Phil McNeely and Carl Shaulis from HomeAway have graciously agreed to give us a preview of their presentation that they will be giving at this years CAST Conference put on by The Association for Software Testing. Come join us!

A continuing trend in software development is the move to outsourced developers and in our case specifically, testers. Usually this is done for cost measures and has little to do with the effectiveness or quality of the testers employed. Many of these test organizations have a set strategy they use for testing. Their testing paradigm attempts to account for the lack of timely communication and physical proximity by utilizing a “more is better” philosophy with little thought put into testing in a risk-based or context driven approach.

Phil McNeely and Carl Shaulis will share a journey on how HomeAway attempted to move three outsource partners from traditional testing paradigm to the Context-Driven School of software testing.

This track will present actions taken to educate these partners, the challenges that were
presented, the tooling that was leveraged, and the final outcomes.

How many outsource partners do you think were successful in making this transition?

Speaker: Phil McNeely and Carl Shaulis

Date/Time: 7/29/15 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Venue: Planview, 8300 N Mopac Expy, Austin, TX 78759

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