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The Importance of Grooming the Backlog: An Interview with Andy Berner[interview]
Video

In this interview, Andy Berner of QSM talks about his upcoming presentation, the importance of keeping a well-groomed backlog, the pitfalls of the impossible zone, and why it's vital that you and your team keep your tools serving you and not the other way around. 

Cameron Philipp-Edmonds's picture Cameron Philipp-Edmonds
The Future of System Maintenance[article]

The role of the tester has changed significantly over the years. Allow your mind to wander and think about how it might continue to change. Imagine a world with increased transparency for code changes and more visibility of details. What could the future of system maintenance look like?

Joe DeMeyer's picture Joe DeMeyer
Mobile Fragmentation and the Need for Automation: An Interview with Josh Galde[interview]
Podcast

In this interview, Keynote's Josh Galde talks anything and everything mobile. The industry veteran discusses how much of the testing process should be automated, the difference between testing phones and tablets, and what he sees as "the next big thing" in the industry.

Josiah Renaudin's picture Josiah Renaudin
How Does Security Testing Fit in My QA Process?[magazine]

Alan Crouch addresses the question most commonly raised by those who are new to security testing, "How does security testing fit in my QA process?"  Alan explains that security testing shouldn't be limited to the QA process, instead it should be applied throughout the entire software development lifecycle.  Read this FAQ column for suggestions on how to improve your chances for success in catching security issues.

Alan Crouch's picture Alan Crouch
Prioritizing Project Goals to Align with Your Organization’s Strategic Goals[article]

Prioritization is a key ability leaders must have to manage project goals and ensure they are aligned with organizational strategic goals. Priority management is a very complex task, and it should concentrate on these issues by taking care of the business needs, goals to be achieved, budget, and risks. Read on for details.

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