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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Workshop: Learn To Train a Bot For Testers – Introduction to AI

How do you train an AI bot to do your software testing? Integrating AI into your testing activities can be intimidating, but in reality, it is pretty easy, and it just takes some understanding and work. Learn how to directly apply AI to real-world testing problems without having a Ph.D. in computer science. Jennifer will […]

Workshop: Radical Inclusivity – Hands on With Web Accessibility

What do Domino’s Pizza, Northeastern University, and Beyoncé all have in common? They’ve all been sued for failing to make their websites accessible for disabled users. Accessibility has become an increasingly common buzzword for tech companies, but what does it mean? And how does it affect the software we build? In this workshop we will […]

Workshop: Scaling Quality Workshop

Is your software engineering company scaling? Are you assuming that your quality and test practices will magically scale also? In 2015, Olo Engineering had roughly 40 engineers and 4 teams. In January of 2020, we have over 100 engineers and 15 teams! Not exactly hyper-growth, but definitely significant. Oh, and to further complicate things, these […]

Workshop: Accessibility Testing by Design

It’s often said that accessibility is solved at the design stage. In many organizations there is little to no communication between designers and testers, roles key to a successful implementation of accessibility. This lack of interactions is a missed opportunity for valuable collaboration that can ease struggles and help improve testing. This workshop focuses on […]