Skip to main content



MD Requirements Engineering for Testers NEW
Erik van Veenendaal, Improve IT Services BV
Mon, 05/04/2015 - 8:30am

Good requirements and user stories are critical for testing and testers. They are used as the basis for test cases, requirements help determine expected results and testers review requirements for testability. In Agile, where many testers help develop user stories and compliment them with acceptance criteria. Unfortunately, many testers have little knowledge or skill in requirements engineering. What level of quality and detail is realistic to expect for requirements and user stories? What does testability really mean? How can you help improve requirements?

Read more

Concurrent Sessions

W6 Deliberate Discovery
Dan North, Dan North & Associates
Wed, 05/06/2015 - 11:30am

Modern software delivery involves the decomposition of a problem into packets of business and technical analysis, design, architecture, programming, testing, integration, deployment, documentation, and training. No matter how well-intentioned our iterative or sequential approach is to these activities, our success rate of software delivery is still far below what it should be. Advances in these disciplines haven’t reduced the unpleasant surprises that occur uncomfortably late in projects.

Read more