• DevQAOps: Surviving in a DevOps World

    • What we'll do Agenda: Introductions What is the current state of modern development and operations? How has QA tried to evolve to fit into this new world? How should QA evolve? Roles and responsibilities Skills Tooling Overview of Docker Introduction to how you can deploy and run automation frameworks Why you should use it Continuous Integration, Delivery, and Testing Overview of common CI/CD tools Implementations and how QA fits in Demo • What to bring Q Will be providing refreshments. • Important to know Park across the street it is cheaper.

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  • Introduction to Offensive Security Testing

    • What we'll talk about 1) An introduction to offensive security testing 2) How QA can play an important role in security 3) Integrating security awareness into the QA cycle 4) Create a variety of vulnerable web stacks or network 5) An overview of various attack surfaces 6) Introduction to security testing tools 7) Security tools demo • What to bring Intellectual curiosity Park next door at the mall. Check in at the lobby with the security Guard.

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  • API Testing and Productivity Techniques

    Hi QA enthusiasts! It's time we get the first meet up of 2017 in the books. Come and enjoy a disussion led by Rajesh Mathur ( International speaker, founder of the Australian Testing Days Conference, has held senior management positions with Cathay Pacific Airways, Nokia among others), and DuplexeTchoffo ( Senior SDET at Sony where he specializes in building frameworks both for functional and more importantly Integration Testing) -Integration Testing -Testing best practices/tools There will be activities, projects, and training! As always, please come with your questions and share your experiences with others while enjoying food, refreshments, and meeting other QA! Schedule: 7:00p - 7:30p Meet & Greet/Food/Refreshments 7:30p - 8:45p Presentations 8:45p - 9:00p Networking PARKING: Plentiful parking is available at the Howard Hughes Promenade across the street for around $3. Avoid the parking structure behind 6100 Center Drive - it's crazy expensive. SECURITY: there is a security desk in the lobby, in case they ask, let them know you’re going to Q’s office at suite 660 We look forward to seeing you there! : )

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  • End of Year QA Round Table Discussion

    Hi QA enthusiasts, We're nearing the end of the year and we wanted to get one more MeetUp on the books for 2016. Come and enjoy a round table discussion led by Michael Martin (Chief Technology Engineer at Slauson Transmission Parts and Chairman of the Southern CA QA Assoc.). Some of the topics we'll be discussing are: -Managing Code Freezes due to the Holidays -Best Practices in SQA -QA/LA for 2017 -And more There will be activities, projects, and training. As always, please come with your questions and share your experiences with others while enjoying food, refreshments, and meeting other QA ! SCHEDULE: 7:00 - 7:30 Meet & Greet/Food/Refreshments 7:30 - 8:30 Round Table 8:30 - 9:00 Networking ADDRESS (new): Q 6100 Center Drive Suite 660 Los Angeles, CA 90045 MAP: http://goo.gl/maps/sAmH PARKING: Plentiful parking is available at the Howard Hughes Promenade across the street for around $3. Avoid the parking structure behind 6100 Center Drive - it's crazy expensive. SECURITY: there is a security desk in the lobby, in case they ask, let them know you’re going to Q’s office at suite 660 We look forward to seeing you there!

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  • Test Automation Frameworks

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    Test Automation Frameworks Nancy Heiss, Lead QA Engineer at TeleSign, will give a talk and demo about Automation Frameworks. The demo will be an example of a framework using open source tools (eg. Python, Selenium, Jenkins, etc.). Topics covered include: What is a framework? Frameworks vs. methodologies Framework types Hybrid frameworks How do you choose a framework? Open source vs. Commercial tools Build or buy Framework demo Q&A discussion As always, please come with your questions and share your experiences with others while enjoying food, refreshments, and meeting other QA ! SCHEDULE: 7:00 - 7:30 Meet & Greet/Food/Refreshments 7:30 - 8:30 Test Automation Frameworks Presentation 8:30 - 9:00 Networking ADDRESS (new): Q 6100 Center Drive Suite 660 Los Angeles, CA 90045 MAP: http://goo.gl/maps/sAmH PARKING: Plentiful parking is available at the Howard Hughes Promenade across the street for around $3. Avoid the parking structure behind 6100 Center Drive - it's crazy expensive. SECURITY: there is a security desk in the lobby, in case they ask, let them know you’re going to Q’s office at suite 660 We look forward to seeing you there!

