June 2020 Virtual QASIG Recap

We are pleased to welcome Heemeng Foo, a seasoned engineering leader with a strong track record of building quality/test teams, growing engineering leaders, leading high profile projects, architecting test frameworks, and devising test strategy in the Media and Digital Agriculture space. The survey paper “Machine Learning Testing: Survey, Landscapes and Horizons” by Zhang et al....

May 2020 Virtual QASIG Recap

Agile Testing with Rick Martin We are pleased to welcome Rick Martin, a software practitioner with a focus on QE/Test Engineering who will be sharing his presentation from the recent Test Automation Summit on Agile Testing. Richard looks at testing greenfield platforms using CI/CD/CD techniques. About our speaker: Rick Martin is a practitioner and manager...

April 2020 Virtual QASIG Recap

Buttressing Automation Framework with User Testing – with Ben Trissel We are thrilled to welcome our guest speaker, Ben Trissel, fresh from presenting at the TAS20 conference in Seattle. Ben is a Senior QE Engineer with Photoshop. The Importance of User Testing in Buttressing the Automation Framework Once you have defined how you will be...

January 2020 QASIG Recap

Reporting Up on Quality with Jacob Stevens We are thrilled to welcome guest speaker Jacob Stevens, Quality Consultant and Project Manager, Quardev Reporting Up on Quality Can you quantify quality? How do you distill qualitative and contextual dynamics of product development into actionable monitoring that empowers leadership decision-making and exemplifies the quality vigilance you specialize...

November 2019 QASIG Recap

Testing Outside The Testing Box with Jon Bach We are thrilled to welcome guest speaker Jon Bach, Senior Program Manager at eBay There are all kinds of boxes to consider as a software professional. Your project needs to have people who will question assumptions, examine the design, create experiments, analyze data, and report meaningful metrics....

September 2019 QASIG Recap

September 2019 QASIG recap Successful Leadership with Confidence and Kindness Presented by Nir Megnazi, Leadership Coach at Intel, Speaker, Author, and Mentor – Intel Corporation Have you ever felt overly stressed when trying to lead a team while remaining a technical expert and completing your own workload at the same time?  Our September QASIG presenter, […]

July 2019 QASIG Recap

Quality Assurance as Risk Management Presented by: Roy McMillion, IT Quality Assurance Manager, Delta Dental of Washington. Security concerns are an ever-present factor in software development. With the increasing visibility on breaches, how can SQA add value to an organization outside of the traditional testing role? Non-technical testers or testers without specific security focus can […]

March 2019 QASIG Meeting Recap

In March we had 3 speakers present Lightning Talks about QA/Test/Career Building: Cindy Ponko, QuardevPartnering with Recruiters during your job search Whether you are selectively considering a new role, or unemployed and actively interviewing, leaning on a team of reliable recruiters can help relieve some of the pressure. Not to mention, help open doors to […]

January 2019 QASIG Meeting Recap

Transformational Leadership for the QA Influencer Presented by Pat Loughery, Quality Assurance Manager, Starbucks Link to slides:  https://www.slideshare.net/PatLougheryDMin/transformational-leadership-for-the-qa-influencer Recommended reading: First, this paper: Transformation Leadership: A Quick Start Guide https://itrevolution.com/book/transformational-leadership-quick-start-guide/ Books: Leadership by Robert Montgomery Burns Start with Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action by Simon Sinek A Practical Guide to Testing in […]
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