STARCANADA 2018 Concurrent Session : How AI Is Transforming Software Testing

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

How AI Is Transforming Software Testing

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Artificial Intelligence (AI) and machine learning concepts are rapidly being integrated into IT systems. Companies like Apple, Tesla, Google, Amazon, and Facebook have started investing more in AI to solve different technological problems in the areas of health care, autonomous cars, search engines, predictive modeling, and much more. Applying AI is real, it’s coming fast, and it’s going to affect every business, no matter how big or small. So, how do we as testers adapt to this change and embrace AI? Where should we start? And once we get to the era of wanting to automate everything, how is AI going to influence the way we do test design and automation? Join Raj Subramanian as he shares the basics of AI, the key ways software testing can benefit from AI, and the challenges involved in implementing AI-based solutions. If you’re ready to start embracing this new world and learning the basics of AI and how it can affect testing, then this session is for you.

Raj Subramanian

Raj Subramanian is a former developer who moved to testing to focus on his passion. Raj currently works as a Developer Evangelist for, that provides stable self-healing AI based test automation to enterprises such as Netapp, Swisscom,Wix and Autodesk. He also provides mobile training and consulting for different clients. He actively contributes to the testing community by speaking at conferences, writing articles, blogging, making videos on his youtube channel and being directly involved in various testing-related activities. He currently resides in Chicago and can be reached at [email protected] and on twitter at @epsilon11. He actively blogs on and his website His videos on testing, leadership and productivity can be found here –