ACS Special Interest Group Meetings

ACS Special Interest Groups

The ACS Software Testing Special Interest group provides a regular forum for software testing professionals to network and share experiences.

Meetings are held in:

  • Brisbane
  • Canberra
  • Melbourne
  • Sydney


Previous Topics Have Included:

Date Topic Presentation Available
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March 2013 The Road to Independence, an Expedition of Introducing a Consolidated Independent Test & QA Team

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August 2012

The importance of embedding Testing Requirements in Software Vendor Contracts - Some lessons learnt

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February 2012

What do you know, Developers can test! - ACT SIG


February 2012

Driving Quality through Continuous Reporting: NAB Wholesale's Technology 'Leading Indicators' Dashboard - VIC SIG


February 2012 Where have all the manual testers gone? - NSW SIG

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February 2012 Performance Testing and the Cloud - QLD SIG

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November 2011

"Success with our first Agile BDD Project" A Test Manager's Perspective


October 2011 Branch Forum


September 2011
  • Testing and the Cloud
  • The carrot of the whip: What motivates testers
August 2011

Early Bird Experiences of Testing Cloud Based Applications

June 2011 The Challenges and Accomplishments of IT Capacity  
May 2011 Tester Meet Developer - Can We Get Along Better?  
Mar 2011 The Carrot or the Whip: What Motivates Testers?, Dr Tafline Murnane

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Feb 2011 Software Testing: The Career of Choice  
Nov 2010
Implementation of ISO 29119 Test Management Standard, Mark Platt
ISO 29119, The New Software Testing Standard, Dr Tafline Murnane
(Joint Presentation)

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Nov 2010
Microsoft focuses on the Software Testing community  
Oct 2010
Test Automation - Experiences from the Front Line  
Oct 2010
Careers in Software Testing  
Sep 2010
Future Trends in Software Engineering  
Aug 2010
Test Automation at IP Australia

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Aug 2010
Automation level below 25% even after 30 years of software testing.
Why? Do we need a different approach?
Aug 2010
GUI Test Automation Tools in the Year 2010

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May 2010 Find Defects Early - Interactive Workshop Download Presentation
May 2010 Eliciting Valid Requirements for Quality Business Outcomes, Tim Coventry

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Feb 2010 If We Don't Check Are You Sure They'll Do a Bad Job? Scott Asmus Download Presentation
Feb 2010 The Power of a Picture, Andrew Hammond

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Feb 2010 Test Management, Krishna Oruganti

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Feb 2010 Taking the Panic Out of Test Management, Sharon Hilton

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Dec 2009 Record and Not Playback
Nov 2009 Risk-Based Testing - Practical Experience Download Presentation
Nov 2009 Outsourcing Automation Framework Development  
Oct 2009 Performance Testing
Sep 2009 Experiences in Agile Testing
Aug 2009 Razor-Driven Testing - Getting to the Core of Software Testing, Colin Cherry
Aug 2009 The Professional Tester - Have You Got What it Takes? Panel Discussion

Aug 2009 The Changing Faces of Testing, Anne Hazell

Aug 2009 System Design for Safe and Economical Health Care, Jonathan Jacky

Jun 2009 Justifying the Investment in Testing Through Metrics, Todd Pasley

Jun 2009 Critical Challenges Workshop for Today's Test Professional, John D'Alton
Feb 2009 Selling Testing to the Business, Dr Kelvin Ross Download Presentation
Jul 2008 Testing Trends and Developments, Todd Pasley Download Presentation