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STP & STPCon: Changing Times, Moving Forward
Since 2009 STP has been a community of like-minded software testing professionals – communicating, collaborating, growing, and advancing as the industry has changed. We have seen good times but as of late, more difficult times have prevailed. In the Fall of 2019, we...
Selenium Impact: The Future of Software Testing
With the advent of automation, the software testing scenario has completely changed. Let’s dive into the present and future to understand how advancement in automation will impact the Software Testing World.
Testing a Data Science Model
Join Laveena as she goes through a journey of discovering data science model testing and finding the following takeaways useful, not just for testing a data science model, but for day-to-day testing too.
Distributed WorkLoad Generator for Performance Load Testing Using Emerging Technologies
Load testing tools available in the market come with challenges like Cost, Learning Curve, and Workloads Support. This talk will demonstrate how we have built JAAS (JMeter As A Service) Distributed WorkLoad Testing solution using containers and opensource tools and how this solution plays a crucial role in Delivering Servers Validation efforts.
Testing Cookie Consent for the Web in Multiple Languages
Cookie consent solutions are critical for online businesses to thrive and establish trust with their users. As software testing professionals, we have a unique ability to shape not only quality within our own roles, but as human beings fighting for the greater good in data privacy. The cookie consent banners and dialogs we often see on the web exist for two primary reasons: to mitigate risks like privacy fines and damaging headlines and to show the world there is a way to do privacy right.
Creating A Mob: A New Tester’s Journey to Getting People Together To Test
Ben has incorporated mob testing into the StoryBlocks testing culture. He will focus on what he has found to be the benefits of mob testing (such as improved communication and relationships among teams & spreading product knowledge), helpful hints for making sure the sessions go well (such as being prepared ahead of times & following up and using temporary Slack channels as a tool), and his journey of how, as a new tester, he helped his organization leverage mob testing to overcome communication difficulties and improve the speed and impact of their testing efforts.
Put Your Own Oxygen Mask on First: Self-Care and Leading by Example
Times are tough right now. At all levels, people are struggling to find their way through the challenges of a pandemic. People are balancing home and work life in ways they never imagined. Some people don’t have the energy to think about self-care, and some don’t think they have the space or permission to. As leaders in tech, it’s our job to support and protect our people – but how do we do that when we’re struggling just as much as they are?
No MBA? No Problem – Earn Your Q-TAP at Team Manager Bootcamp
In this 2-hour webinar bootcamp we will explore ideas on how we develop management traits and skills. How do we separate people from products? Discuss ideas about what we do on a day-to-day basis to help our team members stay focused and happy. Discuss techniques on what to do when things are not going so well.
Extending Test Automation with Jupyter Notebooks
Jupyter Notebooks are a popular and powerful tool used in data science that allows you to create and share documents that blend descriptive content with executable code. This blending of code and content can also be a powerful tool for empowering testers through automation.
Automated Accessibility Testing: Leveraging Artificial Intelligence to Drive Accessible Digital Experiences
The World Bank estimates that around 15% of the world’s population experiences some form of disability. That is a staggering 1 billion people who can be struggling to use your website if it is not accessible. There are legal implications to that, too. In the U.S., web accessibility lawsuits hit all-time highs last year. Artificial intelligence has long been used to create better, personalized user experiences (hey, Netflix). But now automation testing companies are also looking for ways to leverage the tech and address accessibility challenges better. Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)