Isabel Evans

Isabel Evans
University of Malta · Department of Computer Information Systems

BSc Computer Science


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Isabel Evans is a part-time PhD student at the Department of Computer Information Systems, University of Malta. Isabel does research in human factors for Software Testing, as part of the 'HCITest' project. Her current research project is to examine human factors around test tools and the automation of testing, in particular, the UX of test tools for testers. Isabel is also a consultant, practitioner and speaker/teacher on software testing, software quality, and organisational excellence at conferences and meet-ups world-wide. website: linked in profile: blog 1: blog 2:


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Workshop session run at Malta Software Testers MeetUp on 21Feb2018, covering human factors around the successful implementation of test automation. Including attitudes to change, reasons to fear/block automation, expectation management.
SYNOPSIS This chapter describes techniques to improve the interactions between people during agile projects. The quality of communication is vital for agile projects; agile methods rely on close and collaborative working, so the relationships between team members strongly affect success. Agile methods emphasize people but they do include process; t...
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In compiling this glossary the working party has sought the views and comments of as broad a spectrum of opinion as possible in industry, commerce and government bodies and organizations, with the aim of producing an international testing standard which would gain acceptance in as wide a field as possible. Total agreement will rarely, if ever, be a...


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This project seeks to understand the role of human factors in the software testing profession. We are interested in exploring the possibility of on shedding light on, and possibly addressing, common problems in the field using HCI Techniques.