance test driven development (ATDD) can help you...

Susan Brockley
STARCANADA Testing Are Your Tests Well-Traveled? Thoughts on Test Coverage[presentation]
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There are many places to visit it the world and it can be interesting to see “where you’ve been”. There are many places in software for tests to visit, and seeing “where the tests have been” can be very interesting for testers. Dot Graham explains what coverage is, and why it can be...

Dorothy Graham
STARCANADA Testing The Secret Life of Testers: Where Your Time Really Goes[presentation]
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Testing is on the schedule. Your title is Tester. It is time to test. The team is waiting for you. Everybody thinks you spend your time testing. So, why does it seem that you spend so little time actually testing? Michael Bolton will show you a training and research tool to visually...

Michael Bolton

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