Presentations

You can find videos of past presentations and interviews on YouTube, see: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLuCpdH5spDxlRozQJj48WHcxsxpgmR4h8

2015

EuroStar: Mobile Deep Dive 2015
November 2015
Maastricht, The Netherlands

CAST 2015
Keynote: Moving Testing Forward
Recorded and posted on YouTube
August 2015
Grand Rapids, MI

TestBash 2015
Presentation: The Art of Asking Questions
March 2015
Brighton, UK
Recording available – registration is required but free.
Register here
Listen & watch here

.NET Rocks!
An Interview
Mobile Testing Strategies with Karen Johnson
March 2015

2014

Tester Love Developer
A Venn Diagram of UX & Software Testing (recording on Vimeo)
Oredev 2014 Conference, conference theme: Man Love Machine
Malmo, Sweden
November 2014

Let’s pair UX & Testing (on YouTube)
Foo Cafe in Malmo Sweden
November 2014

Workshop: Thinking Skills
EuroStar Conference
Dublin, Ireland
November 2014

Opening keynote: Explaining Testing
QA Summit for Digital Marketing
Chicago, IL
October 2014
On Slideshare

Invited Speaker: Bridging to Offshore Testers
Workshop: Thinking Skills: Bridging Skills from Theory to Practical Use
PNSQC conference
Portland, Oregon
October 2014

Webinar: Managing Outsourcing
STP Leadership Summit
September 2014

Workshop: The Art & Science of Thinking Skills
CAST 2014 conference
New York, New York
August 2014

Presentation: Managing Your Offshore Testing Team
Chicago Quality Assurance Association – CQAA
Chicago, Illinois
June 2014

EuroStar Conference
Webinar: The Art of Asking Questions
online event, recording available here
The slides on Slideshare:here
May 2014


Webinar: Managing Outsourcing

2013

Building a Thinking Portfolio (keynote)
Building a Thinking Portfolio (workshop)
TestNet
October 2013
Amsterdam, the Netherlands

Build Your Mobile Testing Expertise (tutorial)
Discovering New Test Ideas: Getting that Burst of Creativity (tutorial)
Build Your Personal Portfolio of Thinking Skills (presentation)
StarWest
September/October 2013
Anaheim, CA

Mobile: New Testing Techniques for our One Hand, One Eye Users (keynote)
Test Istanbul
May 2013
Istanbul, Turkey

Build Your Mobile Testing Knowledge (tutorial)
Creative Techniques for Discovering Test Ideas (tutorial)
StarEast
April/May 2013
Orlando, FL

Build Your Mobile Testing Knowledge (tutorial)
Creative Techniques for Discovering Test Ideas (tutorial)
Quest Conference
April 2013
Chicago, IL

2012

The Discipline Aspect of Software Testing (keynote)
Software Testing Heuristics and Mnemonics (presentation)
STP Conference
Miami, FL
October 2012

Strengthening Your SQL Skills (tutorial)
Brainstorming Exercises to Discover New Testing Ideas (tutorial)
Lightning Keynote (available on Virtual conference, see website)
Testing in a Data Warehouse (presentation)
WREST Workshop
StarWest Conference
Anaheim, CA
October 2012

Practical Regulatory Compliant Software Testing (webinar)
Regulated Software Testing
sponsored by Polarion Software
recorded August 2012

An Interview by Michael Raveling and Emily Shebesta
Podcast Episode 36: An Interview Karen N. Johnson
recorded August 2012, also available in the iTunes store

Testing Mobile Apps & Mobile Websites (tutorial)
Brainstorming for Testers (workshop)
CAST Conference
San Jose, CA
July 2012

Mobile Testing: A Look at What Makes the Mobile Environment Different (webinar)
STP Summit
June 2012

Testing in a Data Warehouse (presentation)
Building a New Software Testing Practice (discussion forum)
QUEST
Chicago, IL
May 2012

Testing in the Mobile Environment (presentation)
WREST, regulated software testing (workshop)
StarEast
Orlando, FL
April 2012

