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Mobile Testing


TJ Exploring Usability Testing for Mobile and Web Technologies SOLD OUT
Rob Sabourin,
Tue, 10/14/2014 - 8:30am

It’s not enough to verify that software conforms to requirements by passing established acceptance tests. Successful software products engage, entertain, and support the users' experience. Goals vary from project to project, but no matter how robust and reliable your software is, if your users do not embrace it, business can slip from your hands. Rob Sabourin shares how to elicit effective usability requirements with techniques such as storyboarding and task analysis.

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Concurrent Sessions

W12 Test Improvement in Our Rapidly Changing World
Martin Pol, Polteq Testing Services BV
Wed, 10/15/2014 - 1:45pm

In organizations adopting the newest development approaches, classical test process improvement models no longer fit. A more flexible approach is required today. Solutions like SOA, virtualization, web technology, cloud computing, mobile, and the application of social media have changed the IT landscape. In addition, we are innovating the way we develop, test, and manage. Many organizations are moving toward a combination of agile/Scrum, context-driven testing, continuous integration and delivery, DevOps, and TestOps. Effective test automation has become a prerequisite for success.

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T4 Top Ten Attacks to Break Mobile Apps
Jon Hagar, Grand Software Testing
Thu, 10/16/2014 - 9:45am

To aid development in the mobile and smartphone app world, testers must do more than simply test against requirements; they should include attack-based testing to find common errors. In the tradition of James Whittaker’s How to Break Software books, Jon Hagar applies the testing “attack” concept to mobile app software, defines the domain of mobile app software, and examines common industry patterns of product failures. Jon then shares a set of ten software test attacks, based on the most common modes of failure in native, web-based, and hybrid apps.

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T10 Bridging the Gap in Mobile App Quality
Costa Avradopoulos, Capgemini Consulting
Thu, 10/16/2014 - 11:15am

Today, an alarming 65 percent of mobile apps—more than 1.3 million—have a 1-star rating or less. Why? The majority of development organizations have neither the right processes nor access to the devices required to properly test mobile applications. If not addressed, these deficiencies will have a major impact on the quality of the apps the organization develops. In addition, users are intolerant of problems and quick to switch to competing apps. Costa Avradopoulos explores how to address the unique challenges of mobile testing, starting with adopting the right test strategy.

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T16 Ensuring the Performance of Mobile Apps—on Every Device and Network
Steve Weisfeldt, Neotys
Thu, 10/16/2014 - 1:30pm

Applications today are accessed over myriad network configurations—wired, wireless, and mobile networks. Deployed applications may deliver different content and functionality depending on whether the user is accessing it via a browser, smartphone, or tablet. Steve Weisfeldt explains how these combinations significantly impact the performance of applications, creating a previously unseen set of testing challenges.

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T22 Five Ways to Improve Your Mobile Testing
Dennis Schultz, IBM
Thu, 10/16/2014 - 3:00pm

Few technology shifts have impacted the way we do business as much as mobile. The new and exciting functionality delivered by mobile apps, the pace at which they are being developed, and their emergence as the “face of the business” requires that organizations deliver unprecedented quality in these software systems. Join Dennis Schultz to learn how leading enterprises are approaching their mobile application testing challenges and how they have integrated mobile into their existing processes.

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