11:40 - 12:25 Uhr

Software Testing Tutorial

Salon 5 - 6

Sammy Kolluru
imbus Canada Corporation

Risk-Based Testing: How to Evaluate and Calculate Risks - Part 2

"Risk-Based Testing: How to Evaluate and Calculate Risks" tutorial will present a comprehensive exploration of the critical practice of Risk-Based Testing (RBT) in the context of software testing. In the ever-evolving landscape of software development, where agility and efficiency are paramount, the ability to strategically identify, assess, and prioritize risks associated with testing activities has become indispensable. This tutorial elucidates the underlying principles of Risk-Based Testing and provides a practical guide to effectively evaluating and quantifying risks within the testing process.

The tutorial introduces readers to the significance of Risk-Based Testing as a proactive approach to testing, emphasizing its role in enhancing product quality, reducing defects, and optimizing resource allocation. It outlines the key objectives of Risk-Based Testing, including risk mitigation and value-driven testing, and highlights the need for a structured methodology to systematically analyze and manage risks.

By delving into the principles and techniques of risk assessment, this tutorial will equips the audience with the tools to identify potential risks that could impact testing outcomes. It elucidates strategies for calculating risk levels, considering factors such as impact, likelihood, and criticality. Practical examples and case studies showcase the application of these concepts in real-world scenarios, demonstrating how risk calculations guide testing efforts towards areas of maximum impact.

Risk-Based Testing stands as a crucial strategy in software testing, addressing two main objectives:

  1. Mitigating identified risks, primarily those related to the product, through effective testing.
  2. Ensuring that testing generates optimal value by concentrating testing efforts on the portions of the product under scrutiny that present the highest risks.

Risk-Based Testing forms a key facet of Risk Management, particularly focused on mitigating product risks.

As software development continues to navigate complex challenges, "Risk-Based Testing: How to Evaluate and Calculate Risks" empowers practitioners, testers, and stakeholders with an insightful roadmap to navigate uncertainties, optimize testing strategies, and elevate software quality through informed risk-based decision-making.

Sammy Kolluru, imbus Canada Corporation

Sammy Kolluru brings over fifteen years of rich experience in Software Testing and Quality Assurance with proven track record of leadership and commitment to delivering high quality software with his unique perspective; effectiveness, efficiency, measurement, visibility.

Sammy is the Managing Director of imbus Canada Corporation which specializes in the software quality assurance and testing. He is the founding member and the current Board of Director of the TMMi America chapter. Sammy had also served as the Board of Director at the Canadian Software Testing Board, and was a member of the Agile Working Group Committee at the International Software Testing and Qualifications Board (ISTQB).

Sammy’s education credentials includes Bachelor of Engineering and a Post Graduate Diploma in the Business Management. He also holds number of certifications, including ISTQB, TMMi, Oracle, and Scrum Master.

In the past, Sammy had worked on various domains including Software-as-a Service, FinTech, and MarTech. He had provided his expertise to various organizations, including DELL, SiTEL, Eloqua, Woodbridge, Oracle, Royal Bank of Canada.