The climate in Tech is trending around job security. “The Great Resignation” and “Quiet Quitting” where workers were confident and safe in their market value might be giving way to a basic survival mindset in light of recent AI implementations and corporate layoffs. In this panel, Rob Sabourin, a McGill University Software Engineering professor, and...
January 2022 QASIG: A Rote Less Traveled with James Bach
I keep hearing about automation. But when testers describe automation to me, it always seems to be the same kind of thing: a simulated user. It’s like if people advocating for nutrition only talked about carrots. Carrot juice, carrot sticks, boiled carrots, baby carrots, carrots on a string, carrot salad, carrot cake… Eventually, you have...
March 2014 QASIG -Testing Like Batman
Testing Like Batman Presented by: Zephan Schroeder, Software Development Engineer in Test at Philips Healthcare Testing Like Batman slides https://www.xmind.net/embed/9ZMY/ What’s in your utility belt? What is in your colleague’s utility belt? Where do you get your tools and information? Which hero do you test like? We will touch on many test tools currently in […]
November 2012 QASIG Meeting
Experience report from Ken Johnston and Seth Eliot, Microsoft
September 2012 QASIG Meeting
QA in Scrum: Beyond mere hand waving Presented by: Uriah McKinney, Deloitte Digital QA in Scrum, Presentation Slide Deck Scrum is a tremendously powerful framework for prioritizing tasks, exposing risks, and generally getting things done. However, it has very little to say with respect to quality assurance and testing. While not a problem in and of […]
July 2012 QASIG Meeting
On Combinatorial Testing Presented by: James Bach, Satisfice, Inc. NOTE: James will be presenting from Orcas Island and streaming live – you can catch it at our usual location at Quardev where we’ll be providing pizza and beverages as usual or access remotely. Combinatorial testing is the process of testing the interactions between multiple variables in a […]