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Michael Cooper


Michael is a functional expert in manual and automated software testing techniques; and has a proven track record of successfully leading QA organization transformations, managed services, offshoring and outsourcing initiatives. Recognitions include the 2011 HP Software Award of Excellence Americas - People's Choice, the 2009 HP Software Award of Excellence for IT Transformation, and the Quality Leadership Executive of the Year Award in 2006. Michael is actively involved in the QA community, previously serving as the President of the Atlanta Quality Assurance Association (QLE Chapter). Michael graduated with honors from the University of Florida and earned a MBA from Georgia State University. Michael lives in Dunwoody, GA, with his wife and three children.

Speaker Presentations
Wednesday, October 2, 2013 - 1:45pm
Industry Technical Presentations
World Quality Report: Emerging Testing Trends

Get ahead of the quality assurance (QA) curve with a preview of results from the 5th edition of the World Quality Report, a series of annual surveys examining the state of application quality and testing practices across industries and geographies. Since 2009, the Capgemini Group and HP have published the annual report to provide insight into the latest trends in application quality, methodologies, tools, and processes across multiple industries and geographies. Via this presentation, Mary, Sultan, and Michael will discuss some of these trends including:

Wednesday, October 2, 2013 - 12:30pm
Industry Technical Presentations
Enterprise Agile — Balance Velocity and Quality for the New Style of IT

The time is now to take a fresh look at the way you and your teams define, build, test and deliver applications.