What you will learn
- The goal is for testers to leave this session with new perspectives on tools
- Apply testing skills and critical thinking not only to evaluating products, but also to evaluating tools and practices
- Learn to use tools to help deepen our testing, rather than simply to perform shallow checks
- Strategies for talking about tools with managers, developers, and other testers; connecting the insider view of testing with perspectives and pressures from the outside
- 3.5 Hours
- Interactive Tutorial
- Coaching & Skills Development
“Michael Bolton is an amazing speaker, his knowledge and passion for testing are outstanding. I wish the Tutorial will have been a bit longer as I had the feeling there was still much more to learn from him. Still, I got tons of insights and ideas that I can apply at my own work as a tester.”
Michael Bolton has been speaking regularly at EuroSTAR. Attendees frequently tell us how much they learn from Michael and benefit from his experience.
Consulting Software Tester – DevelopSense, Canada
Michael Bolton is a consulting software tester and testing teacher who helps people to solve testing problems that they didn’t realize they could solve. In 2006, he became co-author (with James Bach) of Rapid Software Testing (RST), a methodology and mindset for testing software expertly and credibly in uncertain conditions and under extreme time pressure. Since then, he has flown over a million miles to teach RST in 35 countries on six continents. Michael has over 30 years of experience testing, developing, managing, and writing about software. For over 20 years, he has led DevelopSense, a Toronto-based testing and development consultancy. Prior to that, he was with Quarterdeck Corporation for eight years, during which he managed the company’s flagship products and directed project and testing teams both in-house and around the world. Contact Michael on email, on Twitter @michaelbolton, or via his website.
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