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  3. 3. Learn the latest skills and techniques through SQE Training’s courses TRAINING CURRICULUM delivered in a high-powered workshop setting. Plan your training curriculum and improve your whole team. Various learning options allow you to take free P public O On-Site elearning F Seminar C certificatiOn training Week cOurSe each course in the method that works best for you. TEST ENGINEERING What Our Page 5 F Risk-Based Testing Students are 8 P O Systematic Software Testing Saying … 9 P O Mastering Test Design updated 10 P O C Software Testing Certification—Foundation Level “The best applied knowledge course I’ve ever taken. I had a wonderful 11 P O Lean-Agile Testing Practices new learning experience; the instructor was fun and lively; and the course 12 P O Just-in-Time Software Testing new allowed me to be certified. What more can I say but FANTASTIC.” Matthew O’Rourke, Sr. Project Manager 13 P O Software Security Testing and Quality Assurance new MPA Associates On “Software Testing Certification” 14 P O Writing Testable Requirements 15 P O Requirements-Based Testing “Clearly, we were very pleased with this course and felt lucky to have 16 P O Performance, Load, and Stress Testing gotten the guy who literally ‘wrote the book’ on the subject. Kudos to Rick Craig. His unique combination of experience, expertise and 17 P O Exploratory Testing in Practice new personality really helped turn this potentially dry subject matter into a 21 eMastering Test Design relevant and engaging training experience. We hope to get him back again for more training. Thanks SQE.” Ron Graham, Director of U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services On “Systematic Software Testing” TEST MANAGEMENT “This course provided me with a solid understanding of the concepts Page of testing as well as when and how to apply them. Its explanation of 18 P O Test Management orthogonal arrays and McCabe complexity matrix was especially helpful. I recommend this course for new and veteran testers. The sections on 19 P O Test Process Improvement requirements, system testing, and basis paths would be very helpful for developers as well.” Becki Bloch, Test Engineer Alliance Data Systems On “eMastering Test Design” VISUAL STUDIO® TEAM SYSTEM TRAINING 20 P O Visual Studio® 2008 Team Foundation Server “This class and instructor have been the only one who has succeeded in: showing the material with interest; keeping the group interested; not 20 P O Testing Applications with Visual Studio® Team System 2008 reading his PowerPoint presentation word for word. Dale Perry seemed very knowledgeable in this field and material. Thank you for doing such a great job!” SQE Training has been reviewed and approved as a Registered Rita Webb, Software Quality Analyst Education Provider by the Project Management Institute. Catalina Marketing Corporation On “Software Testing Certification” to register Call 888.268.8770 or 904.278.0524 • www.sqetraining.Com • For more inFormation about on-site training, email onsitetraining@sqe.Com
  4. 4. BUILD-YOUR-OWN TESTING TRAINING WEEk BUILD-YOUR-OWN Maximize the impact of your training by combining courses in the same location to FALL 2008 create a customized training week. SCHEDULE TRAINING WEEK Pair any of these courses in the same location to build a week of training and save up to $300. TESTING September 8–12, 2008 TESTING New York/New Jersey Area MONDAy TUESDAy WEDNESDAy ThURSDAy FRIDAy September 15–19, 2008 Washington, DC Systematic Software Testing Mastering Test Design October 20–24, 2008 Software Testing Certification—Foundation Level Lean-Agile Testing Practices San Francisco, CA Writing Testable Requirements Software Security Testing and Quality Assurance November 17–21, 2008 Just-in-Time Software Testing Requirements-Based Testing Tampa, FL Test Management Performance, Load, and Stress Testing MICROSOFT® VISUAL STUDIO® Exploratory Testing in Practice TEAM SYSTEM Test Process Improvement TRAINING September 22–25, 2008 MICROSOFT VISUAL STUDIO® TEAM SYSTEM TRAINING Chicago, IL October 13–16, 2008 MONDAy TUESDAy WEDNESDAy ThURSDAy Washington, DC Visual Studio 2008 Team Foundation Server ® Testing Applications with Visual Studio Team System 2008 ® LEARNING Are you looking to build your current skill set or become more specialized? Create a training program to fit your career