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Wednesday, April 26 • 4:00pm - 5:00pm
105: Basics of QA and Testing for IBM i Professionals

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Quality Assurance in software development is known to be an important factor for IT teams and goals. Regardless if testing is done by developers or testers it is crucial. We will talk about concepts and practices defined as the foundation of testing by ISTQB methodology. This will covering topics such as defects and ramifications, how testing is part of the larger quality assurance model, the definitions of error, defect, fault, and failure. We will discuss the difference between debugging and testing, the objectives of testing, and how testing changes at different parts of development and in different development lifecycles.

Learning Objectives:
Describe how a defect in software can cause harm to a company. Distinguish between the cause of a defect and its effects. Give reasons why testing is necessary by giving examples. Describe why testing is part of quality assurance with examples of how testing contributes to higher quality. Explain and compare the terms error, defect, fault, failure, and the corresponding terms mistake and bug. Recall the common objectives of testing.

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Yvonne Enselman

Director of Professional Services, iTech Solutions
Yvonne Enselman is the Director of Professional Services for iTech Solutions where she manages the technical team and coordinates customer work. Her background is in Quality Assurance and she is certified at the advanced level. She enjoys all aspects of software testing and implementing... Read More →

Wednesday April 26, 2023 4:00pm - 5:00pm MDT
Plaza Court 5
  Program Testing
  • Session Level All
  • Award SILVER
  • Audience Testers interested in the ISTQB methods and doctrine. Developers who want to test more efficiently and work with QA/Testers more effectively.