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Andy Glover

Exco InTouch

With more than thirteen years of experience in software testing, Andy Glover is the head of testing at Exco InTouch, a provider of mobile communications solutions in the pharma and medical health sector. At Exco, Andy manages a team of testers responsible for testing software—from windows-based applications to mobile phone applications and SMS messaging—for both internal use and for external clients. Andy likes to be involved in the software testing community and contributes to online forums and the Software Testing Planet. Andy runs, a blog posting cartoons about testers.

Speaker Presentations
Monday, October 13, 2014 - 1:00pm
Half-day Tutorials
Being Creative: A Visual Testing Workshop SOLD OUT

The reality is that technology is complicated. As testers, we are challenged with complicated problems that need solving. Andy Glover presents a hands-on workshop that describes a new way of looking at testing problems and ideas. Andy demonstrates how thinking with pictures can help testers discover and develop new ideas, solve problems in unexpected ways, and dramatically improve their ability to share their insights with others. Andy shows how to clarify a problem or sell an idea by visually breaking it down using a set of visualization tools including mind maps, work flows, and powerful but simple visuals to communicate complex messages. You don’t need to know how to draw to attend this workshop. Although we are naturally creative, sometimes it takes effort to develop those skills. Join Andy to learn how to apply visual solutions to our everyday software testing challenges.