path. For more information on any of these courses, visit www.sqetraining.com or contact us at 888.268.8770 or 904.278.0524. pATHS FUNDAMENTALS SpECIALIzED Systematic Software Testing Lean-Agile Testing Just-in-Time Software Performance, Load, and 3 days Mastering Practices Testing Stress Testing Test Design 2 days 3 days 2 days 2 days Also available in Software Testing eLearning format Writing Testable Requirements-Based Software Security Testing Certification— Test Engineer Foundation Level Requirements 3 days Testing 2 days and Quality Assurance 2 days 3 days Exploratory Testing Testing Applications with Visual ISTQB™ Certified Tester in Practice Studio® Team System 2008 Foundation Level 2 days 2 days Testing Applications Visual Studio® 2008 Test Process Lean-Agile Testing Test Manager Test Management 3 days Improvement 1 day Practices 2 days with Visual Studio® Team System 2008 Team Foundation Server 2 days 2 days to register Call 888.268.8770 or 904.278.0524 • www.sqetraining.Com • For more inFormation about on-site training, email onsitetraining@sqe.Com
  5. 5. TRAINING LOCATIONS We’re bringing our training to you! For questions regarding course registration and schedules, please call our Client Support Group at 888.268.8770 or 904.278.0524. ARIzONA December 2–4, 2008 Phoenix Software Testing Certification MASSACHUSETTS August 26–28, 2008 Boston Software Testing Certification FREE SEMINAR! 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October 23, 2008 San Francisco Free Seminar—Risk-Based Testing October 14–16, 2008 Rochester Software Testing Certification Often the software manager’s November 18–20, 2008 Sunnyvale Software Testing Certification pleas for more time and/or NORTH CAROLINA resources fall on deaf ears, FLORIDA October 28–30, 2008 Charlotte Software Testing Certification because the software manager October 7–9, 2008 Jacksonville Software Testing Certification cannot adequately measure November 4–6, 2008 Ft. Lauderdale Software Testing Certification OHIO the effectiveness of the testing November 17–19, 2008 Tampa Software Testing Certification October 28–30, 2008 Cincinnati Software Testing Certification effort. While there are no easy November 17–19, 2008 Tampa Systematic Software Testing answers to these problems, November 17–19, 2008 Tampa Writing Testable Requirements ONTARIO there are strategies that November 17–19, 2008 Tampa Just-in-Time Software Testing October 7–9, 2008 Toronto Software Testing Certification managers can use to address November 17–19, 2008 Tampa Test Management November 20–21, 2008 Tampa Mastering Test Design these issues. pENNSYLVANIA November 20–21, 2008 Tampa Lean-Agile Testing Practices November 20–21, 2008 Tampa Requirements-Based Testing September 23–25, 2008 Philadelphia Software Testing Certification In this short session, Rick November 20–21, 2008 Tampa Performance, Load, and Stress Testing October 21–23, 2008 Pittsburgh Software Testing Certification Craig introduces a few of the November 20–21, 2008 Tampa Exploratory Testing in Practice principles of modern testing November 20, 2008 Tampa Test Process Improvement UTAH including the importance of using November 21, 2008 Tampa Free Seminar—Risk-Based Testing September 9–11, 2008 Salt Lake City Software Testing Certification risk analysis to prioritize tests WASHINGTON, DC and to formulate contingency GEORGIA plans. He also demonstrates September 23–25, 2008 Atlanta Software Testing Certification September 15–17, 2008 Washington Software Testing Certification September 15–17, 2008 Washington Systematic Software Testing how to improve on normal ILLINOIS September 15–17, 2008 Washington Writing Testable Requirements requirements-based coverage September 22–23, 2008 Chicago Visual Studio® 2008 Team Foundation Server September 15–17, 2008 Washington Just-in-Time Software Testing models and explains a couple of September 24–25, 2008 Chicago esting Applications with Visual Studio® Team T September 15–17, 2008 Washington Test Management useful metrics to measure test System 2008 September 18–19, 2008 Washington Mastering Test Design effectiveness. September 18–19, 2008 Washington Lean-Agile Testing Practices INDIANA September 18–19, 2008 Washington Software Security Testing and Quality Assurance F Seminar hours Sept. 30–Oct. 2, 2008 Indianapolis Software Testing Certification September 18–19, 2008 Washington Requirements-Based