STAREAST 2017 - Software Testing Conference

PRESENTATIONS

Continuous Testing of Cloud Applications

With most organizations now using agile software development methodologies, the software development focus has changed to deliver faster releases—and this affects the way we test within the sprint. We largely develop applications using cloud and mobile technologies with short release cycles.

Ganesh Iyer

Data Quality at the Speed of Work

In this fast-paced data-driven world, the fallout from a single data quality issue can cost thousands of dollars in a matter of hours. To catch these issues quickly, system monitoring for data quality requires a different set of strategies from other continuous regression efforts. Like a...

Shauna Ayers

Effective Test Estimation

We have experience with testing projects, both large and small. Sometimes our test estimates are accurate—and sometimes they’re not. We often miss deadlines because there are no defined criteria used to create our estimates. Sometimes we miss our schedules due to crunched testing timelines.

Shyam Sunder

Improving Accuracy and Confidence in Workload Models

The most critical component in capacity planning and performance engineering is the Workload Model, which defines the workflows, throughputs, and target performance your system must support at peak loads. As critical as it is, it can be difficult and particularly challenging to predict...

Gopal Brugalette and Safi Mohamed

Infrastructure Testing: The Ultimate “Shift Left”

Organizations worldwide are continually required to make significant investments in upgrading, re-engineering, and protecting their IT infrastructure. However, unlike application software development, many companies lack a structured quality assurance approach for infrastructure testing.

Carl Delmolino and Hitesh Patel

Microservices Testing Strategies: The Good, the Bad, and the Reality

Software development is trending toward building systems using small, autonomous, independently deployable services called microservices. Leveraging microservices makes it easier to add and modify system behavior with minimal or no service interruption. Because they facilitate releasing...

Tariq King

My Failures in Software Testing

In her more than thirty years in the IT industry, Isabel Evans says she has learned more from her failures than she has from her successes. Why is this? And what has she learned? That making mistakes is the way to learn, and that allowing yourself to be wrong allows you to grow. Join...

Isabel Evans

Oil & Water, Peanut Butter & Jelly, DevOps & Regulatory Compliance

DevOps and regulatory compliance are two critically important ingredients in today’s connected organization. The first—DevOps—enables you to move quickly and respond to change in an era where change is increasing at an exponential rate with no sign of slowing down. The second—regulatory...

Brandon Carlson

Optimize Performance Testing Using Cloud and DevOps

Traditional performance testing practices don't scale when you begin delivering software using cloud computing and DevOps. Troy Marshall shares how Ellucian transformed their performance testing program using the same principles DevOps uses to deliver software. It isn't enough just to...

Troy Marshall

Owning Quality: The Culture of Empowerment at Riot Games

At Riot Games, the League of Legends team faces the challenge of delivering content patches to a global audience on a tight timeline—every two weeks. By employing the tenets of the company’s core values (the Riot Manifesto), QA representatives work to ensure the highest possible quality...

Jane Jeffers

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