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AST Board Meeting Recap

On November 13, 2016, in Events, General, News, Newsletter, by eproegler
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On October 15/16, the 2017 AST Board was sat, and their first full board meeting occurred. Robert Sabourin and Anna Royzman are the new board members this term. In this post, I wanted to talk about some of the subjects and themes that were touched on during the meeting, with some background for context. I also […]

AST Members’ Slack

On November 13, 2016, in #engagedmembership, General, News, Newsletter, by eproegler
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We recently thought: How about making it really easy for our members to communicate to each other and exchange ideas on testing? That’s why we opened an AST Member Slack instance for you to join. You will encounter many like-minded people who are eager to share their stories, chat about past events, and cheer on […]

Support Academic Research in Software Testing via Online Survey

On November 13, 2016, in #engagedmembership, News, Newsletter, by eproegler
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Student Member Emmanuel Ayaburi is surveying testers on information sharing for doctoral research. Emmanuel’s request is below.  Do you have 15-20 minutes you could contribute?   I am writing to you to request the participation of members of the Association for Software Testing in a brief survey. The responses of members to this survey will help us evaluate […]

AST Member Slack Now Open

On November 6, 2016, in #engagedmembership, News, Newsletter, by eproegler
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We recently thought: How about making it really easy for our members to communicate to each other and exchange ideas on testing? That’s why we opened an AST Member Slack for you to join. You will encounter many like-minded people who are eager to share their stories, chat about past events, and cheer on future […]

2016 AST Board of Directors Election Results

On October 2, 2016, in News, by eproegler
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Every year around the CAST conference the Association for Software Testing holds its election of the board of directors. In order to maintain continuity, every year out of the 7 board members alternatingly four, respectively three, are up for election. 2016 had four open slots. We invited our membership to nominate candidates and we were […]

This is not goodbye

On October 1, 2016, in Articles, General, News, Newsletter, by erikdavis
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Well that isn’t what I expected to happen… If you were paying attention to the AST board of directors election which took place during CAST 2016 in Vancouver, you likely noticed I was not re-elected to the board. Even though I am no longer on the board, as of this October, this is not a […]

CAST 2016 Recap

On October 1, 2016, in Articles, CAST 2016, News, Newsletter, by eproegler
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CAST 2016 by the numbers: 3 days 5 Tutorials 3 Keynote Speakers, 2 posted online 1 pre-conference TestRetreat 3 Lean Coffees 1 beer tour 10 Lightning talks 23 Track Sessions, 7 posted on our YouTube Channel 3 CAST live interviews An unknown number of games on game night Countless Twitter posts and an immeasurable amount […]

TestRetreatYVR

On August 7, 2016, in News, by Claire Moss
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Experience and experiments   TestRetreat is an open space event. That means it is a conference where the attendees build the schedule themselves and sessions are more likely to be group problem-solving, starting with a question more than an answer.   About a third of the attendees were not just new to TestRetreat, but new […]

Virtual Open Season via webCAST Tweet Printer

On August 5, 2016, in CAST 2016, News, by Claire Moss
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For those who have not made the journey to CAST this year, you can still participate from home! For the fourth year, the CAST tweet printer brings your questions and concerns into the room for our webCAST speakers to answer live. Our webCAST staff will stand in for you during Open Season to bring your […]

CAST Live 2016

On July 27, 2016, in CAST 2016, News, by Claire Moss
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In the evenings, CAST continues online through informal conversations with presenters, attendees, and conference staff live streamed as CAST Live. Relax at home or at work as we bring CAST to you live each day of the conference.   Past years have included interviews with keynoters and session speakers. Each night, the hosts recap that […]

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