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.

DEMO: How QA Helped Outlook Mobile Reach 100 Million Users

QA’s impact on the customer experience can make or break a product — something not lost on leaders at Microsoft, like Partner Director of Engineering Kevin Henrikson. In his role, Kevin leads engineering on Outlook Mobile, one of the company’s most successful mobile apps. Join Testlio’s CEO, Kristel Kruustük as she sits down with Kevin […]

Lunch Time Activity

Testing Circle Time Friday, September 29, 1:15-2:15pm Many schools today have a special time with their students where everyone sits in a circle and shares their experiences. They call this “Circle Time”. And during this Circle Time, each student speaks of anything that they wish to share with their classmates. Students can learn more about […]

Advanced Test Automation Techniques for Responsive Apps and Sites

Responsive web design has become the preferred approach for building sites and apps that provide an optimal viewing and interaction experience on any phone, tablet, desktop or wearable device. However, automatically testing these responsive sites and apps can be quite a challenge, due to the need to cover all supported layouts, their respective navigation, and […]

Turning the Page – A Case Study on Selenium PageObjects

Listen to “STP Radio with Peter Kim & Cynthia Wu of DCAST” on Spreaker. Imagine your QA/QE teams that have either created, or adopted an existing automation framework, based on Selenium, to suit their technical needs. However, some of the work flows are repeated across multiple teams, where duplication of those automated flows are now […]

A Testers Guide to Collaborating with Product Owners

In Scrum the Product Owner is relatively starkly defined. They are the owner of the Product Backlog and represent the “customer”. In many organizations, they “go it alone”, trying their best to represent business needs for their teams. What’s often missing in this approach is a wonderful collaborative connection between the teams’ testers and the […]

More QQ, Less Pew-Pew: Performance Testing Without Using Load Tools

To many people, Performance Testing is synonymous with Load Testing. In fact, Load Testing is just a subset of Performance Testing, as there are other techniques for assessing performance that don’t involve load simulation. There are several tools that any tester can use to measure, record, assess, and report software performance. Load Testing is expensive, […]

The Renaissance Tester – Becoming Leonardo da Vinci

What is a tester? More to the point, what are the characteristics of someone who is focused on quality—do they just test? The traditional definition of a tester continues to change. The demands are different than they were only a few years ago. Now the mantra is QA is not needed because developers can do […]

Testing is Not a 9 to 5 Job

In the past Olympics, we watched as Michael Phelps do something that no other Olympian had ever managed to accomplish. He won more gold medals than ever before. We spent weeks watching as he won gold medals time after time. It’s easy for someone to imagine that athletes such as Phelps are born winners. It’s […]

Tester or a Data Scientist?

Data Scientist has been named as the sexiest job of the 21st century. “Data scientists make discoveries while swimming in data. It’s their preferred method of navigating the world around them. They are able to bring structure to large quantities of formless data and make analysis possible. They identify rich data sources, join them with […]