Join Michael Bolton for an IBM sponsored webcast "Where has all the tester's time gone" on June 20th
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You were hired to test software or at least that is what you thought! Why is it that so many of the activities you are being asked to seem to have little to do with actually checking code quality or measuring a products conformance to a set of approved requirements. If you think about where your time goes, you are probably creating reports, setting up or recycling test environments, performing or participating in bug triage, etc.... The list of things you probably do is long. Then and only when you find that sliver of time to test, are you really testing? Or are you just checking the code hoping to discover defects. Perhaps, you may be blindly going through the manual test script - like a robot - putting a check mark if the step worked or an "X" if it didn't. It is my opinion that testers spend too much time doing things which could be automated. Repetitive tasks which today's technology could be used to give back time for doing what is really important. But that is just my opinion.
To unravel the mystery of where testers spend their time and what they can do to get back to really testing software, join Michael Bolton during this IBM sponsored webcast. Hear one of today's most well known testing thought leaders as he shares his insight on what testers can do to better compose, edit, narrate and justify the three parallel stories in today's world of testing - determining product status, how it was tested, and how good the testing was. Each of which is to better ensure your clients are equipped with the right level of information enabling them to make informed decisions and perhaps you will also make the product better.
By attending the webcast, testers will learn to:
Live Event - Broadcast Date and Time: Thursday, June 20, 2013, at 1 p.m. EDT
On Demand playback available now! Use the link above to register and watch the recorded web when you have time!