Motivating & Managing Distributed Testers (webinar)
STP Summit
April 2012

Why it matters what I’m called: Quality Analyst or Software Tester (keynote)
Mobile Testing (tutorial)
Belgium Testing Days (BTD)
Brussels, Belgium
March 2012

Testing Mobile Apps & Mobile Websites (tutorial)
Working on a Virtual Team (presentation)
Testing on a Data Warehouse Project (presentation)
TISQA Conference
Raleigh,NC
February 2012

Mobile Testing (presentation)
NOSQAA
Cleveland, OH
February 2012

2011

The Discipline Aspect of Software Testing (presentation)
Data Testing on a Business Intelligence/Data Warehouse Project (presentation)
Mobile Testing (tutorial)
STPCon 2011
Dallas, TX
October 2011

Working on a Virtual Team (keynote)
Test Strategy (workshop)
STANZ
Wellington New Zealand & Melbourne Australia
August 2011

Working on a Virtual Team (presentation)
Testing Mobile Apps & Mobile Websites (tutorial)
CAST
Seattle, WA
August 2011

The Strategy Part of a Test Strategy (presentation)
Functional Mobile Testing (presentation)
STPCon 2011
Nashville, TN
March 2011

2010
Test Strategy (tutorial)
STPCon 2010
Las Vegas, NV
October 2010

Reporting Skills & Software Testing (presentation)
What software testers can learn from journalism
The conference paper and the slides.
CAST 2010
Grand Rapids, Michigan
August 2010

Reporting Skills & Software Testing (presentation)
What software testers can learn from journalism
CQAA
Chicago, IL
June 2010

2009
Test Pairing (tutorial)
GLSEC
Grand Rapids, Michigan
November 2009

Building Alliances (invited speaker)
PNSQC
Portland, Oregon
October 2009
The talk was recorded and includes the audio, the video shows the slides from the talk. The recording can be downloaded and played through iTunes.

Reporting Product Status in a More Meaningful Way Using Storytelling Techniques (keynote)
Test Pairing (workshop)
Test Strategy (tutorial)
STANZ
Sydney, Australia and Wellington, New Zealand
August 2009

How to build a testing strategy (presentation)
QUEST
Chicago, IL
April 2009

SQL Database Fundamentals (tutorial)
StarEast
Orlando, FL
May 2009

2008
Storytelling Techniques (keynote)
ExpoQA
Madrid, Spain
November 2008

Storytelling Techniques (presentation)
Oredev
Malmo, Sweden
November 2008

How to build a testing strategy (presentation)
Storytelling Techniques (presentation)
PNSQC
Portland, OR
October 2008

How to Build a Testing Strategy (presentation)
Software Test & Performance Conference
Boston, MA
September 2008

Charting Performance Results, Part 1: Graphical Analysis (presentation)
Charting Performance Results, Part 2: Storytelling Techniques (presentation)
Building a Software Testing Strategy
Software Test & Performance Conference
San Mateo, CA
April 2008

2007
Learning How to Tell the Story Behind Your Test Results (presentation)
Chicago Quality Assurance Association (CQAA)
September 2007

A Deep Dive Into Performance Test Data Analysis (presentation)
Software Test and Performance Conference
October 2007

Performance Testing, How to Compile, Analyze and Present Results
Presented in conjunction with mock performance timings, a worksheet designed exclusively for the teaching and discussion of performance testing.
Presented at PNSQC 2006, IQAA 2006, and NOSQAA 2007

2006
Working through Language, Time and Cultural Differences
Presented at Indianapolis Quality Assurance Association, IQAA 2006 and CAST 2006

Performance Testing: How to Compile, Analyze, and Report Results (presentation)
PNSQC, Portland, OR
October 2006

2002
Risk Analysis for Web Testing (presentation)
StarEast 2002

2001

Mining the Gold from Your Web Server Logs (presentation)
StarEast 2001

Testing an eCommerce Shopping Cart Site (presentation)
StarWest 2001