Testing 9 a.m. – 11 a.m. September 18–19, 2008 Washington Performance, Load, and Stress Testing Breakfast Included MARYLAND September 18–19, 2008 Washington Exploratory Testing in Practice September 18, 2008 Washington Free Seminar—Risk-Based Testing Sept. 18, 2008 Washington, DC November 4–6, 2008 Bethesda Software Testing Certification October 13–14, 2008 Washington Visual Studio® 2008 Team Foundation Server Oct. 23, 2008 San Francisco, CA October 15–16, 2008 Washington esting Applications with Visual Studio® Team T Nov. 21, 2008 Tampa, FL System 2008 to register Call 888.268.8770 or 904.278.0524 • www.sqetraining.Com • For more inFormation about on-site training, email onsitetraining@sqe.Com
  6. 6. ON-SITE TRAINING Looking for ways to save Testing training and travel dollars? Software Testing Certification Certified Tester—Foundation Level Training Take advantage of the cost- Systematic Software Testing effective convenience of A Risk-Based Approach for Producing Better Software on-site training in a team- Mastering Test Design Techniques for Developing Focused Test Cases building atmosphere. If you Creative Software Testing have six or more people Proven Testing Techniques for Fast-Paced Projects to train, consider the Performance, Load, and Stress Testing Issues and Solutions for Software Performance Testing advantages of scheduling Implementing a Test Automation Framework courses at your location. Learn to Select and Implement the Right Test Automation Framework for Your Needs Employing an interactive Requirements-Based Testing workshop format, our world- A Disciplined Approach for Testing—and Improving—Software Requirements class consultants/instructors Technical Reviews and Inspections Find More Defects in Less Time: A Hands-on Course are able to address many of Exploratory Testing in Practice your organization’s specific Plan, Design and Execute Tests Simultaneously to Find More Bugs—Faster issues. In addition, we Lean-Agile Testing Practices Rapid Delivery of High Quality Software can customize the course Software Security Testing and Quality Assurance delivery to meet your unique An Integrated, Risk-Based Approach to More Secure Software situation. All of the SQE Just-in-Time Software Testing Powerful Tools for Fast-Changing Projects and Priorities Training courses listed in Writing Testable Requirements this brochure can be taught Produce Better Requirements to Reduce Effort and Costs at your location. A complete ON-SITE list of on-site offerings is ADVANTAGE Development provided on pages 6 and 7. Scrum Master Implementation Workshop For additional information or to receive Applying Lean-Agile Software Development Practices with Scrum For more information on any a FREE quote, call 888.268.8770/ User Stories and Estimation in Agile Development course, please visit 904.278.0524, or email How to Write User Stories and Estimate Development Time www.sqetraining.com/OnSite onsitetraining@sqe.com. Design Patterns Explained Principles, Practices, and Qualities of Good Design Practical Test-Driven Development A Revolutionary Approach to Software Design and Programming to register Call 888.268.8770 or 904.278.0524 • www.sqetraining.Com • For more inFormation about on-site training, email onsitetraining@sqe.Com
  7. 7. Management Requirements Managing Test Outsourcing Essential Software Requirements A Proven Approach for Assessment, Implementation, Management, Techniques and Practices for Successful Projects and Monitoring Mastering the Requirements Process Test Management Ensure that You Build the System Your Customer Wants What Every Test Manager Needs to Know Requirements Modeling Managing the Test Process Use Models to Improve Your Requirements Gathering and Systems Analysis Practical Tools and Techniques for Managing Software Testing Extending Requirements Leading Successful Software Projects Take Your Requirements to the Next Level Essentials for Software Project Managers Managing Software Risk How to Safeguard Your Software Projects Introduction to CMMI® Practicing Great Management A Guide for Leading People and Projects to Success Measurement Test Process Improvement Introduction to the Capability Maturity Model Integration® (CMMI®) Practical Software Process Improvement with Staged and Continuous Approaches Practical Guidelines for Small and Large Test Organizations Software Test Estimation Business-Driven