Presentation on theme: "Steven Borg | Co-founder & Strategist, Northwest Cadence Anthony Borton | ALM Consultant, Enhance ALM."— Presentation transcript:
Steven Borg | Co-founder & Strategist, Northwest Cadence Anthony Borton | ALM Consultant, Enhance ALM
Meet Steven Borg | @stevenborg@stevenborg Co-founder & Strategist, Northwest Cadence –Specialize in helping organizations adopt lean-agile –Prefer TFS 2012 as my end-to-end ALM tool of choice Background –Microsoft ALM MVP since 2005 –Written Kanban and Scrum courseware –Implemented Kanban and Scrum world-wide –Many years as a Microsoft Certified Trainer
Meet Anthony Borton | @anthonyborton@anthonyborton ALM Consultant, Enhance ALM –Specialize in helping organizations adopt TFS –Full TFS 2010 & 2012 courses at www.alm-training.comwww.alm-training.com Background –MCT (since ’96), MCP (since ’93) –Completed 58 Microsoft exams (incl. 001) –Australia’s first Professional Scrum Developer trainer
Course Topics 1.Introduction 2.Exam overview 3.Create and configure test plans 4.Manage test cases 5.Manage test execution 6.Wrap up
Setting Expectations Target Audience –Software Testers (and Developers) –IT Professionals studying to take the 70-497 exam Suggested Prerequisites/Supporting Material –Familiarity with managing tests, creating bugs, and controlling test coverage, and a strong understanding modern testing practices and implementing testing practices using Microsoft technologies –Free Book: Testing for Continuous Delivery with Visual Studio 2012 http://tinyurl.com/TestingCD
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Audience Profile Candidates for this exam are software testers. They manage the process of running tests, creating and monitoring bugs, and managing and mitigating issues that a software organization has in controlling test coverage for project requirements. The qualified candidate typically has: –a strong understanding of the software testing role. –a strong understanding of modern testing practices. –the ability to implement testing practices by using Microsoft technologies.
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