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Karen N. Johnson

Software Test Management, Inc.

Karen N. Johnson is a software test consultant, working on-site and remotely to help her clients build testing teams and strengthen their testing practice. Karen is considered an expert in software testing and has been part of the context-driven software testing community for a number of years. She is a frequent speaker at testing conferences; a contributing author to the book, Beautiful Testing; and co-founder of WREST, the Workshop on Regulated Software Testing. Karen has published numerous articles and blogs about her experiences with software testing. Visit Karen’s website at

Speaker Presentations
Monday, April 29, 2013 - 1:00pm
Half-day Tutorials
Creative Techniques for Discovering Test Ideas

Feel your testing’s stuck in a rut? Looking for new ways to discover test ideas? Wonder if your testers have constructive methods to discover different approaches for testing? In this interactive session, Karen Johnson explains how to use heuristics to find new ideas. After a brief discussion, Karen has you apply and practice with a variety of heuristics. Need to step back and consider some of your testing challenges from a fresh perspective?

Tuesday, April 30, 2013 - 1:00pm
Half-day Tutorials
Build Your Mobile Testing Knowledge

Are you overwhelmed by the number of mobile devices you need to test? The device market is large and new devices become available almost weekly. Karen Johnson discusses three key challenges to mobile testing—device selection, user interface, and device and application settings—and leads you through each. Learn how to select which devices to test and how to keep up-to-date in the ever-changing mobile market. Need to learn about user interface testing on mobile? Karen reviews mobile UX concepts and design. Wonder what device settings can impact your mobile app testing?