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Blog Roundup – September 2013

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Here is your chance to catch up on all the blog content you might have missed over the last month…

Competition: Guess the Speakers to win prizes!

To countdown the final weeks before the conference we’re giving our social media followers an exclusive opportunity to be a part of this year’s conference in Gothenburg. As well as weekly prizes we’ll be giving away a conference ticket worth €1725 at the end of September. Check out this week’s competition. To continue reading Click Here

 

Make the Most Of Networking At EuroSTAR Conference 2013

EuroSTAR Conference 2013 is shaping up to be our biggest and best event yet with new and unique networking opportunities at every turn. To continue reading Click Here

 

Community Spotlight Presents Jeroen Mengerink

The Community Spotlight is a feature on the EuroSTAR Blog which brings to focus those who matter in software testing industry in Europe – you, the members of the EuroSTAR Community! This week’s community spotlight features Jeroen Mengerink. To continue reading Click Here

 

Test Data Management – Security Compliance whilst performing production Data Extraction / Data Anonymisation using Tools

Test Data Management is a challenge for all large end-to-end test engagements. It is even trickier in cases of transformational engagements. One way to create data is a non-intrusive method of completing end-to-end journeys and thereby creating data records that are systemically integrated with regards to data integrity, cardinality, ER compliance etc. More often though the industry uses extracts from production, aiming at complete data sets with current master or reference data instead of trying to recreate test data. To continue reading Click Here

 

ISO 29119 – The New Set of International Standards on Software Testing

At last week’s virtual event – EuroSTARonline Software Testing Summit, Stuart Reid introduced the new set of international standards on software testing, ISO 29119. Where do you stand on standards? WIll you use them? And if not, why not? To continue reading Click Here

 

EuroSTARonline Competition Winners are Announced…

We are delighted to announce the two lucky winners of a FREE place at the EuroSTAR Conference 2013. To continue reading Click Here

 

Where to go in Gothenburg?

When I go on short trips abroad I always try to look for tips from locals and it’s almost always a good experience. Since being a local in Gothenburg – I thought it’s time to give something back. To continue reading Click Here

 

Blog Spy Vol 33: A Weekly Round-up From The Software Testing Blogosphere

The latest round-up of software testing blog posts from around the blogosphere. Send us your blog post for inclusion in the next edition. To continue reading Click Here

 

Community Spotlight Presents Michael Herrmann

The Community Spotlight is a feature on the EuroSTAR Blog which brings to focus those who matter in software testing industry in Europe – you, the members of the EuroSTAR Community! This weeks community spotlight features Michael Herrmann. To continue reading Click Here

 

Video: The Mouse Pattern and Reachability Graphs

Continuing with reachability graphs, this screencast shows a novel testing pattern to deal with the oracle problem. In brief, the oracle problem captures the situation when you don’t know if changes to the SUT are affecting your testing and test results. The pattern explained in this screencast will help you consistently find the states of the SUT that are irrelevant during testing and, thus, go around the oracle problem. To continue reading Click Here

 

POLL RESULT: Do developers make good software testers?

Recently we asked for your opinion on a long-standing debate in software development – do developers make good software testers? View the results here

 

Challenges in Testing Data Applications

In this article we are going to discuss some of the challenges in testing data applications – both traditional data warehouse applications that are often ETL/ELT driven, as well as some of the changes that new Big Data technologies add. To continue reading Click Here

 

Blog Spy Vol 32: A Weekly Round-up From The Software Testing Blogosphere

Week 32 of our round-up of the top software testing related blog posts. Don’t forget to send us your blog posts for inclusion in future blog spy compilations…To continue reading Click Here

 

Conference Countdown Giveaway: Select A Session

To countdown the final 7 weeks before the conference we’re giving our social media followers an exclusive opportunity to be a part of this year’s conference in Gothenburg. As well as weekly prizes we’ll be giving away a conference ticket worth €1725 at the end of September. Check out this week’s competition. To continue reading Click Here

 

2013 EuroSTAR Conference – Early Bird Deadline 1 Week To Go!

There is just one week left to avail of the Early Bird Offer for the 2013 EuroSTAR Conference. Save up to €200 when you book before September 20th. To continue reading Click Here

 

Community Spotlight Presents Kristoffer Nordström

The Community Spotlight is a feature on the EuroSTAR Blog which brings to focus those who matter in software testing industry in Europe – you, the members of the EuroSTAR Community! This Community Spotlight features Kristoffer Nordström. To continue reading Click Here

 

Supporting Organisation Profile – TecPoint, Denmark

Are you a member of the Danish EuroSTAR Supporting Organisation, TecPoint? If so, don’t forget you can claim a 10% discount on EuroSTAR registrations! Read this for more information. To continue reading Click Here

 

Software Testing and Creativity – Friends or Foes?

