All posts by: Rick Baucom

#STPCon Instagram Feed

This Instagram feed contains pictures from all of STPCon events. Want yours to show up? Tag your Instagram pics with #STPCon and make sure your account is not set to private in your account settings. Keep Checking Back – Pics from the Spring 2015 STPCon will start to post on Friday 3/27.


Thank you for taking time out of your busy schedule to join us in San Diego! Here are some last minute travel tips and reminders before you head out for the Software Test Professionals Conference Spring 2015. Arriving on Sunday? Join us for the FREE Application Performance Clinic with Andreas Grabner from 2pm to 7pm […]

Top 4 Myths of Website Performance Testing

When it comes to the success of a website, performance testing at realistic scale is key. Without exercising web and mobile apps and infrastructure with the same activity and traffic levels that you expect from real users, how can architects, developers, testers and operations personnel prove it will be an effective, profitable resource? To be […]

Looking For a Testing Job In San Diego?

Few months back, I started a meetup group – Test Practitioner’s Club. We have about 200 + members each on the linkedin group and facebook page and the meetup. We have been meeting locally, to learn testing from each other and share our experiences. But lately, I noticed, lot of folks who came to the […]

Top Performance Landmines (Part One)

Performance is a critical business issue. Research has shown that 75% of users will go to a competitor if your web performance is poor. Sites often bog down or fail during peak traffic times, exactly when they need to perform at their best. There are only a few reasons why websites go down under heavy […]

The Value of an Action

“All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given to us.” – J. R. R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring We can’t test everything. It’s impossible. There are too many test cases, too many actions we could potentially perform, too many edge cases and things that our users […]