STARCANADA 2014 - Software Testing Conference

PRESENTATIONS

Getting Started with Open Source Testing Tools

In the not-too-distant past, the only viable options for testing complicated web-based applications were commercial (i.e., expensive) tools. These tools were well designed but...

Marcus Merrell, RetailMeNot, Inc.

How Did I Miss That Bug? Managing Cognitive Bias in Testing

How many bugs have you missed that were obvious to others? We all approach testing hampered by our own biases. Understanding our biases—preconceived notions and the ability to focus...

Gerie Owen, Northeast Utilities, Inc. and Peter Varhol, Telerik

How Metrics Programs Can Destroy Your Soul

Testers are often evaluated by metrics that don’t really quantify the value of their work. Metrics such as tests planned, tests executed, coverage achieved, and defects reported all...

Scott Barber, SmartBear

Rapid and Intelligent Test Engineering

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
STARCANADA 2014: Become a Big Data Quality Hero

Many believe that regression testing an application with minimal data is sufficient. However, the data testing methodology becomes far more complex with big data applications. Testing...

Jason Rauen, LexisNexis

STARCANADA 2014: Continuous Testing through Service Virtualization

The demand to accelerate software delivery and for teams to continuously test and release high quality software sooner has never been greater. However, whether your release strategy is...

Allan Wagner, IBM

STARCANADA 2014: Creating a Better Testing Future: The World Is Changing and We Must Change With It

The IEEE 829 Test Documentation standard is thirty years old this year...

Lee Copeland, Software Quality Engineering

STARCANADA 2014: Security Testing Mobile Applications

Due to the sensitive nature of the personal information often stored on mobile phones, security testing is vital when building mobile applications. Jeff Payne discusses some of the...

Jeff Payne, Coveros, Inc.
STARCANADA 2014: Test Automation Patterns

When implementing test automation, many people encounter problems: where to start with automation, high maintenance costs for the automated tests, or unrealistic management expectations...

Dorothy Graham, Independent Test Consultant

STARCANADA 2014: When Testers Feel Left Out in the Cold

When you're responsible for testing, it's almost a given that you will find yourself in a situation in which you feel alone and out in the cold. Management commitment for testing might...

Hans Buwalda, LogiGear

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