The next Team Test Special Interest group will take place on Monday August 18th from 3-5:00PM in the Enatai Room in the Microsoft Building in Lincoln Square in Bellevue (15th floor - 10401 NE 8th St, Bellevue, WA 98004, map).  This session will feature a presentation by Rajesh Korde from the Microsoft Zune team on how his team goes about testing the Zune Marketplace, and discussions/demos on Test Data and our plans for improving developer-tester collaboration in Rosario.   The overview Rajesh’s presentation is as follows:

Testing the Zune Client to ensure that the Zune Marketplace can serve and render millions of pages for content while maintaining a consistent and pleasing UI aesthetic is a unique challenge. In the presentation, Rajesh will talk about how the Zune team uses a combination of manual and automated testing to test the safety of financial transactions and the client’s general stability.

The August Session will follow the following schedule:

1. Rajesh Korde Presentation on Testing the Zune Marketplace

2. Presentation and Discussion on Test Data

3. Demo and Discussion on Methods to improve developer-tester collaboration

Please respond to this post indicating your attendance if you plan to attend so that can have an idea of how many we can expect in Lincoln Square.

Thanks and I look forward to seeing you soon,

Naysawn, Chuck and w/ the Rosario Testing Team