STARWEST 2017 - Industry Technical Presentations
Wednesday, October 4
QA is broken! I need you to fix it”. You may have heard this statement before (or some variation). What do you do? How do you tackle the problems that are facing many organizations today? Some companies embark on multi-year initiatives with C-Level backing, and in some you may be the lone lighthouse working hard to shine the light on good practices. Whether leading multi-level strategic teams, or acting as the lone ranger - Chris brings years of experience transforming teams and delivery while helping to keep the target in mind – better products for our customers. Join us in this session...
Like all companies, T-Mobile was looking for better and faster ways to test their API’s. Attaching a separate script to each test was not the answer. Searching for the right test data was a burden. So they implemented a data-driven API testing solution that was able to leverage open source and CA Products with dramatic results in time and cost savings. Join T-Mobile as they discuss the following benefits of their testing solution:
1) Reusable test components 2) Highly scalable test execution 3) Manageable test case entry 4) Standardized test engine platform 5) Flexible schema-less...
Over the past two years, the vast majority of industry experts have felt compelled to provide their perspective on “the future of testing.” This is unprecedented. Something must have fundamentally changed to generate so much buzz…what is it?
Although some claim that these fundamental industry shifts spell the death of “testing,” we believe they open an opportunity to elevate the role of the tester. This session explores the perfect storm currently disrupting testing, how it is already impacting testers across the industry, and how the role of testing and testers can evolve from a...
Learn how an environments-based approach to testing can unlock CI/CD potential.
In the complexity of today’s connected, composite applications, there are more barriers to automating realistic end-to-end testing than ever before. Dependent components are expensive to set up and use, and with today’s diverse environments, connectivity fabric, and IoT-enabled security threats, it can be nearly impossible to set the proper conditions in a test environment to validate your composite apps. Given these challenges, how can you position yourself for success while driving towards automation...
QA’s impact on the customer experience can make or break a product — something not lost on leaders at Microsoft, like Partner Director of Engineering Kevin Henrikson. In his role, Kevin leads engineering on Outlook Mobile, one of the company’s most successful mobile apps.
Join Marko Kruustük, Co-founder and CTO of Testlio, as he sits down with Kevin Henrikson to dissect Outlook Mobile’s ascent to 100 million users. They’ll discuss a range of topics, including his personal entrepreneurial journey, Microsoft’s approach to testing, and the future of QA.
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Thursday, October 5
Accessibility testing has a reputation being a manual effort. This is not acceptable in an increasingly agile and continuous development environment. Join this session with Dylan Barrell, CTO of Deque Systems, who will walk you through the straightforward solution to automating accessibility testing.
One of the roadblocks on the journey from Waterfall to Agile is enabling the team to actually execute continuous integration, continuous testing, and continuous delivery. Join us as we reveal milestones of our DevOps QA implementation.
In today’s digital reality, insurance providers are responding quickly to customer demands. MetLife is committed to significant technology advances to create value and improve efficiency. MetLife’s Quality Assurance team is playing a key role by creating a market-leading test engineering roadmap driven by continuous quality and an innovation mindset.
Join Chris Bartosik, Director of TechQA at MetLife as he shares his strategies to achieve innovation and faster application delivery, without compromising user experience.