Agile + DevOps West 2021 - Quality Assurance | TechWell

Agile + DevOps Virtual 2021 - Quality Assurance

Customize your Agile + DevOps West 2021 experience with sessions covering quality assurance for software developers or testers.

Monday, June 7

Jeff Payne
Coveros
MH

What DevOps Means for Testers and Testing

Monday, June 7, 2021 - 2:00pm to 5:30pm

DevOps is more than a buzzword or a passing fad. It's a radically new approach to rapidly deliver high-quality software applications. However, many organizations don’t fully grasp the magnitude of this change or what it means for everyone involved in the software development lifecycle. Jeffery Payne says that DevOps—when done right—drives higher quality and efficiency into software development, software testing, and application management activities. It empowers teams to remove impediments to quality and productivity throughout the entire software lifecycle. However, when DevOps is done...

Wednesday, June 9

julia-pottinger
QualityWorks Consulting Group
W11

Shifting Left - Introduction to Testing

Wednesday, June 9, 2021 - 1:15pm to 2:15pm

Shift left encourages testing to be done as early as possible. This practice results in developers doing more testing as well as other stakeholders. Testers aren’t the only ones responsible for the quality of the software. With this move there is a need for everyone to understand how to test and to test properly. This move also brings with it questions such as What are the correct terminologies to use? How do you properly report a bug? How did you find that bug? What are best practices for testing? Should everything be automated? In this session Julia will go through an introduction to...

Michael-Faulise
BCforward
W17

The Importance of a QMO in World-Class Agile Teams

Wednesday, June 9, 2021 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

In today’s competitive environment, being the first to market is critical. But what happens when there’s a heavy focus on building teams and role changes that you place quality aspects of your transformation on the back burner. Your move to agility may run into impediments if you haven’t engaged quality from the beginning, or worse, they rush unfinished or buggy products to market. In our one hour discussion, we’ll talk about how organizations use an Agile Mindset and approach to transition from traditional ways of thinking to include a QMO when delivering quality products and solutions...

W18

Testing a Data Science Model

Wednesday, June 9, 2021 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

I have heard from other senior testers around the world that they know of data science teams but no testers testing the models, how do we have enough confidence what is produced is good enough? A model is a statistical black box, how to test it so we understand its behaviours to test is properly. Main aim would be to help inspire testers to explore data science models. I’d like to share how I explored the world of data science when testing a model and how we can apply that if we find ourselves in this situation. It is an emerging area for testers and exciting. I’d like to invite you to my...

Thursday, June 10

Ratna Janjanam
Salesforce
T5

Make Test Automation Successful and Efficient in Agile Environment

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Thursday, June 10, 2021 - 11:45am to 12:45pm

Software enterprises are rapidly switching to automation testing to cope with continuous development and integration on one side and integration on the other side along with continuous sprint-wise releases.Testing has become an integral part of product engineering. Methods such as test automation help meet the dynamic demands of the agile environment by delivering faster and efficient results. Once, we understand which test cases can be automated, we can then proceed with the right approach to test automation that gives effective results. A carefully test automation strategy through...

brian-holt
Accenture
T8

Lost in the forest: Tying transformation metrics to business outcomes

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Thursday, June 10, 2021 - 1:15pm to 2:15pm

Have you ever looked at a dashboard and felt lost? Have you been asked the question “why are we doing this?” and your answer has been “everyone is doing it.” Have you struggled to explain how your actions are going to benefit your business partners? Let’s explore ways to tie our metrics, progress, and transformation activities to business outcomes that matter to our organizations. We’ll start the session discussing why it’s important to map our transformation activities and metrics to organizational goals. We’ll also review real life examples of completed visual maps. You might be...

farah-chabchoub
MANGOPAY
T24

Unpredictable scenarios, guide for blind QA

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Thursday, June 10, 2021 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm

At MANGOPAY, service quality is a strategic issue and a major asset for our products. It is therefore essential to test our products before going live. However, it is still difficult to reproduce all the possible scenarios we can have in production on our test environments. Have you ever been asked to reproduce a production behaviour without having the scenario? Have you ever spent hours trying to understand what is happening in production without being able to reproduce the same thing on your test environment? In this discussion, I will share with you how we have been able to...