22 November 2021 - Half day
Requirements Engineering for Testers
Testers use requirements as the basis of test cases, review them for testability, and often participate in general requirements reviews or inspections. Unfortunately, many testers have little knowledge or skills in requirements engineering. What level of quality and detail is realistic to expect in requirements documents? What does testability really mean? How can testers help improve requirements? These questions and more will be answered while helping the attendee to develop skills in requirements engineering.
22 November 2021 - ALL DAY
organisation security awareness
Many organisations, both big and small, have limited security awareness. Sure, they have an IT Team that manages the group policies and firewalls. They might have RFID cards to scan into office doors. They might even have a security guard at the front of the building. And yet, they are still not secure. Too much emphasis is placed on “specialised security” without addressing the weakest link in any security system. Fixed, ponderous security has become the sequential development methodology – let’s make it more Agile!
22 November 2021 - Half Day
Surviving Ethical challenges in tech
Software now pervades almost every aspect of people’s lives. That makes it easy to take its impacts for granted, especially among those immersed in developing it. Yet we know that some systems can do major harm when they fail—and sometimes even when they work “correctly”.
Because there is so much money involved, the chances are high that you as a software practitioner could be asked to do something in your work that conflicts with your values. Perhaps it has happened to you already.
How can you push back without jeopardizing your job or your career?