Software Testing with Visual Studio 2012 (exam 70-497) Jump Start

Improve how your team manages test coverage to better mitigate issues throughout your organization’s development process. You can leverage the tools built into Visual Studio 2012 to track back work items and test cases to business goals and measurable requirements to make testing a valuable part of your application lifecycle management (ALM). Please join Steven Borg, Co-founder/Strategist at Northwest Cadence, and Anthony Borton, Lead ALM Consultant for Enhance ALM Pty Ltd for a fast-paced Jump Start tailored for seasoned testers and developers looking to put these skills to use right away. This course follows the criteria for exam 70-497 and will provide accelerated preparation for this important exam in the MCSD: ALM track.

Some of the major topics covered include:


  • Create and Configure Test Plans
            - Create Test Plan Properties 
            - Define and Configure Test Settings 
            - Create and Configure Test Suites
  • Manage Test Cases:
            - Create Test Cases and Steps
            - Define Parameters
            - Manage Shared Steps and Requirements
  • Manage Test Execution:
            - Run and Analyze Recommended Tests
            - Perform Exploratory Testing and Analysis
            - Manage Bugs and Work Items
Instructor Team
Anthony Borton | ALM MVP & Scrum Trainer | @AnthonyBorton
Anthony Borton is an ALM trainer and consultant for Enhance ALM, an Australian based company specializing in helping organizations successfully adopt ALM best practices. He is a Microsoft MVP for Visual Studio ALM as well as a Microsoft Certified Trainer. Anthony is an engaging speaker with experience presenting at conferences around the world including Microsoft TechEd in the United States, Europe, Australia and New Zealand. He is the author of eight TFS 2012 training courses and delivers the most comprehensive range of TFS courses in the world today. Anthony was Australia’s first Professional Scrum Developer (.NET) Trainer and has completed over 58 Microsoft certification exams. He was one of the first people in the world to earn the new Microsoft Certified Solution Developer: Application Lifecycle Management certification. You can find out more about his courses at ALM Training.
Steven Borg | Co-Founder and Strategist | @stevenborg
Steven Borg is the Co-Founder and Strategist of Northwest Cadence. Steven has been a Microsoft ALM MVP since product inception in 2005, speaks regularly at Software Development and Visual Studio conferences, and has authored Microsoft courseware and white papers on Team Foundation Server, regulatory compliance in software development, Scrum, and Lean. Steven has helped hundreds of organizations, both large and small, adopt Visual Studio ALM tools, improving their software development process, reducing costs, increasing quality, and speeding delivery dates. His expertise lies in bringing successful lean and agile adoption to companies currently using traditional project management techniques to manage software development projects.
Live Event Details
May 28, 2013
9:00am - 5:00pm (PDT)
What: Delivering Continuous Value with Visual Studio 2012 Testing
Cost: Free
Audience: Developers and Testers
Prerequisites: This session is for the developer and/or tester who creates and monitors bugs, and manages issue mitigation for project requirements.