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Workshop: Holistic Performance Testing – Change, Chaos, Conformity & Conflict

Performance Engineering has become increasingly complex and critical to the success and user adoption of web applications, especially with evolving technologies and the demand to be at Internet scale. Not all performance testing strategies are implemented alike to fulfill the needs of the business. As performance test engineers, we are often tasked with challenges not […]

Track Talk: Attention Contention

There is a lot of planning that goes into testing, from understanding the application requirements and user stories, to strategizing a test approach, test environments setup, test data setup, test automation, release support, etc. A lot of details, moving parts, integrations and dependencies to track. Despite our preparation, there are controlled and uncontrolled factors that […]

Session: Scaling AWS Serverless Architecture in the Real World

We will talk about what serverless is at a high level then go more in-depth into why it’s a new industry trend. At the end of it, I will show how you can scale an application to meet enterprise standards and show pricing. Session Takeaways: Learn more about modern application development. Be able to implement […]

Track Talk: How to Get Automation Included in Your Definition of Done

While most teams appreciate the benefits of automation, it is commonly viewed as too time-consuming to be considered as part of an agile sprint; resulting in automation being done in isolation and typically months after the story has been closed. This can lead to several problems including automation team members being disengaged and missing key […]

Workshop: Cypress 101 – JavaScript Test Automation

Cypress, a JavaScript end-to-end test automation tool, has generated a lot of buzz recently. Many developers prefer Cypress over other test automation tools because of its speed, convenience, and ease of use. In this workshop, we’ll use Cypress to create automated tests. In writing these tests, you’ll learn how to use Cypress to interact with […]

Track Talk: Who is in the Driver’s Seat of Your Career?

Are you looking to make a move in your career? Have you been wondering whether you’re being compensated fairly for your skill set, tenure with your company or compared to others in similar industries? Join Melissa as she walks through innovative ways to put yourself back in the driver’s seat of your career. Talk Takeaways: […]

Track Talk: Discussions Testers Should No Longer Be Having

How many times have you heard statements like, “How did we miss this in test”, “This defect doesn’t happen on my machine”, “We do not need automation”, or “We are waiting on testing to give us the green light”? Many years ago, Stephen Covey made the statement “Nothing Fails Like Success”. He spoke on how […]

Workshop: Leading the Next Generation of Software Testing

It has been said “Everything rises and falls on leadership”. The world has experienced many changes over the last few decades, and organizations must respond to this constant change at much greater speed than ever before. Many companies are eliminating the role of the test manager in agile teams and creating flat organizations which combine […]