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Business innovation thrives with software innovation and quality matters now more than ever. Application teams are running to keep up with business demand by embracing the technologies and methodologies that will help them build faster with confidence to engage consumers, go mobile and release continuously. How does a modern testing team keep up? This blog will focus on the importance and role of the tester, the innovations in testing processes, test tools, test automation solutions and best practices and discuss how to balance speed with quality through Agile, mobile, web, composite and cloud application testing.

5 things I learned at STARCanada 2014

p1.png.jpgI’ve just returned from the STARCanada conference at the Toronto Hilton.  I was there to attend the keynote and track presentations, and also to present a track session on cross-browser testing.  And although Agile is all the rage, I couldn’t come to Toronto and not visit one of the world’s most famous waterfalls!  Continue reading to find out what I learned while I was there.

Labels: Agile Testing

Modernized Manual Testing Webinar - "the highest attendance rate for an SQE event yet..."

Last Thursday I had the pleasure of delivering an SQE Webinar about “Modernized Manual Testing”. I’d like to thank the 390 attendees who have joined me to this Webinar. According to Francesca Matteu, SQE event manager, HP has simply broke a record: a 58% attendance rate. Amazing! The highest attendance rate for an SQE event yet!!!”


In this one our session, we went through the HP’s vision

Are you satisfied with your manual testing practices, pace and productivity?

Is your QA team able to keep up with the growing rate of change, growing rate of complexity, growing number of distributed team, heterogynous technologies composite applications and hybrid infrastructures ?

Tags: HP Sprinter

Manual Testing in an Agile world - HP Sprinter

Agile methodologies promise faster development and time to market of Applications; on the other hand, testing is expected to happen continuously as part of each iteration or cycle and not only at the end of the full development. Whether your organization is predominantly Agile or is working in a hybrid model of both Agile and traditional lifecycle methods, in today’s world, QA teams are being asked to increase productivity, efficiency and shrink testing time. How to achieve that?

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  • Malcolm is a functional architect, focusing on best practices and methodologies across the software development lifecycle.
  • Michael Deady is a Pr. Consultant & Solution Architect for HP Professional Service and HP's ALM Evangelist for IT Experts Community. He specializes in software development, testing, and security. He also loves science fiction movies and anything to do with Texas.
  • HP IT Distinguished Technologist. Tooling HP's R&D and IT for product development processes and tools.
  • Rick Barron is a Program Manager for various aspects of the PM team and HPSW UX/UI team; and working on UX projects associated with He has worked in high tech for 20+ years working in roles involving web design, usability studies, and mobile marketing. Rick has held roles at Motorola Mobility, Symantec and Sun Microsystems.
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