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Better Software West 2017 - Industry Technical Presentations

Get solutions to your top testing & QA challenges by attending the Industry Technical Presentations (ITPs). Offered alongside the concurrent sessions in 1-hour time slots, these presentations give you the opportunity to learn first-hand how solution providers have implemented their products and services in the real world. These solution providers are often on the leading edge of new technologies, tools, and practices and offer conference attendees a window into their future.

Industry Technical Presentations with full descriptions will be added to the conference site about 3-4 weeks before the live event.

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Wednesday, June 7

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Overcome Agile Performance Challenges & Scale to Meet Increasing User Demands

Wednesday, June 7, 2017 - 11:30am to 12:30pm

Say goodbye to release day panic with insight into:

  • The 3 performance tests every Agile company should be running
  • An introduction to the theory behind load testing your applications
  • What load curves look like & how to evaluate them
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Achieving DevOps Success: Enabling Continuous Delivery Goals through Application Integration

Wednesday, June 7, 2017 - 11:30am to 12:30pm

Culture, process, methods and tools – these are the key elements to DevOps transformation success. By employing a robust and dependable application integration platform, learn how the seamless connection of all these elements in conjunction with continuous delivery best practices enables continuous delivery goals of DevOps.

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The DevOps Gap: Data as Code

Wednesday, June 7, 2017 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
  • What is the Data Gap and what role does infrastructure and applications play?
  • How do companies such as Stub Hub and Wal-Mart apply the concept of "data as code" to their data management practices?
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Getting Started with Service Virtualization

Wednesday, June 7, 2017 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
  • We’ll explore what the boundaries of service virtualization are – what you can virtualize and what you cannot, what’s the best way to approach the problem, and who should be involved. We’ll even look at the many free solutions, from open-source to community editions.
  • We’ll explore what the basic needs are, what you can’t do with free, how to craft a successful deployment strategy that will last, and how to scale your work from just a few people on a single team to a full enterprise.

Accessibility Testing: Taming the Beast

Wednesday, June 7, 2017 - 2:45pm to 3:45pm
  • An overview of common accessibility testing concerns and challenges
  • Best practices and methodologies for integrating accessibility into functional processess
  • An in-depth look at tools that can help drive automation up and costs down
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Shifting Left – Evolution of Automation

Wednesday, June 7, 2017 - 2:45pm to 3:45pm
  • Attendees will learn growing changes in Automation and Continuous Integration
  • Audience will learn how Open Source tools can be used and how to integrate with your Software Development and Business Needs
  • Session will demonstrate what new requirements are for Test Engineer skills within CI automation

Thursday, June 8

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Setting the Foundation: Building a Continuous Delivery Strategy

Thursday, June 8, 2017 - 10:00am to 11:00am
  • How agile app development and automated testing enable continuous delivery
  • Key strategies for incorporating manual and automated testing
  • 5 steps to launch continuous delivery in your mobile testing lab

Project Forecasting: Hazy Planning Clears Up with Portfolio for JIRA

Thursday, June 8, 2017 - 10:00am to 11:00am
  • The State of PM - Challenges in aligning traditional PM with agile product teams
  • Accurate forecasting - Leveraging Portfolio for JIRA to align business goals across product releases
  • Reporting to decisions - Generating accurate data on which to make major business decisions

Fix Fast, Go Fast, Shift Left, Shift Right: Perfecting the DevOp Quality Process

Thursday, June 8, 2017 - 11:30am to 12:30pm

In this session, you’ll learn:

  • How to formulate a strategic approach to testing across the entire DevOps flow.
  • Ability to define the checkpoints between phases in the process.
  • Tips and techniques to mature and improve the DevOps process.
  • Best practices: how to automate the DevOps process.
  • List of helpful tools and methods.
  • Examples of successful and unsuccessful implementation.