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Risk-based Testing: What It Is and How You Can Benefit

For any real-world system, there are an almost infinite number of tests you can run, so you won’t have time to run anywhere near that many tests. Fortunately, there is a pragmatic way to select and prioritize your tests: risk-based testing. In this presentation, Rex will explain a practical, quick, lightweight approach for incorporating an […]

How to Succeed at Failing

Agile retrospectives are done with the full intent of not only reflecting what was accomplished in an iteration, but also what can be improved. With a Lean thinking underbody to Agile, it’s important that we learn from our failures and focus on continuous improvement. What we often do is “fail at failing”. This results from […]

Managing BDD Automation Test Cases Inside Test Management Systems

Behavior Driven Development has been around for a while, and it is here to stay. However, the added abstraction levels present in it, pose a technical problem for writing and managing tests. While it does a great job of marrying the non-technical aspect of test writing, to the technical flow of an application under test, […]

Workshop: Selenium for Beginners (with Python)

Learning Selenium for functional test automation sounds like a big challenge. Perhaps you’ve heard of Selenium? Or maybe, you are faced with the challenge of implementing it at work? Does your company want all QA testers to automate? Or, you may have used it in the past and decided it’s just not your cup of […]

Service Virtualization: How to Test More Faster by Testing Less

What is service virtualization and how does it hasten testing? Agile teams tend to struggle in getting development and testing in sync. Many teams run minified waterfalls, where testers get working code a few days before the end of the sprint. It’s rare that a tool will help. But Service Virtualization is one of those […]

When Will AI Take My Job as a Tester

At some point, AI will be able to do everything better than humans. And it is widely accepted that testers will be among the first ones that are let go. But not so fast! Being the founder of a company that is concerned with bringing AI into testing, I might have some surprising answers for […]

Let’s Get Real About Test Automation!

Test automation – everyone’s doing it, but very few can truly claim they’ve realized the benefits they desire (or were promised). This has led to new tools, approaches and frameworks popping up almost daily with claims of finally achieving test automation nirvana. Unfortunately, approaching automation from a specific tool perspective often furthers the very myths […]

API Testing, Often Overlooked, Critical to Your Success

This session will outline the different types of Application Programming Interface (API) in use today (GraphQL, REST, SOAP, RSS) as well as brief historical perspective on legacy API technologies (ActiveX, CORBA, MSMQ). It will explain why it is important to make sure you have a sound API testing strategy, and how it relates to the […]

Workshop: Test Case Design Intensive – Advanced

Many testers think they know how to write test cases. Writing great test cases is difficult but they are a valuable asset. In the new normal of Agile, continuous testing, rapid delivery, “automate everything,” lean documentation development lifecycles- you may not think there is time for thoughtful, intelligent test design. It is essential. Excellent test […]

Workshop: Test Case Design Intensive – Basics

Many testers think they know how to write test cases. Writing great test cases is difficult but they are a valuable asset. In the new normal of Agile, continuous testing, rapid delivery, “automate everything,” lean documentation development lifecycles- you may not think there is time for thoughtful, intelligent test design. It is essential. Excellent test […]