Software Measurement Develop and Improve your Software Measures and Metrics A Practical, Hands-on Course for Managers Security Visual Studio® Team System Software Security Fundamentals Training Build and Deliver Bulletproof Software Applications Testing Applications with Visual Studio® Team System 2008 Defensive Programming—Java EE Managing Lifecycle Testing Secure Software Development and Avoiding Common Mistakes Visual Studio® 2008 Team Foundation Server Defensive Programming—Core Java Understanding and Administering Microsoft® Team Foundation Server Secure Software Development and Avoiding Common Mistakes Architecture Risk Analysis Threat and Ambiguity Analysis Lead to More Secure Software to register Call 888.268.8770 or 904.278.0524 • www.sqetraining.Com • For more inFormation about on-site training, email onsitetraining@sqe.Com
  8. 8. LEARNING TEST ENGINEERING OpTIONS: P public O On-Site training Week cOurSe 3 Days Topical Outline: SYSTEMATIC SOFTWARE TESTING A Risk-Based Approach for Producing Better Software Foundations of Modern Testing Testing as a formal process $ Develop effective testing plans and strategies, execute them efficiently, and measure your results Testing within development lifecycles $ Design “testware” that finds important bugs more quickly and with less effort Testing as a part of quality assurance $ Prevent software defects and failures by integrating testing into your development process Importance of risk-based testing $ Improve your software testing practices and the quality of your organization’s software STEP™—The Software Test and $ Explore a flexible, risk-based approach to testing for both small and large organizations You will earn 22.5 contact hours or PDUs upon completion of this course. Evaluation Process STEP architectural model Overview: phases, activities, roles The Best Fundamental Course for Any Test The STEP™ (Software Test and Evaluation Process) approach described in this course emphasizes prevention of software defects and stresses STEP vs. common industry practices Professional continuous improvement for lasting benefits. The STEP process has been Learn the techniques necessary to develop and maintain a systematic, Test Planning implemented in hundreds of testing organizations and integrated into integrated software testing approach for your organization. This course many different software development lifecycle methodologies. Planning fundamentals details an adaptable and repeatable approach to testing that results in Planning and risk management Master Test Plan–the IEEE 829 standard significantly improved software quality. Better planning, analysis, design, Know What you’ve Done—and When you’re Done and implementation of tests result in happier clients and developers. Understanding and managing risk helps you focus on the important Regression testing methods and issues Test environments—issues and concerns testing issues. Trace your tests back to requirements, design, and code Schedules, estimates, and budgets to reveal what you have tested and what remains to be tested. This course leads you through test planning, test analysis, and test execution, Acceptance, system, build/integration, and unit level test plans Take-home Bonus showing you how to set—and then effectively satisfy—your testing goals. Each public course participant receives a copy Test Analysis of Systematic Software Testing. Order additional Who Should Attend Identifying test objectives copies by visiting www.sqe.com/books.asp The audience includes test professionals, test managers, project leaders, Creating the inventory of test objectives Valid for public courses only. quality analysts, and developers. No specific testing prerequisites are Determining the risk of each objective assumed. However, attendees are expected to have some software Software failure modes experience. Estimating the testing effort based on risk Testing system modifications, new versions, and third-party software ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR pUBLIC COURSE OFFERINGS Analyzing requirements to develop test items New york/New Jersey Area September 8–10, 2008 Test Design and Implementation With more than thirty years of experience in the field Washington, DC September 15–17, 2008 Creating an architecture for testing of software development and testing, San Francisco, CA October 20–22, 2008 Designing test cases