A great crowd at the Sydney ANZTB SIGIST on Tuesday night, with standing room only at one stage.
The two topics Test Automation and Testing careers were certainly trending areas of conversation, which were a big draw for the evening. It was nice to see some familiar faces with a lot of people returning to this event after attending previous SIGIST, plus a Welcome to new comers. Continue reading
It was yet another successful SIGiST in Wellington on Thursday 10th August 2017, with two very interesting presentations:“Service Virtualisation – Stubbing on Steriods” by Anuj Sharma and Nathan Holt, and “Digital Transformation with DevOps” by Ankit Tarway.
The Australia and New Zealand Testing Board (ANZTB) facilitates free Special Interest Groups in Software Testing (SIGIST) events in capital cities throughout Australia and New Zealand. These events provide testing professionals, or anyone interested in testing, the opportunity to share their experiences in software testing, or learn from the experiences of others. Continue reading
Another successful SIGIST was held in Melbourne on July 27. We’d like to thank everybody who attended given the cold, wintery weather. It was great to see so many familiar faces and some new ones turn out to enjoy some food, a few drinks, networking and of course to hear about happenings in Software Testing around Australia.
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It was yet another successful SIGiST in Perth on Tuesday 11th July 2017, with two very interesting presentations: “Testing in the Age of Hackathons” by Don Sharp and Sunaina Dhanjal, and “Security-testing web applications in the Cloud” by Graham Weston.
We had an almost full house at the Sydney event this month. We decided to experiment with a couple of different formats which received great feedback from the audience.
In the first session before networking we decided to look at Risk and its association with testing. Some of the key points were around understanding Product risk and how this impacts on scope, coverage and prioritisation of testing. We also looked at breadth vs depth of testing. We then had a period of networking over drinks and nibbles. Everyone talked to at least one person that they had never met before.
The second session was an open forum where the audience were encouraged to select topics that were going to help them in their day to day work environment. Obviously regression testing is a challenge for all of us, as this consumed most of the time. See the photo of the board below: