QUEST 2012 Blog

The QUEST 2012 blog is an ongoing opportunity for industry thought leaders, evangelists, innovative practitioners, and IT professionals to share their insights with the broader QA community before, during, and beyond the 2012 conference. Follow the latest posts in whatever format you prefer (see "Blog Subscription" in right sidebar), and be sure to join the discussion online by joining the QUEST discussion group on LinkedIn!


Get Agile at QUEST 2012

QUEST 2012 features a dedicated agile track on both Wednesday and Thursday. Class, keynote, and two days of sessions offer an opportunity to learn about Scrum, user stories, agile transformations, communications, the backlog, test automation, success stories, and the pitfalls and perils of agile. Click on individual titles below to view full abstracts.

Agile Class: Transitioning to Agile Testing
Projects using agile methods for software development are becoming more common. One of the greatest challenges project teams face in this environment is getting the testers up to speed. Join Janet Gregory, co-author of Agile Testing: A Practical Guide for Testers and Agile Teams and a contributor to 97 Things Every Programmer Should Know, who will explain the new role of an agile tester and some of the skills needed to make them successful. Explore the full class objectives and outline.

Conference Keynote: “Continuous Feedback” with Brian Harry, Microsoft
Don’t miss QUEST’s Wednesday keynote presentation by Brian Harry, Microsoft Technical Fellow, as he discusses how a modern testing approach can be a great enabler of flow, transparency, and the reduction of waste. Explore the full class objectives and outline.

Agile Conference Sessions