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Tuesday, November 8 • 9:15am - 10:00am
Making Test Reports Suck Less
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Typical test reports are horrible. They rely on useless, or even harmful, metrics, pretty charts and do not provide the information needed for stakeholders to make decisions. In this keynote, Cindy will share what should be in good test reports. This will be an active hands-on session where the participants will actually test something and generate an effective test report. 

You will learn about generating a test report. A test report that allows your stakeholders to immediately know about the status of the system, including the areas that were tested well, tested lightly or not tested at all. A test report that does not rely upon those pretty charts – and, preferably, does not even contain them.  Cindy will explain why the charts and metrics are not just unhelpful but also potentially dangerous to include in your reports. She will share her extensive experience in changing the expectations of the stakeholders to no longer want the charts but instead to be expecting a report that contains a contextual actionable story about the value of the testing. 

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Cindy Lawless

Cindy Lawless is a Senior Manager of Test Engineering at DNSFilter in Washington, D.C. and has been testing enterprise level solutions for over 15 years.  She has led testing efforts from the trenches with applications focusing on Identity & Access Management (EmpowerID) and SaaS... Read More →

Tuesday November 8, 2022 9:15am - 10:00am PST
Ovation Ballroom - 2ND FL. Kimpton Hotel Palomar San Diego 1047 Fifth Avenue San Diego, California 92101