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  • Strategies To Take Your QA Career To The Next Level

    This presentation will discuss how QA engineers can continue their career in QA AND develop their skills and potential. For manual testers, we'll discuss how to get started with automation or develop an expertise in Quality Assurance analysis. For automation developers, we'll discuss best practices and preparation for leadership and architecture positions. We'll have group discussions and share stories and recommendations. Come enjoy food and refreshments, meeting other QA engineers, and the presentation by Stacy Kirk, Founder and CEO of the QA Consulting Group - QualityWorks. SCHEDULE: 7:00 - 7:30 Meet & Greet/Food/Refreshments 7:30 - 8:30 QA Strategies Presentation 8:30 - 9:00 Networking ADDRESS (new): Q 6100 Center Drive Suite 660 Los Angeles, CA 90045 MAP: http://goo.gl/maps/sAmH PARKING: Plentiful parking is available at the Howard Hughes Promenade across the street for around $3. Avoid the parking structure behind 6100 Center Drive - it's crazy expensive. SECURITY: there is a security desk in the lobby, in case they ask, let them know you’re going to Q’s office at suite 660 We look forward to seeing you there!

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  • Time Shift Testing Presentation + Discussion

    Time Shift Testing Presentation + Discussion: Staying ahead of your competition and excelling in your market requires agility: the ability to adapt to changes quickly and effectively. Being agile also means that your software systems would become increasingly volatile as you react to change. Time Shift Testing is one way to mitigate this volatility. This presentation will discuss Time Shift Testing, the virtual clocks that can make it work in your environment and provide a quick demonstration on how to leverage them. Come enjoy food and refreshments, meeting other QA Engineers, and a presentation by Raymond Watson, Director of Business Development at Solution-Soft, on this Automation testing tool. (Read more about Time Shift Testing - http://www.timeshifttesting.com/). SCHEDULE: 7:00 - 7:30 Meet & Greet/Food/Refreshments 7:30 - 8:00 Time Shift Presentation 8:00 - 8:30 Q&A + Discussions 8:30 - 9:00 Networking ADDRESS (new): Q 6100 Center Drive Suite 660 Los Angeles, CA 90045 MAP: http://goo.gl/maps/sAmH PARKING: Plentiful parking is available at the Howard Hughes Promenade across the street for around $3. Avoid the parking structure behind 6100 Center Drive - it's crazy expensive. SECURITY: there is a security desk in the lobby, in case they ask, let them know you’re going to Q’s office at suite 660 We look forward to seeing you there!

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  • Hot Topics for Software Testing in 2016

    Hot Topics for Software Testing in 2016: Automation Mobile Security What are your big concerns and burning questions in the coming year? Come join our round table discussion where you will get the chance to talk with others in the field who have been through or are facing the same issues and problems. This is your chance to share knowledge and learn from your industry peers. Come one, come all! SCHEDULE: 7:00 - 7:30 Meet & Greet/Food/Refreshments 7:30 - 8:30 Round table Discussion 8:30 - 9:00 Networking ADDRESS (changed): Q 6100 Center Drive Suite 660 Los Angeles, CA 90045 MAP: http://goo.gl/maps/sAmH PARKING: Plentiful parking is available at the Howard Hughes Promenade across the street for around $3. Avoid the parking structure behind 6100 Center Drive - it's crazy expensive. SECURITY: there is a security desk in the lobby, in case they ask, let them know you’re going to Q’s office at suite 660 We look forward to seeing you there!

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  • Round-table Discussion on "Automation Challenges" - Lead by Nancy Heiss

    Nancy Heiss, Lead QA Engineer at Telesign will lead a round-table discuss on "Automation Challenges". When you RSVP please include your current top 3 challenges. This will help us get an idea of what will be discussed. SCHEDULE: 7:00 - 7:30 Meet & Greet/Food/Refreshments 7:30 - 8:30 Round table Discussion ADDRESS (changed) Q 6100 Center Drive Suite 660 Los Angeles, CA 90045 MAP: http://goo.gl/maps/sAmH PARKING: Plentiful parking is available at the Howard Hughes Promenade across the street for a $3. Avoid the parking structure behind 6080 Center Drive - it's crazy expensive. SECURITY: there is a security desk in the lobby, in case they ask, let them know you’re going to Q’s office at suite 660 We look forward to seeing you there!

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  • Python Study Group - Tuples

    TeleSign Corporation

    Details are here (men are welcome too!): http://www.meetup.com/Women-Who-Code-LA/events/220888361/

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