• April 19, 2012 19 Apr'12

    Building a quality organization with talent management

    At STAREAST 2012, keynote speaker Keith Klain spoke about his success in leading cultural change by emphasizing leadership skills, talent management and empowerment.

  • April 18, 2012 18 Apr'12

    Don't wait too late to start performance testing

    As software quality professionals, we all know that the earlier we find defects, the easier they are to fix. However, all too often, performance testing is not done until the very end of a release ...

  • April 18, 2012 18 Apr'12

    Exploratory testing: Tools to help recreate the problem

    Here at STAREAST 2012, we've been hearing quite a lot about the importance of exploratory testing. This technique allows testers to really dig into areas of high risk, using the knowledge they've ...

  • April 18, 2012 18 Apr'12

    Risk-based testing session at STAREAST 2012

    "Simplify, simplify, simplify" and "make sure you're testing exactly what your customers are asking for," says Mary LeMieux-Ruibal from Cognizant. She and Dr. Mirkeya Capellán from Sogeti ...

  • April 16, 2012 16 Apr'12

    Overcoming mobile testing challenges: Functional testing in a mobile world

    Mobile testing may seem overwhelming to many testers, as the mobile space is rapidly growing and new challenges arise every day. Independent consultant Karen Johnson offers some tips for approaching these challenges and gives a preview of what she ...

  • April 13, 2012 13 Apr'12

    Exploratory testing in Agile environments

    How do testers integrate exploratory testing techniques and test automation in an Agile setting? Software testing consultant Lanette Creamer is co-presenting “You Can’t Spell Agile Testing without ...

  • April 12, 2012 12 Apr'12

    Programming skills needed for test automation

    We continue to hear more about test automation as more organizations are claiming success with their automation strategies. Just a few months ago at our local SQuAD (Software Quality Association of ...

  • April 09, 2012 09 Apr'12

    How IT leaders can boost ROI with test automation

    We hear more about Graham and Fewster's thoughts on ROI for automation and their advice for IT leaders. They will be speaking about test automation and STAREAST 2012.

  • April 09, 2012 09 Apr'12

    Test automation: Exploring automation case studies in Agile development

    Dorothy Graham and Mark Fewster, authors of “Experiences with Test Automation,” discuss the types of test automation that software development teams are executing. Graham and Fewster will be speaking about test automation at STAREAST 2012.

  • April 05, 2012 05 Apr'12

    Mile High Agile Conference a success

    The conference season kicked off for me in my own back yard at 2012 Mile High Agile on April 3rd in Denver. This was the second annual Mile High Agile conference and, once again, touted a full ...

  • April 04, 2012 04 Apr'12

    Agile development: Changing the way leaders lead

    “Moving towards Agile methods challenges all aspects of our traditional management and leadership approaches,” says Agile Consultant, Coach and Trainer Bob Galen. Galen will be presenting “A Test Leader’s Guide to Agile” at STAREAST 2012. In this ...

  • April 04, 2012 04 Apr'12

    STAREAST 2012: Session-based exploratory testing with Bob Galen

    Exploratory testing is an unscripted test approach commonly used in the Agile community. At the upcoming STAREAST 2012 conference, consultant and trainer Bob Galen will be speaking about Session-based exploratory testing (SBET), a method of ...

  • March 19, 2012 19 Mar'12

    Social media in business

    SSQ recently published Social media: A guide to enhancing ALM with collaborative tools. The guide shows many examples of the use of social media in the development lifecycle. Social  media also ...

  • March 19, 2012 19 Mar'12

    CollabNet Agile Assessment: Interview with VP David Parker

    Earlier this month, CollabNet announced Agile Assessment, a new consulting service that helps IT organizations assess the status of existing Agile practices and develop strategies to extend the ...

  • March 08, 2012 08 Mar'12

    Metrics for measuring quality

    Recently, SSQ created a quality metrics guide which includes a series of articles, tips and stories related to measuring software quality. It's a complicated and controversial topic with no easy ...