Vector presented its first Software Testing Symposium in North America on September 19, 2018 in Boston, MA. This complimentary one-day event contained presentations on the latest software testing topics, trends and techniques. The event featured an exhibition area with demos of innovative technologies designed to simplify testing.
Proven experts from the field of software development presented their projects and solutions. Keynote speaker and software testing expert, James Bach opened the event and was joined by speakers from leading organizations including Carnival, Dell EMC, and Sunrise Labs. Topics focused on solutions in software testing including:
Defining the role of today’s software tester
Mitigating risk by taking guesswork out of testing
Building a software test team and providing metrics during the test process
Defining actionable ideas for improving software quality
Deploying multi-phase testing in a DevOps pipeline using unit test automation
Test concepts and design methods for efficient HIL system tests
“Shifting left” through the adoption of automated testing and continuous integration
The event ended with an engaging panel discussion to answer the question “Should testing be done by dedicated teams?”
Heavy Meta Testing: What Testers Are Turning Into
Keynote Speaker: James Bach, Founder and Principal, Satisfice, Inc.
What software testers need to do to maintain their skillset