and test procedures Lee Copeland has worked as a programmer, Tampa, FL November 17–19, 2008 Creating realistic test data development director, process improvement leader, Developing reusable “testware” and consultant. He has developed and taught many Indicates a Training Week course. See page 4 for details. Building the optimum test environment training courses focusing on software testing and Inventory trace matrix and coverage development issues based on his experience and is the author of A SUGGESTED COURSES FOR pAIRING Test Execution and Reporting Practitioner’s Guide to Software Test Design. Lee is the Managing Mastering Test Design Executing tests Technical Editor for Better Software magazine and is a regular Requirements-Based Testing Reporting and managing defects columnist for StickyMinds.com. Performance, Load, and Stress Testing Performing root cause analysis Lean-Agile Testing Practices Evaluating the product and the development Additional instructors for this course include Dale Perry, Rick Craig, Test Process Improvement Claire Lohr, Robert Sabourin, Dawn Haynes, and Richard Bender. Software Security Testing and Quality Assurance process Exploratory Testing in Practice Evaluating the tests and the testing process Choose appropriate “stopping” criteria Pair courses in one location to create a customized training week For the latest information on this course and to download and save up to $300. See page 4 for more information. Final Perspective a PDF brochure, visit: www.sqetraining.com/sst Improving your testing process Guidelines for fostering change t o r e g i s t e r C a l l 8 8 8 . 2 6 8 . 8 7 7 0 o r 9 0 4 . 2 7 8 . 0 5 2 4 • w w w . s q e t r a i n i n g . C o m Course summary F o r m o r e i n F o r m a t i o n a b o u t o n - s i t e t r a i n i n g , e m a i l o n s i t e t r a i n i n g @ s q e . C o m
  9. 9. LEARNING OpTIONS: P public O On-Site elearning training Week cOurSe TEST ENGINEERING 2 Days MASTERING TEST DESIGN UPDATED Topical Outline: Techniques for Developing Focused Test Cases You will earn 15 contact hours or PDUs upon completion of this course. Introduction Place of test design within the testing process $ Learn functional, black-box test design techniques to find more bugs—faster Take-home Bonus Test case elements $ Explore structural, white-box methods to add more depth to test cases Each public course participant Understanding test oracles receives a copy of A Practitioner’s Test case selection - trade-offs $ Practice these test design techniques to reinforce your new skills Guide to Software Test Design. $ Examine exploratory testing approaches to replace ad hoc testing Order additional copies by visiting Functional—Black-Box Test www.sqe.com/books.asp Techniques $ Find out when to use each test design technique for the best results Valid for public courses only. What is black-box testing? Black-box testing at different testing levels The Practical “how-To’s” of Creating Test world examples of each test technique demonstrated. Then, you’ll have Equivalence class partitioning the opportunity to practice these techniques, gain new testing skills, Cases - Discovering and documenting partitions improve your testing effectiveness, and increase your professionalism. - Partitioning complex fields This course begins where many software testing courses end. Once You will leave this class with a newfound confidence for developing test - Equivalence classes for multiple requirements the test plans are written, test teams are formed, and test tools are cases that find important bugs earlier. Boundary value analysis selected, it is time to create test cases. Since testing everything is Understanding boundaries Challenging boundary issues impossible, the first step in test design is to choose a subset of all For Software Developers and Testers - Grouping input data possible tests of program paths and data combinations to find important This course is appropriate for both novice and experienced software Exercise defects quickly. Mastering Test Design teaches you to select an optimal testers. Developers in the agile world who are now expected to write Decision tables set of what to test and develops your practical skills to become a better test cases will find this course extremely useful. Test and development - Decision table construction test engineer. - Grouping variables managers can also