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In this track you will learn the strategic and practical approaches to software testing and test case design, based on the underlying software development methodology.

What They Didn’t Teach You in College About Quality Assurance Testing

Many of the country’s finest educational establishments offer degrees in Computer Science. They offer everything from programming skills to architecture and design. However, they all appear to be missing courses on Testing, Quality Assurance or even Consumer Advocacy. You can graduate as a Software Engineer, but not a Quality Assurance Engineer. I believe this prevailing […]

Exploratory Testing: Learning the Security Way

As functional testers have you ever considered or been involved in Security Testing? Have you wanted to be able to perform a reasonably good security test? Is it possible for a typical tester to perform security testing at a reasonable standard? Can the learnings from exploring security testing be implemented to improve your functional testing? […]

The Lenses of Testing

People use lenses of various sorts for a number of purposes. We use magnifying lenses to make distant things seem closer or small things seem bigger so that we can better study them. We use colored or polarized lenses to block certain elements of light to create a 3D effect or protect our eyes from […]

What’s Bugging You About Testing (Round Table)

This engaging and interactive discussion will focus on things you, testers, struggle with in your everyday environment. Come armed with the frustrations you face as you try to help your organizations deliver high quality solutions. Bring also the tips and tricks you’ve found to be effective so that you can share your ideas with others […]

QA Engagement in User Acceptance Testing

Quality Assurance Testing and User Acceptance Testing have obvious similarities, yet each have unique objectives. Ideally, QA and UAT are performed by different teams and at different intervals in the project timeline. QA are the SMEs in defect detection, removal, and testing process governance, while oftentimes the UAT team are the functional SMEs in their […]

ISTQB Agile Tester Foundation Course (Day 1)

This two day course provides testers and test managers with an understanding of the fundamentals of testing on agile projects. Attendees will learn how agile software development projects are organized, and the various types of agile development practices in common use. They will understand how agile development differs from traditional approaches, how to position testers […]