This track will help participants understand how they can fit traditional test practices into an Agile environment as well as explore real-world examples of testing projects and teams in varying degrees of Agile adoption.

1 Automation Framework, 2 Apps, 3 Platforms Tested!

In a team which is developing mobile apps for multiple platforms, it becomes extremely difficult to maintain multiple Automation codebases and frameworks to test the app. This becomes a bigger problem when the same team is churning out multiple flavours of the same app. What this session will showcase is how we have built an […]

Early Performance Testing: What Else Shifts Beside Left

Development and deployment contexts have changed considerably over the last few years. The discipline of performance testing has had difficulty keeping up with modern testing principles and software development and deployment processes. Most people still see performance testing as a single experiment, run against a completely assembled, code-frozen, production-resourced system, with the “accuracy” of simulation […]

We are Moving to Agile: What Are Our Testers Going To Do?

As more and more organizations transition to agile, many still do not understand how testing fits into agile teams. Does it simply mean placing a tester on every team? Or does it mean doing away with the role of testers? Pradeepa Narayanaswamy explains the importance of working in cross-functional teams that integrate development and testing. […]

Workshop: Discover the Power of Pair Testing

In agile teams, it’s inevitable that team members are expected to be more cross-functional and produce high quality products for their customers. How can agile team members become more cross-functional and take ownership of quality? Often times there seems to be a scarcity of testing talents in agile teams. How can agile teams create high […]

How CI/CD Changes Everything in Mobile Application Development

Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery (CI/CD) enable development teams to seamlessly incorporate continuous feedback while improving software quality. This means that your mobile applications are constantly being updated, improved and delivered. It represents a win for your development team, who can finally say goodbye to long development lead times. And it is a win for […]

Deliver High-Quality Mobile Apps with Continuous Testing

With hundreds of mobiles, tablets, and wearables running different versions of iOS and Android, automated continuous testing is the only sane way to address mobile testing. Tom Chavez presents a review of automated testing tools for mobile apps, including tools that require writing tests in a programming language and tools that record and play back […]

ISTQB Foundation Level Extension Agile Tester (Day 2)

2 Day Course: 9/21 – 9/22 The ISTQB Agile Tester Foundation Level Test course, created by Rex Black, past President of the International Software Testing Qualifications Board (ISTQB), past President of the American Software Testing Qualifications Board (ASTQB), Chair of the ISTQB Agile Tester Working Group, and co-author of the ISTQB Foundation Level Extension Agile […]

Deconstructing User Stories into Test Cases

User Stories by necessity are written quickly but this mean they have to be poorly written? How often does the QA Analyst in a Scrum shop get the job of testing a User Story with either nothing to go on or way too much information? The key is to deconstruct the User Stories by asking […]

How Developers and Quality Engineers Collaborate at Salesforce

Salesforce delivers three major feature releases a year, made possible with strong collaboration among its team members. In this session we will talk about how Developers and Quality Engineers collaborate in an Agile environment on a daily basis. It all starts with a User Story and ends with satisfied customers. We will walk you through […]

Workshop: Test Case Design Intensive

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 […]