benefit from this course. A background of basic - Complex conditions development processes and test levels is helpful but not required. hands-On Practice of Testing Techniques - Turning decision tables into test cases This course is also available for Web-based eLearning. See page 21 for State-transition diagrams and tables Experience the science and the art of both functional and structural more information. - State notation testing methods in an informal workshop setting. First, you will see real- - Designing tests from state-transition diagrams Pairwise test methods - Orthogonal arrays - Combinatorial analysis ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR pUBLIC COURSE OFFERINGS Structural—White-Box Test New york/New Jersey Area September 11–12, 2008 Claire Lohr has been a professional in the computer Washington, DC September 18–19, 2008 Techniques field for more than thirty years, with the last fifteen San Francisco, CA October 23–24, 2008 What is white-box testing? Control flow concepts years focused on software process improvement for Tampa, FL November 20–21, 2008 - Applying control flow to code companies including GTE, Motorola, Westinghouse, Indicates a Training Week course. See page 4 for details. - Understanding paths and cyclomatic complexity SAIC, Boeing, Aetna, and others. Claire currently Code coverage provides training and consulting services for a wide SUGGESTED COURSES FOR pAIRING - Unit statement and decision coverage variety of both government and commercial clients. Her certifications - Integration path analysis are CSQE, CSDP, and CTFL. Claire is an SEI CMM Software Capability Systematic Software Testing - Coverage applied at other levels Test Management Evaluator and a Lloyd’s Register ISO 9000 Lead Auditor. Data flow analysis Writing Testable Requirements Just-in-Time Software Testing - Data variable relationships Additional instructors for this course include Lee Copeland, Dale Perry, Exploratory and creative testing Richard Bender, Robert Sabourin, Rick Craig, Bill Lewis, and Dawn Haynes. Pair courses in one location to create a customized training week Beyond formal and scripted testing and save up to $300. See page 4 for more information. - Creative invalids - Error guessing - Group insights For the latest information on this course and to download a PDF brochure, visit: www.sqetraining.com/mtd - Exploratory testing process t o r e g i s t e r C a l l 8 8 8 . 2 6 8 . 8 7 7 0 o r 9 0 4 . 2 7 8 . 0 5 2 4 • w w w . s q e t r a i n i n g . C o m F o r m o r e i n F o r m a t i o n a b o u t o n - s i t e t r a i n i n g , e m a i l o n s i t e t r a i n i n g @ s q e . C o m
  10. 10. LEARNING TEST ENGINEERING OpTIONS: P public O On-Site C certificatiOn training Week cOurSe 3 Days Topical Outline: SOFTWARE TESTING CERTIFICATION Fundamentals of Software Testing Certified Tester—Foundation Level Training Software context: Why does software fail? Principles, scope, and focus of testing $ Basics of testing—goals and limits, risk analysis, prioritizing, completion criteria Debugging vs. testing Understanding risk $ Testing in software development—unit, integration, system, acceptance, and regression testing Risk analysis: prioritizing using risk analysis Goals of testing $ Test management—strategies and planning, roles and responsibilities, defect tracking, and test deliverables The basic testing process Test psychology – viewpoints on testing Are you looking for an internationally recognized certification in software and understand how testing fits into Testing Throughout Software testing? Delivered by top experts in the testing industry, Software software development. Find out what Development Testing Certification is an accredited training course to prepare you for it takes to be a successful software Testing and development the ISTQB™ Certified Tester—Foundation Level exam. This program test engineer and how testing can add Early testing Models and testing is the only internationally accepted certification for software testing, significant value to software development. You will earn 22.5 contact hours or The “V” model accredited by the ISTQB™ through its network of national boards. The PDUs upon completion of this course. Verification and validation Testing levels/stages within software development ISTQB™, a non-proprietary organization, has granted more than 80,000 Who Should Attend Understanding