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Documenting for Testing

  • Jan 28, 2014 · 6:00 PM

Topic: Documenting for Testing

Welcome to 2014!  For our first meeting of the year we will be talking about Documenting for Testing. 

I found this topic from the Indianapolis Workshops on Software Testing meetup, passed the idea to a few others, and we thought it looked pretty good to start the new year with.  "For many testers, a big part of their work is effective and efficient documentation. Even for testers who don't have compliance requirements to adhere to, often there are personal testing notes, coverage documentation, defects, and release communications that require our attention. We think it would be interesting to hear and see different ways that testers document their testing. The more examples and specific tools/techniques people can bring to the table, the better."

Things to think about:

- What purposes does your documentation serve?  Who benefits from your documentation?  Who is your audience?  Are there templates or examples you can share with the group?

This meeting is for: 
- Seasoned QA & Testing Professionals 
- New testers starting out 
- Those interested in starting a career in testing 
- Anyone interested in learning more about Testing

Time & Location: 
6565 Kilgour Place, Dublin OH 43017 
6:00-8:00 p.m. - January 28, 2014

- Take I-270 to Exit 17A (US 33 East/161 East) 
- Exit 17A will turn into Dublin Granville Rd. 
- Turn left on to Post Road (1st intersection you come to) 
- Veer immediately right onto Frantz Rd./Kilgour Place.  You will see a sign for OCLC 
- Drive into the campus.  You will see three buildings.  At the stop sign, turn left and follow signs for the Kilgour building.  Visitor parking is out front. 
- Please come into the visitor entrance of the Kilgour building (by the lake) and let the receptionist know you are here for the meetup.

Be sure to tell your friends and co-workers about this meeting.

Don't forget to RSVP! 

I look forward to seeing you there.

- Matt Hutchison

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  • Shaminder R.

    Great to back in the groove, love hearing everyone's testing strategies around documentation. Sounds like the next meeting should be "Please read my document."

    1 · January 29, 2014

  • Cyndi V.

    this was my first Meetup and I really enjoyed the open discussion and format of the meeting. It was great hearing ideas on how others are documenting testing.

    January 29, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    It was great to meet everyone tonight! I certainly learned some new things and received some good advice. I look forward to the next Meetup!

    January 29, 2014

  • Damian S.

    Great to see so many new faces.

    January 28, 2014

  • Jeff D.

    Won't be able to make it tonight. Was looking forward to sharing experiences with Template tests and BPT tests in Quality Center. Looking forward to future meetups!

    January 28, 2014

  • Matt H.

    I am planning to still have the meetup on Tuesday evening despite the COLD weather forecast. Use your best judgement if you want to attend. If anyone wants to share templates of test documents with the group, you may send them to me in advance to [masked]. I will also have a projector available if you would like to use your own laptop instead. Also, some were wondering if it is o.k. to bring their dinner or food to the event? It's fine as long as we clean up after ourselves.

    January 27, 2014

  • Matt H.

    I just wanted to make sure folks were on their toes as we entered a new year :)

    January 6, 2014

  • Linda C.

    True testers - attention to detail! :)

    December 29, 2013

  • Melissa H.

    Me too - wonder if we are testing a flux capacitor?

    December 29, 2013

  • Shaminder R.

    Very excited to go back in time for this 2004 meetup! :0)

    1 · December 29, 2013

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