Leaders who understand software testing make the largest impact on quality assurance, regression prevention, standards compliance, and security. Leading a test-aware team is critical for all modern software development. We all know it, yet getting started can seem difficult, expensive and the benefits unclear. Let’s take a look at the *why* and *how* of testing from a leadership perspective.

Leaders are in a unique position to leverage test automation assets far beyond their teams or even business units.

In this talk, he will cover the benefits of building a testing culture from the top down, including hiring, and also explore two specific strategies for maximizing the return on your testing effort: Test code reuse and visual comparison testing.

Takeaways from the talk:

  • The value and function of testing at a high level at each stage of the Software Development Lifecycle. The importance of hiring test-aware teams and how to do it. The enormous value of test code reuse.

May 17 @ 09:00
09:00 — 09:45 (45′)

Ross Radford