regression testing certifications in more than twenty countries around the globe. The Software Testing Certification training course is appropriate for Understanding test types individuals who recently entered the testing field and those currently In the Software Testing Certification training course, learn the basics Static Techniques needed to become a software test and quality assurance professional seeking certification in software testing. What is static testing? Reviews, inspections, walkthroughs, etc. General review process Common types of reviews Roles and responsibilities in reviews ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR pUBLIC COURSE OFFERINGS Success factors for reviews Boston, MA August 26–28, 2008 Limits of reviews Understanding static analysis tools Dale Perry has more than thirty years of experience New york/ NJ September 8-10, 2008 in information technology. He has been a programmer/ Minneapolis, MN September 9–11, 2008 Test Design Techniques analyst, database administrator, project manager, Salt Lake City, UT September 9–11, 2008 Overview of test design and the design approach development manager, tester, and test manager. Washington, DC September 15–17, 2008 Documentation decision Dale’s project experience includes large systems Atlanta, GA September 23–25, 2008 Types of test design techniques development and conversions, distributed systems, Philadelphia, PA September 23–25, 2008 Human/experienced-based methods on-line applications, both client/server and Web based. Black-box (functional) techniques Anaheim, CA September 28–30, 2008 He has also been a professional instructor more White-box (structural) techniques Indianapolis, IN September 30–October 2, 2008 Experienced-based techniques than fifteen years and has presented at numerous industry conferences Jacksonville, FL October 7–9, 2008 Selecting the appropriate test technique on development and testing. With Software Quality Engineering for Toronto, ON October 7–9, 2008 eleven years, Dale has specialized in training and consulting on testing, Test Management inspections and reviews, and other testing and quality related topics. Kansas City, MO October 14–16, 2008 Rochester, Ny October 14–16, 2008 Team organization Additional instructors for this course include Claire Lohr, Dawn Haynes, Rick Roles and responsibilities San Francisco, CA October 20–22, 2008 Craig, Robert Sabourin, Eric Patel, Jamie Mitchell, Gary Mogyorodi, and Ed Weller. Understanding the test manager Pittsburgh, PA October 21–23, 2008 Understanding the tester Sacramento, CA October 21–23, 2008 Test planning and strategy Charlotte, NC October 28–30, 2008 Configuration management and testing SUGGESTED COURSES FOR pAIRING Omaha, NE October 28–30, 2008 Defect/incident classification and management Cincinnati, Oh October 28–30, 2008 Tool Support for Testing Performance, Load, and Stress Testing Ft. Lauderdale, FL November 4–6, 2008 Selection process Lean-Agile Testing Practices Bethesda, MD November 4–6, 2008 Introduction Requirements-Based Testing Tampa, FL November 17–19, 2008 Benefits Test Process Improvement Sunnyvale, CA November 18–20, 2008 Risks and concerns Software Security Testing and Quality Assurance Phoenix, AZ December 2–4, 2008 Classifications Exploratory Testing in Practice Indicates a Training Week course. See page 4 for details. Pair courses in one location to create a customized training week At the conclusion of the course, you will and save up to $300. See page 4 for more information. Bethesda, MD courses are held in cooperation with ALP International. have the opportunity to take the ISTQB™ Certified Tester—Foundation Level exam. The exam is held at 3:30 p.m. on the third day of the course. The ISTQB™ Certified For the latest information on this course and to download a PDF brochure, visit: www.sqetraining.com/stf Tester—Foundation Level certification exam is independently administered by the American Software Testing Qualifications Board. t o r e g i s t e r C a l l 8 8 8 . 2 6 8 . 8 7 7 0 o r 9 0 4 . 2 7 8 . 0 5 2 4 • w w w . s q e t r a i n i n g . C o m A $250 fee for the exam is added to your registration 10 F o r m o r e i n F o r m a t i o n a b o u t o n - s i t e t r a i n i n g , e m a i l o n s i t e t r a i n i n g @ s q e . C o m fee. For more information on ISTQB™ certification or to download the syllabus, please visit www.astqb.com.
