Test Masters Academy partnered with NYC Testers Meetup to bring you a Test Leadership Panel on Automation Strategy. Leading Test and QA Specialists join the panel to discuss implementation of successful automation practices. Topics will cover (but not limited to):
· Finding the successful automation strategy within your context
· Tools and frameworks variety
· Pitfalls in implementing automation
· How to adjust your processes to CI/CD requirements
· DevOps environments and what’s unique about them
· Set of skills and knowledge required to succeed in automation
· Cooperation with development
Our panel members have a wealth of experience in leading automation efforts in their respective companies throughout the years. All of them are invited TMA conferences speakers, and you can pick up their brain at New Testing Conference this September at testmastersacademy.org :
Paul Holland is the Managing Director of Testing Practice at Doran Jones. He has twenty years of hands-on testing and test management experience, primarily at Alcatel-Lucent where he led a transformation of the testing approach for two product divisions, making them more efficient and effective. As a test manager and tester, Paul focused on exploratory testing, test automation, and improving testing techniques. For the past five years, he has been consulting and delivering training to companies such as Intel, Intuit, Progressive Insurance, HP, Raymond James, and General Dynamics. Paul is one of three teachers of the Rapid Software Testing course. Follow @PaulHolland_TWN
Kate Falanga is a Director of Quality Assurance at Huge. Kate has over 14 years of digital experience. At Huge she works with a full time team of quality assurance professionals as well as actively supports projects and project teams with testing mentorship. As part of her role she works alongside other leadership within the company on overall technical strategy. Outside of Huge, Kate co-created the New York City Testing meetup group whose goal is is to serve the community by providing a place to learn, teach and to teach each other’s about testing (w/beer).
Joseph Lopez is managing the Functional Testing team as well as the shared services team that specializes in Automation and Performance Testing at an Investment Bank. Joe is a graduate of Polytechnic University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering and a Computer Science Minor. Joe has over 20 years’ experience in the Financial Services area as a support person, functional tester, performance tester, system tester, automation engineer, and test management. Joe is a very strong advocate of agile methodologies and its principles. Joe is also involved in the AST SIG called Software Testing in Financial Services.
Noah Sussman is an automation engineer who studies how people and computers relate to each other. His approach to scaling Web sites, in particular CI systems, is demonstrably successful — he is noted for designing innovative test architectures for The SAT Test, Etsy and Barnes & Noble Nook. After several years of consulting, Noah has now joined the team at Teachers Pay Teachers – hello we are hiring engineers!