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    Continuous Refactoring at Amazon: A Case Study

    Mukesh Bhangria
    Mukesh Bhangria
    schedule 3 years ago
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    45 mins
    Talk
    Beginner

    Between the project deadlines, we always feel there is code which needs to be improved

    Usually Developers have the following 3 options:

    - Bite the bullet and do the refactoring as they go along.
    - Park the issue and address it later.
    - Allocate special time when the project gets out-of-control.

    As customer facing stories take higher priority, usually Developers are forced to choose the last option.

    However a team at Amazon took a different approach. Attend this session to listen to their first-hand story of how they changed this typical behavior to achieve Continuous Deployment on a critical service.

  • Liked Mukesh Bhangria
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    Continuous Refactoring at Amazon: A Case Study

    Mukesh Bhangria
    Mukesh Bhangria
    schedule 3 years ago
    Sold Out!
    45 mins
    Talk
    Beginner

    Between the project deadlines, we always feel there is code which needs to be improved

    Usually Developers have the following 3 options:

    - Bite the bullet and do the refactoring as they go along.
    - Park the issue and address it later.
    - Allocate special time when the project gets out-of-control.

    As customer facing stories take higher priority, usually Developers are forced to choose the last option.

    However a team at Amazon took a different approach. Attend this session to listen to their first-hand story of how they changed this typical behavior to achieve Continuous Deployment on a critical service.

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    Agile Testing- What is my success mantra??

    Pradeepa Narayanaswamy
    Pradeepa Narayanaswamy
    schedule 3 years ago
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    45 mins
    Talk
    Beginner

    As more and more organizations are transitioning to agile, it’s inevitable that Agile testing is not just a concept any more. It is also not just about placing a tester in every team. What is so radically different now? How to be successful at agile testing? How to be an effective cross-functional team that embeds and honors all specialties including testing?

    In this presentation, I am going to share my teams’ success with Agile testing and how we incorporated these 3 aspects – people, process and tools/techniques. This talk will benefit any members in an organization who has a stake in the product quality. It is also highly beneficial for those agile testers (from aspiring to veteran) to understand the 3 main aspects as it relates to testing and why we need to embrace- not just one, not two, but all these 3 aspects to be successful in Agile testing. 

     

     

  • Parimala Hariprasad
    Parimala Hariprasad
    schedule 3 years ago
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    45 mins
    Experience Report
    Intermediate

    Business stakeholders are always looking for ways to generate more business, and hence earn great revenues (or find the perfect exit strategy). Paying for testing comes last on the expense tracker. Some businesses work without testing teams because they see testing as mostly a drain on time and money. The typical executive perceives testing as a key bottleneck to product releases.

    In this session, Parimala Hariprasad shows how understanding the business model and business goals helps you test products better. She explains how to educate stakeholders about business risks. She explores ways testers can catch business blockers through early testing, and alert managers so they can be addressed quickly. This type of business information helps managers make better-informed decisions about the product early on. Some managers raise their eyebrows when first asked about their revenue models. Happily, once they see the value of business testing and how it could improve their revenue, they engage enthusiastically.

  • Jayesh Kadam
    Jayesh Kadam
    schedule 3 years ago
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    45 mins
    Experience Report
    Intermediate

     

    Across all industries, organizations are looking for ways to achieve highest business value through faster time-to-market for their products with short development cycles.   In an era of highly competitive environment, it has become critical for business to monitor emerging trends and closely collaborate with IT through continuous feedback mechanisms. Gone are the days of Quality Assurance (QA) teams getting involved towards later stages of a project with primary focus being finding defects.

    This has resulted in a paradigm shift in testing function’s objectives with the group being an equal stakeholder in achieving one-common goal of delivering value to end-customers by achieving early-to-market release of products with best quality.

    Through this paper, we intend to share typical challenges faced by testers as they embark on Agile journey, and the change in mindset required to overcome those challenges, especially from IT service organization perspective.