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Rapid and Intelligent Test Engineering[presentation]
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Today’s IT plans tend to be defined as much by constraints as by requirements. Conventionally, the testing phase starts after the design and build phase. In today’s competitive and...

Mathi Natarajan, Cognizant and Sreeram Gopalakrishnan, Cognizant
Why Classic Software Testing Doesn’t Work Anymore[presentation]
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The classic software testing team is becoming increasingly obsolete. Traditional processes and tools just don’t meet today’s testing challenges. With the introduction of methodologies...

Regg Struyk, Polarion Software
Speak Like a Test Manager: An Interview with Michael Sowers[interview]
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In this TechWell interview, Michael Sowers digs into his rich experience in the industry, giving people tips for how to effectively communicate with higher-ups and how to make an impact in the testing process. He also discusses how best to become a trusted member of a team.

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The Right Approach to Workplace Flexibility[article]

Policies like variable work hours and working from home are generally perceived to be employee perks, but they have benefits for the employers as well. However, the implementation of such policies lacks depth in most organizations. The right execution and monitoring is critical in ensuring good outcomes are achieved and misuse is minimized.

Saurabh  Arora's picture Saurabh Arora
The Ethics of Metrics: An Interview with Deborah Kennedy[interview]
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In this interview, Deborah Kennedy talks about her upcoming presentation at STARWEST 2014, the importance of using data wisely, why executive messaging is more important than people acknowledge it for, and the psychology behind the small things when it comes to metrics.

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