Implementing and Creating an Effective Test Strategy with Microsoft Visual Studio Team System

Today, identifying potential issues in the software development lifecycle early is critical to establishing a rhythm of verifying quality early and often. Implementing good software testing practices can lead to cost and resource savings and can be adopted by teams of all sizes. In planning your testing initiative, there are some key questions to ask and strategies to define Test Best Practices for your organization.

Please join Microsoft and Testhouse (Microsoft Visual Studio Team System Inner Circle Partner) for this half-day seminar. Doug Hoffman, American Society for Quality Fellow, Testhouse will provide an overview on how to create and implement an effective test strategy. In addition, senior members of the Microsoft Visual Studio Test Team will lead the discussions on the topics of test case management, tools in Visual Studio 2008, and provide a brief overview of what’s to come in the next version of Visual Studio 2010.

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TARGET AUDIENCE

This seminar is intended for Quality Assurance Managers responsible for implementing testing in organizations. Presentation will provide an educational overview of testing strategy; it is not a deep dive technical presentation on software testing.

AGENDA

09:00 AM    Introduction

09:15 AM    "Best Practice" - Defining the Concept, Doug Hoffman, Testhouse

09:30 AM    Testing Technology & Interest, Doug Hoffman, Testhouse

10:30 AM    Test Management Leadership, Doug Hoffman, Testhouse

10:45 AM    Break

11:00 AM    Visual Studio Team Test Tools, Microsoft Visual Studio Test Team

12:00 PM    Raffle & Close

DATE, TIME & LOCATION

Thursday, November 13, 2008

Registration: 08:30 AM, Event: 09:00 AM-12:00 PM

Microsoft Corporation

Civica Office Building

205 108th Ave. NE, Suite 400

Bellevue, WA 98004

Phone: 425.705.1900

REGISTER

To register, please click on the link below or call 1.877.MSEVENT (1.877.673.8368).

Registration Link: http://msevents.microsoft.com/cui/EventDetail.aspx?culture=en-US&EventID=1032393301

Event ID: 1032393301

SPEAKER BIO

Douglas Hoffman, MBA, MSEE, BACS, ASQ Fellow
Test House | www.testhouse.net

Douglas Hoffman has over 20 years on experience in the Industry.  From Strategic and tactical planning for software quality, through to test automation architectural design and selection and deployment of software tools. A regular speaker at national and international conferences and seminars within the Software Testing field. He has taught many Management and QA courses, published many articles and has ground breaking work based on his implementation and design on Test Automation.

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