Test Management

Moving to Weekly Releases – a Journey

Rob Lambert

Releasing your product more frequently requires you to change the way you view testing and the role of a tester. In his workplace, Lambert moved from yearly releases to weekly…
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Agile Testing

Coaching for Software Testers

Anne-Marie Charrett

Charrett uses examples from coaching sessions that demonstrate the coaching we do, as well as give insights as to how this coaching helps to motivate and eventually liberate the tester.…
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Agile Testing

The Mindset Change for an Agile Tester

Janet Gregory

On traditional projects, testers tend to join the project after coding has started, or sometimes almost finished. Testers and programmers may not communicate except through the defect tracking system. On…
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Test Automation

Intelligent Mistakes in Test Automation

Dorothy Graham

Many people make mistakes in test automation based on good intentions but flawed knowledge. We will look at some common pitfalls encountered when chartering your testing for session-based exploratory testing.…
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Test Management

Introduction to Test Strategy

Rikard Edgren

A good test strategy drives your testing effort towards the testing mission, and is specific, anchored, pragmatic, effective and possible to change. It might be your most important artifact, and…
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Test Management

Lessons Learned in Test Management

Bob van de Burgt

After an introduction of the full breadth of the Test Management Model, the webinar will focus on the combination of Risk & Requirement Based Testing, defining successful test strategies based…
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People / Skills

Creativity to Show the Way in Testing

Nathalie van Delft

Where more common techniques like mind-mapping and plain modelling techniques are translated to a more artsy form to help testers, but especially non-testers, to get more engaged and grow interest…
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Test Automation

10 Great but now Overlooked Tools

Graham Thomas

The idea for this presentation came directly from EuroSTAR 2011. Sitting on the bus back to the conference centre after attending the Gala Dinner, a discussion started, about industry luminaries…
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Test Management

The Third Project Paradigm

Geoff Thompson

Many times we find our capability as testers being measured on our ability to help a project or program deliver to budget and on time. A lot of the time…
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Test Automation

Let Test Automation Play the Role it Deserves

Ruud Teunissen

Test automation used to be a luxury. Since nowadays improving product quality, reducing costs, shortening time-to-market combined with more frequent releases are an irreversible trend, test automation has become a…
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Cloud Testing

Test Automation in the Cloud

Jonathon Wright

What is the future of test automation? The possibilities associated with cloud computing provide instant scalability, flexibility and availability for testing on demand with no upfront investment. This provides the…
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Test Automation

BIG Testing – How to Design Tests

Hans Buwalda

Large-scale testing projects can stress many of the testing practices we have gotten used to over the years. This can result in less than optimal outcomes. A number of ideas…
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Test Management

Thinking Strategically About Testing

Fiona Charles

To test software effectively, you need to have a strategy. That's true whether you are testing a minor feature, an entire application or an integrated suite of applications.
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Test Management

The Search for Surprises

James Lyndsay

In this talk, James Lyndsay identifies and illustrate approaches that help you to root out the ways that working software misbehaves. We'll put these approaches in context by describing emergent…
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Cloud Testing

Going Cloudy How to test SaaS

Kees Blokland

The introduction of cloud computing has changed the playing field for testing. Testing needs to evolve and innovate to address the newly introduced risks that come with "going cloudy" with…
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Functional Testing

API Testing The heart of functional testing

Bj Rollison

An API, or Application Programming Interface, is a collection of functions that provide much of the functional capabilities in complex software systems. Most customers are accustomed to interacting with a…
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Test Automation

Development and Testing for the New Style of IT

Michael Cooper & Toby Marsden

Today's consumers have grown up with the expectation that their digital experience is mobile, always-on, and easily enhanced. Consequently, we face a new style of IT that forces everyone involved…
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Test Management

The Commoditization of Testing

Iain McCowatt

The software testing business is in the grip of a commoditization trend in which enterprises routinely flip flop between vendors-vendors who are engaged in a race to the bottom on…
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Test Automation

Improve The Process By Taking Control

Amy Phillips

Testing is one of the few overarching aspects of software delivery. Done well it is almost invisible. Yet in reality almost all aspects of a successful release require test input.…
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Agile Testing

Test Improvement for Agile

Jeroen Mengerink

When we want to improve our testing, we need to question testing. But what are the right questions to ask in an Agile context? Current TPI models have proven to…
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