The Truth! – The Importance of Good Test Data Management

Testing software is hard. Not having an effective test data management strategy makes it even harder. For too often QA is left guessing whether the data they are seeing in their testing environment is correct. This can lead to QA failing tests that should pass or even worse, missing obvious data related issues.

In this session we will discuss test data management strategies. First, we will talk about what a test data management strategy is. Than we will outlining some common strategies. Later on, we will explore these strategies and where they make sense. Finally, we will talk about limitations and why test data management can only take you so far.

Session Takeaways:

  • Why test data management is so critically important.
  • Some of the most common test data management strategies.
  • The limits of test data management.
  • Useful tools that can help manage your test data.

Automation Strategy
Location: Harbour A Date: April 4, 2019 Time: 11:30 am - 12:30 pm Troy Walsh