  11. 11. LEARNING OpTIONS: P public O On-Site training Week cOurSe TEST ENGINEERING 2 Days LEAN-AGILE TESTING pRACTICES NEW Topical Outline: Rapid Delivery of High Quality Software The Power of Lean-Agile Development $ Apply lean principles to quality and testing Seven principles of lean-agile development $ Deliver value to customers quickly with agile testing practices Test-driven design and unit testing Continuous test-driven integration $ Discover opportunities for lean-agile improvements Lean-agile quality planning $ Learn about lean-agile testing practices across the entire release Exercise $ Evaluate FitNesse as an automated acceptance testing tool solution $ Respond to and recommend agile testing transition actions how Agile Changes Requirements and Testing Requirements definition—use cases, user stories Agile testing vs. traditional testing Quickly Deliver the highest Value Features to the Adapt to Agile Development Practices that Affect Test artifacts for lean-agile development Customer your Team Manual vs. automated testing Agile team case study Lean-agile methods promote the rapid delivery of value to customers by Teams new to agile practices have discovered that moving from traditional “test Mike Cohn’s testing pyramid deferring detailed definition and design of system features until the “last last” to the lean-agile “test first” is a big challenge to the entire development Exercise responsible moment.” This practice challenges the whole team, including organization—and especially to testers and the test group. Discuss the testing, to stay continuously synchronized within very short release iteration common obstacles facing teams and explore solutions that can work for your Agile Testing Practices for cycles. To keep up with the fast pace, the team must be creative, smart, and test team. Develop an action plan to become valued members of a lean-agile Speed of Need efficient with their verification and validation testing activities. development team. Exploratory testing Quick explore Lean Principles Add Value to your Organization Who Should Attend Blink In this interactive workshop, you will examine agile testing practices including Session-based testing The audience includes test professionals, test managers, project leaders, quality Release explore exploratory testing and automated acceptance testing approaches. Experience analysts, and developers. No specific prerequisites are assumed. Experience in Exercise the “four-hour release” cycle and practice the activities important to testers in any form of software development (testing, programming, and managing) and a lean-agile development environment. some familiarity with agile practices are recommended. Automated Acceptance Testing Improve acceptance testing Open source FitNesse Exercise Agile Testing Activities throughout a Release ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR pUBLIC COURSE OFFERINGS New york/New Jersey Area September 11–12, 2008 Agile Testing Transitions Bob Hartman has more than thirty years of experience People challenges—discussions and suggestions Washington, DC September 18–19, 2008 developing software, including seven years running Exercise San Francisco, CA October 23–24, 2008 Technical challenges—discussions and suggestions his own consulting company and more than fourteen Tampa, FL November 20–21, 2008 Exercise years of experience at the VP of Development level or Organization challenges—discussions and suggestions higher. Bob has served in every role in the software Indicates a Training Week course. See page 4 for details. Exercise industry including developer, tester, documentation writer, trainer, manager, and executive. A Certified Scrum SUGGESTED COURSES FOR pAIRING Look Back, Look Ahead Master, Bob does training and coaching in agile development. Bob teaches Where do we start? Where are we now? courses including Lean Agile Testing, Implementing Scrum, and Lean Software Writing Testable Requirements Where do we go for help? Development. He also has a unique talent for breaking software within the Systematic Software Testing What are your next steps? Software Testing Certification first ten minutes of using it. Just-in-Time Software Testing Test Management Pair courses in one location to create a customized training week and save up to $300. See page 4 for more information. For the latest information on this course and to download a PDF brochure, visit: www.sqetraining.com/atp t o r e g i s t e r C a l l 8 8 8 . 2 6 8 . 8 7 7 0 o r 9 0 4 . 2 7 8 . 0 5 2 4 • w w w . s q e t r a i n i n g . C o m F o r m o r e i n F o r m a t i o n a b o u t o n - s i t e t r a i n i n g , e m a i l o n s i t e t r a i n i n g @ s q e . C o m 11
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