Arik discusses what makes a good tester and a great tester and the role that creativity plays in making a tester great! To continue reading Click Here

 

Blog Spy Vol 31: A Weekly Round-up From The Software Testing Blogosphere

Week 31 of our round-up of the top software testing related blog posts. Don’t forget to send us your blog posts for inclusion in future blog spy compilations… To continue reading Click Here

 

Supporting Organisation Profile – NCS

Are you a member of the Norwegian EuroSTAR Supporting Organisation, Norwegian Compuer Society (Dataforeningen DATA)? If so, don’t forget you can claim a 10% discount on EuroSTAR registrations! To continue reading Click Here

 

From the webinar: Q&A with Jeroen Mengerink

Jeroen Mengerink responds to questions posed at the webinar ‘Test Improvement for Agile’ which took place on Monday 26th August 2013. To continue reading Click Here

 

Do developers make good software testers?

If developers don’t make good testers, what role (if any) should they play in testing? Can developers learn how to test their own code? Are there skills that testers can learn from developers? Are there skills that developers can learn from testers? To continue reading Click Here

 

Why is testing data difficult?

This first instalment of our series will introduce the concepts of testing data applications and aims to set the scene for the types of applications we would be discussing in this blog series. To continue reading Click Here

 

TeamSTAR Winners 2013 – Road to Gothenburg

The 2013 TeamSTAR Winners share the story of entering the TeamSTAR Competition and their excitement about going to the EuroSTAR Conference in Gothenburg. To continue reading Click Here

 

Supporting Organisation Profile – BCS SIGIST, UK

Are you a member of the UK EuroSTAR Supporting Organisation BCS SIGIST? If so, don’t forget you can claim a 10% discount on EuroSTAR registrations! For more information read this blog. To continue reading Click Here

 

Conference Countdown Giveaway: Caption the picture to win!

To countdown the final 8 weeks before the conference we’re giving our social media followers an exclusive opportunity to be a part of this year’s conference in Gothenburg. As well as weekly prizes we’ll be giving away a conference ticket worth €1725 at the end of September. Check out this weeks competition. To continue reading Click Here

 

Community Spotlight Presents James Christie

The Community Spotlight is a feature on the EuroSTAR Blog which brings to focus those who matter in software testing industry in Europe – you, the members of the EuroSTAR Community! This weeks community spotlight features James Christie. To continue reading Click Here

 

Supporting Organisation Profile – SJSI

Are you a member of Polish EuroSTAR Supporting Organisation SJSI? If so, don’t forget you can claim a 10% discount on EuroSTAR registrations! Read more about Stowarzyszenie Jakoœci Systemów Informatycznych here.

 

Blog Spy Vol 30: A Weekly Round-up From The Software Testing Blogosphere

Week 30 of our round-up of the top software testing related blog posts. Don’t forget to send us your blog posts for inclusion in future blog spy compilations… To continue reading Click Here

 

Supporting Organisation Profile – TestNet

Are you a member of Dutch EuroSTAR Supporting Organisation TestNet If so, don’t forget you can claim a 10% discount on EuroSTAR registrations! Read this blog post for more information on TestNet. To continue reading Click Here

 

What are the top challenges you face as a tester?

What are the top challenges you face in your day-to-day role as a tester? Take a look at the most common challenges faced by a sample group of members of the EuroSTAR Community…. To continue reading Click Here

 

Supporting Organisation Profile – Gesellschaft für Informatik (GI), Softwaretechnik

Are you a member of German EuroSTAR Supporting Organisation Gesellschaft für Informatik (GI)? If so, don’t forget you can claim a 10% discount on EuroSTAR registrations! More information here.

 

The Winners of the 2013 TeamSTAR Competition are…

The votes have been counted and the Community has chosen the winner of 2013 TeamSTAR Competition… To continue reading Click Here

 

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