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Conquering BDD: How One Team Is Making It Work[presentation]
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Behavior-driven development has been a buzzworthy term in the testing and development community for several years. At first glance, the elements of BDD seem simple: testing scenarios, living documentation, automation, and reports.

Christine Fisher
Selenium IDE Is Making a Comeback—Can Codeless Testing Scale?[presentation]
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The rise, fall, and resurrection of Selenium IDE begs the question: Can codeless testing actually scale?

Moshe Milman
Are You the Best Leader You Can Be?[presentation]
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We are all leaders. At a minimum, we must lead ourselves every single day, but many of us also have teams that we lead and serve. Have you ever stopped to analyze yourself to determine if you are the best leader you can be?

Amy Jo Esser
Large-Scale DevSecOps: Bringing Security Confidence to Chaotic Development[presentation]
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Implementing application security (AppSec) programs on a large scale can often seem chaotic and unwieldy. Without the proper knowledge to implement robust AppSec tools, DevSecOps on a large scale can be overwhelming.

Dennis Hurst
The Game of Continuous Delivery[presentation]
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The holy grail of a modern QA professional is to achieve high quality while continuously delivering features to customers, and the only way to achieve that mission is via continuous testing and delivery.

Tanya Kravtsov
Testers: The Unsung Data Heroes[presentation]
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Connor Dodge believes that data is the most valuable commodity in the world, and that testers generate some of the most valuable data in product development organizations. Test data can inform release schedules, aid in decision-making, and shape the direction of the product. 

Connor Dodge
Internet of Things: Changing the Way We Test[presentation]
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The internet of things (IoT) brings connectivity to a range of previously non-internet-enabled physical devices and real-world objects. This shift has an impact testing—changing what we test, when we test, and the way we test.

Jane Fraser
Getting to Continuous Testing[presentation]
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Max Saperstone tells the story of how a health care company striving to get to continuous releases built up their automation to secure confidence in regular releases.

Max Saperstone
Making the Marriage of Product and Engineering Thrive[presentation]
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y now you have probably heard that there should be a healthy tension between the product and engineering teams. The key word there is "healthy"—when this relationship is unhealthy, silos tend to form, ideas may be thrown over the wall, and a lack of ownership can develop. 

Vidya Dinamani
Enterprise DevOps: Reducing Big-Bang Integrations in Global Organizations[presentation]
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The norm for update rollouts was a single Microsoft Windows OS release every three years being validated with an annual tick-tock cadence of Intel CPUs. About three years ago, new OSes started to be released twice a year, with new platforms developed several times a year.

Madhu Datla
Testing AI-Based Systems: A Gray-Box Approach[presentation]
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Testing artificial intelligence- and machine learning-based systems presents two key challenges. First, the same input can trigger different responses as the system learns and adapts to new conditions.

Yury Makedonov
What's That Smell? Tidying Up Our Test Code[presentation]
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We are often reminded by those experienced in writing test automation that code is code. The sentiment being conveyed is that test code should be written with the same care and rigor that production code is written with.

Angie Jones
Capturing Testing with 3 Magic Words[presentation]
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Testers tend to be innately curious creatures. Being curious and evaluating risks—that is what the testing job is about. Often it is the statement “I don’t know” that drives our curiosity in testing. Find out not only how to push past the fear of not knowing but how to embrace your curiosity.

Janna Loeffler
Finding Performance Issues Early with JMeter[presentation]
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Nonfunctional tests like performance tests are often left until the end of the delivery cycle because they can be expensive in terms of time, resources, and effort.

Bob Foster
How Infrastructure as Code Can Help Test Organizations Achieve Automation[presentation]
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For many test organizations, the first hurdle to automating the testing of a product is deployment of that product in its test environments.

Kat Rocha

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