Uni of Auckland Lecture 20110823

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Uni of Auckland Lecture 20110823

  1. 1. Secrets of Software Testing Farid Vaswani University of Auckland Blog: http://geek4eva.com/ Twitter: @FVaswani 23 August 2011
  2. 2. IntroductionExperience • 12 years IT experience. Development & Testing • 7 years Software Testing • 4 years lead/management positions • Conference Speaker • Automation geek • Techie / Grumpy / Unsatisfied TesterResponsibilities • Testing Manager, University of Auckland o Team of 8 - 20 Testers and Test Engineers o >35 applications and >95 integration items • Associate Board Member, ANZ Testing Board o Enhancing Career Opportunities for Testing Professionals o Organising and executing SIGiSTs
  3. 3. University of Auckland Rank in NZ Group Applications staff Students every year Central ITS Staff Staff
  4. 4. Software Testing Software testing is an investigation conducted to provide stakeholders with information about the quality of the product or service under test…. source: wikipedia
  5. 5. Software Testing Who defines QUALITY?
  6. 6. Agents Countries Max Applicants Agencies Applications Agents per year
  7. 7. Challenges in Agile • People not ready to change • Availability of customer • Ever-changing requirements • Adaptive planning • Management challenges • Lack of documentation • Self – discipline • Difficult to implement on large enterprise projects
  8. 8. Project FOCUS – Student Services Online (SSO) Data Conversion Functional Process Integration Go-Live Regression Usability Security Compatibility Performance Disaster Recovery UAT
  9. 9. Project FOCUS – Student Services Online (SSO) Mega Processes Test Cycles Sub Processes UAT Testers Interfaces Process Testers Technical Testers
  10. 10. Project FOCUS – Student Services Online (SSO) Generic Tests - 11 Process Testing - 2344 Interface Testing - 464 Data Conversion - 616 Enhancements - 786 Reports - 51 Compatibility - 15
  11. 11. Integration
  12. 12. Integration Scenario
  13. 13. Integration Bug Identity Management Graduation Ministry of Education ID Cards Positive ID
  14. 14. Integration Bug
  15. 15. Project FOCUS – Student Services Online (SSO) Defects
  16. 16. Information
  17. 17. Information
  18. 18. An in-depth investigationas to how the issues thatarose went undetected iswell underway, and we aretreating this with utmostimportance.
  19. 19. Test Tools
  20. 20. Infrastructure the cloud Test Lab – in
  21. 21. Graduate Tester Tester Test Test Analyst Engineer Senior Test Senior TA Lead TE Usability Test Test Security Expert Manager Architect ArchitectTest Consultant CIO
  22. 22. Questions
  23. 23. Secrets of Software Testing Farid Vaswani University of Auckland Blog: http://geek4eva.com/ Twitter: @FVaswani 23 August 2011

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