Ask Me Anything (AMA) with Michael Bolton

Ask Me Anything (AMA) with Michael Bolton

Here is your opportunity to ask any questions to Michael Bolton. Michael is a consulting software tester and testing teacher who helps people solve testing problems that they didn’t realize they could solve.

The Art and Science of Test Automation

The Art and Science of Test Automation

You can start painting without learning how to draw, but a good artist can tell — just by looking at a painting— if a work of art was done by someone who was an experienced artist, or a novice. Similarly, you can start automation without much training, but an engineer, well versed in automation, can quickly tell whether someone is practiced or not.

Machine Learning and Its Impact to Software Development

Machine Learning and Its Impact to Software Development

The value of machine learning is rooted in its ability to create models that guide future actions and to discover patterns missed by the naked eye. Machine learning methods are vastly superior in analyzing potential customer churn across data from multiple sources such as transactional, social media, and CRM sources.

40+ of the Best, Free Testing Tools in 60 Minutes

40+ of the Best, Free Testing Tools in 60 Minutes

Yes, you heard that right… 40 of the best, FREE tools for testing software in just 60 minutes! Get your stopwatch ready! In this fast-paced session, you will be introduced to top testing tools every tester should know of so you can pull them from your toolbox when the time is right! You will learn about thinking and design tools, productivity tools, tools we use in testing, automation tools, technical tools, and management tools. Our focus is on the most useful tools to make your testing so much more powerful – that makes them power tools! Once I run through my list of top tools, we will crowdsource the rest to drive home our 40 in 60 so make sure to bring a few of your favorite free tools with you to share with other testers!