ANZTB Test 2018 Conference

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Now in it’s 10th year, the ANZTBTest2018 conference was held on Friday 1 June 2018 at the Hyatt Hotel in Canberra, Australia.

This year’s conference was another success, with delegates hearing from industry experts on the topic of “Tailoring Testing for Success”.  This year’s exceptional presentations included:

  • Surviving and succeeding in a Megaproject (or Two), by Nathan Bligh
  • The Future of Testing, by Thomas Hadorn
  • Living the good life within the lifecycle, by Judy McKay
  • Post Testing, by Will Erskine
  • Fitting into Continuous Delivery: The Mindshift, by Kate Nesmyelova
  • Everybody wants test automation – but what do they really need? by Tony Parrott

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ANZTB at the CeBIT Conference, Sydney, May 2018


The CeBIT Technology Forum celebrated its 17th year this year and has proven to be one of the leading business technology events for the region.

ANZTB took the opportunity to be involved and gain valuable exposure for our certifications. Our stand was situated in the Exhibition Hall of the Sydney International Convention Centre surrounded by stands occupied by educational institutions and differing technology offerings.

It was an extremely busy three days with a lot of interest in wanting to find out more about what the ANZTB is, as well as gaining valuable insight into what certifications are available. Many delegates took the opportunity to ‘test their testing knowledge’ by completing a quick computer based quiz based on the ISTQB Foundation Level syllabus. Continue reading

ANZTB Test 2018 – Ever wondered what the future of software testing looks like?


Digital disruption is changing the IT landscape and forcing organisations to demonstrate more agility, reduce delivery cycle times and add more value to customers through their IT solutions. This is causing a shift in the currency of testing, where continuous testing dictates the future. Continue reading

ANZTB Test 2018 – Everyone says they want test automation – but what do they really need?


Test Automation is often promised as means of achieving quicker testing cycles at a lower cost while delivering higher levels of quality, however rarely delivers to its full potential. In order to achieve positive return on investment a tailored, measured approach to test automation is required. Continue reading

ANZTB Test 2018 – Will there come a time when software testers are no longer necessary?


Imagine a world where Artificial Intelligence creates and executes automated tests without any human involvement. Or where DevOps becomes so pervasive that traditional testing is no longer required. Is the testing profession at a crossroads where it needs to adapt or become irrelevant? Continue reading

ANZTB Test 2018 – How do Testers shift their mindset to fit in to a Continuous Delivery model?


Sometimes the role of a tester can become invisible in the giant machine of Continuous Delivery. However, finding and preventing the most important bugs is more important than ever as code makes its way through the Continuous Delivery machine without any human interaction. Continue reading