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STARCANADA 2018 - 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, October 17

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Testing Together: Get Your Software Team on the Same Page

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 - 10:15am to 11:15am

This talk will focus on the risks of separate Agile and testing teams, (illustrated by one team for instance using Jira, and another recording test cases and defects in ALM).

Whilst synchronization can work across teams, problems can emerge if test cases act as requirements but are not transparent to product owners or developers. Test cases can also become the de-facto “definition of done”, meaning sprints can run into challenges achieving their velocity.

Topics to be covered include:

- Requirement/Code/Test/Defect traceability
- Reusable test cases

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Testing at Loblaw Digital

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 - 11:30am to 12:30pm

This is how Loblaw Digital keep things running smoothly as we grow from a manual first to an automation first organization.

Our mission is continuous testing with a shift-left mentality to provide confidence across the Software Development Lifecycle

it's about delivering compelling multi-channel experiences to help Canadians live life well

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No Agility Without Quality

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm

Growing adherence to the DevOps approach is an asset to Agility and stands out as a logical evolution to an Agile transformation. One of the key factors in the success of this approach is the automation of development processes, hence, testing.
However, if tests are automated, they are often far from the user stories that are yet the target of Sprints to deliver business value. Teams typically support the automation of unit and functional tests but rarely integrated testing. In order to deliver business value quickly, it is necessary to test user stories, thus performing end-to-end...

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Shifting Left: The Evolution of Automation

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm

- Learn about how and why automation has become such a critical component of the QA Lifecycle
- Gain an understanding of the growing changes in Continuous Integration
- Learn how Open Source tools can be used and how to integrate with your software development and business needs
- Learn about the new requirements for Test Engineer skills within CI Automation

Thursday, October 18


How to End the Wait for Test Data

Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 10:15am to 11:15am

Why data represents the most significant bottleneck in the SDLC
Best practices for achieving fast access to secure test data
How industry leaders are leveraging DataOps to accelerate development and testing

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Continuous Testing Made Awesome with Sauce Labs

Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 11:30am to 12:30pm

Join Dominic Lucia, Solution Engineer at Sauce Labs, as he shows how the Sauce Labs platform can help you continuously test your web and mobile applications, ensuring no-fail releases to keep your customers happy and freeing up your teams for more innovative development, all while decreasing the time and money you spend on infrastructure. Dominic will discuss how Continuous Testing can help your team truly achieve modern development workflows, give a complete demo of the Sauce Labs Continuous Testing Cloud, and answer all of your questions about the future of this exciting space...