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Quality Assurance


K3 Lightning Strikes the Keynotes
Lee Copeland, Software Quality Engineering
Wed, 10/15/2014 - 4:30pm

Throughout the years, Lightning Talks have been a popular part of the STAR conferences. If you’re not familiar with the concept, Lightning Talks consists of a series of five-minute talks by different speakers within one presentation period. Lightning Talks are the opportunity for speakers to deliver their single biggest bang-for-the-buck idea in a rapid-fire presentation. And now, lightning has struck the STAR keynotes. 

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Concurrent Sessions

T3 A Path through the Jungle: Validating a Test Automation System for the FDA
Chris Crapo, Boston Scientific Neuromodulation
David Nelson, Boston Scientific Neuromodulation
Thu, 10/16/2014 - 9:45am

Test automation is difficult to get right. Working under FDA regulation presents its own challenges. Combining the two is a scary proposition because the FDA requires—and will scrutinize—the validation of any test automation used. Despite this, working in a regulated environment only magnifies the value of test automation. Aware that automation is a driver of quality and consistency, the FDA welcomes automated tests as part of an audit submission. The key to success is demonstrating quality in a way that the FDA recognizes.

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