Simplicity Can Help You Test Complex Software Better

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Harry Robinson, Microsoft

It is natural to suppose that complex software requires complex tests, but the answer may lie in the opposite direction. Instead of trying to be clever in your test design, just let scrillions of simple tests find bugs faster and cheaper than you thought possible. Think simple to start doing some great testing.

Harry Robinson is a Principal Software Design Engineer in Test (SDET) for Microsoft’s Internet of Things team. He has over twenty years of software development and testing experience at AT&T Bell Labs, Hewlett-Packard, Microsoft, and Google. He currently works with Internet of Things teams on developing effective test strategies across the product.

While at Bell Labs, Harry created a model-based test generation system that won the 1995 AT&T Award for Outstanding Achievement in the Area of Quality. At Microsoft, he pioneered the model-based test generation technology, which won the Microsoft Best Practice Award. Harry holds two patents for software test automation methods, maintains the site and speaks and writes frequently on software testing and automation issues.

Uhrzeit: 1. Juli, 18:55 - 19:00

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