STARWEST conference: News and opinions

STARWEST conference: News and opinions

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The Software Testing Analysis & Review West conference, STARWEST 2012, took place in Anaheim, California, Sept. 30 to Oct. 5. Numerous software testing experts and practitioners were on hand to discuss the latest trends in testing and offer informative sessions about test management, mobile testing, security testing and more.

Learn what's new in leadership and management strategies for Agilists and test managers, and about the changing landscape of mobile app testing. Speakers and attendees also discuss the shifting mindset and thoughts of software testers.

Table of contents:

Advice for leaders and managers

STARWEST speakers offer tips on Agile leadership and test management.


Agile leaders, don't do a Dilbert

Test managers: Dare to be awesome

Advice for test managers: How to develop, coach and lead your team

New thoughts on mobile testing

Learn about the latest mobile testing practices and how mobile devices are changing the test environment.


Mobile device testing: Getting out of the lab and into the field

STARWEST keynote address: Avoid becoming a rantable offense

The new mindset of mobile testing

Insights from testers and testing experts

Software testing professionals discuss the thought processes, challenges and motivations involved in testing.


What to do when software testing gets difficult

It takes guts to be a good tester

Getting inside the hacker's mind