On Complete Testing

Thursday 29th May 2014, 6:30 pm.

Speaker: Matt Heusser.

Venue: Edinburgh Training & Conference Centre , 16 St Mary Street Edinburgh , EH1 1SU.

Refreshments and networking from 6:00 pm.

This event is free of charge and open to all. No registration required - just turn up.

Synopsis

At the big meeting this morning, the new Vice President of Software announces that this project is critical to the success of the company - that it is too important, and must be tested completely.

What did he just ask for? If you did completely test it, what would that mean, what would it promise, and what would it take to do? Journey along with Matt Heusser in a rousing discussion of software testing, professionalism, knowledge and communication about software testing. Along the way you will pick up pointers for explaining testing, setting expectations, risk management … and maybe, just maybe, a little doing more with less. Take home with you a transcript of advice on the issue of complete testing, as well as an audio discussion of the same.

About the speaker

 

After spending his adult life developing, testing, and managing software projects, Matthew Heusser went independent in 2011. Currently the principal consultant for Excelon Development, he coaches and does software development, with a focus on software testing and quality. A contributing editor for STQA Magazine, Matt sits on the board of directors for the Association for Software Testing. In addition to his writing (most recently lead editor for “How to Reduce the Cost of Software Testing”), Matt has been a part-time instructor for Calvin College in Information Systems, was the lead organizer for the Great Lakes Region Software Excellence Conference, lead organizer for the workshop on technical debt, and founding instructor of the Miagi-Do School of Software Testing.


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