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Wednesday, October 2, 2013 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Bonus Session

Rethink Software Test Strategy in Rapidly Changing Environments

Applying Shift-left QA strategy with a focus on service virtualization, early automation, and continuous integration. In a recent survey to 300+ organizations, 97% of senior IT Executives said they are increasing investments on early testing, and 63% of IT managers reported that a lack of collaboration between QA and development has increased their project risks. QA strategies need to address a multitude of complexities including Shift-left QA Process, continuous integration, service oriented multi-tier architecture, and adoption of automation at all levels of the Software Testing Life Cycle.

Key takeaways from this session include:

  • Learn newer software testing practices and methodologies focused on Shift-left QA strategy
  • Newer technologies such as service virtualization, SOA, early automation and data
  • Best practices around service virtualization, SOA
  • Real-time case studies with challenges described
  • Tools available and their tips and tricks

Pradeep Kumar Govindasamy is a Technology Executive with 14 years of experience in leading complex Testing Strategy, Mobile Testing, Automation Testing and Test data Management. Pradeep possesses unique expertise in Techno project management and has established multiple solution centers around emerging technologies such as Mobility, SOA, test data management, Cloud and automation.

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Gowri Selka, Walgreen Co

Gowri Selka, is a Senior Director of Quality Assurance & Engineering in the Pharmacy, Health & Wellness division in Walgreens. Her experience includes setting up a scalable, innovative best in class TCOE that serves multiple lines of businesses accountable for producing $50B revenue annually. Gowri holds patents in healthcare industry, and understands the complexities in delivering successful programs in large organizations.

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