• Testing in DevOps, Q&A with Katrina Clokie hosted by Woolworths

    1 Woolworths Way


    Thanks to Woolworths for hosting this event. https://www.wowcareers.com.au/ Woolworths is located at 1 Woolworths Way, Bella Vista NSW 2153 If you can't make the event it will be streamed through www.twitch.tv/BugHunterSam Testing in DevOps is all the rage these days. Hear 3 x 20 minute talks on this topic. Talk 1: Q&A with Katrina Clokie author of Testing in DevOps https://leanpub.com/testingindevops This will be your time to ask the author of the book, what is testing in DevOps? Katrina will be presenting remotely from New Zealand Talk 2: Skills you need as a QA in DevOps and how to bridge the gaps Speaker Bio: Theresa Neate, Experienced QA manager and now developer advocate for REA Group. https://theresaneate.com/ Theresa will also be speaking remotely from Melbourne Talk 3: Taming the Beast: Automated Testing for complex Data Pipelines Speaker Bio: Trish Khoo, director of Transparo, Trish is a software development consultant and international keynote speaker. Trish will be speaking remotely from Brisbane. Schedule: 5:30 Networking over nibbles and drinks 6:00 welcome and kick off 6:05 Talk 1 6:25 Break 6:30 Talk 2 6:50 Break 6:55 Talk 3 7:15 community/job announcements and Q&A of presenters 7:30pm networking 8pm finish Why are we charging? High drop out rates are annoying. Please give a gold coin donation. Cash on the day is fine if you don't have paypal. Any proceeds after meetup fees will go to a charity of Woolworths choice.

  • Rapid Software Testing - Training Course coming September 4-6, 2019

    BOOK ON EVENTBRITE: https://bit.ly/314dzmU THIS IS AN EXTERNAL COMMERCIAL TRAINING COURSE. It is not a meetup event. There is an Early Bird pricing of $2,311 before mid-June. Otherwise, it's $2750 inc GST for the 3 days. https://bit.ly/314dzmU Don't miss out on this rare event! "This unique 3-day class introduces Rapid Software Testing (RST), a context-driven methodology for testing any product that includes or involves software. Through interactive discussion and hands-on activities, we challenge assumptions and expose common misconceptions about testing practices. Then we show you a clear and powerful way to think about testing (using heuristic models) that allows you to test responsibly and systematically so that you focus on business risk and do the deep testing that your project needs..."

  • Rolling Call-Out For Speakers in 2019

    Needs a location

    Dear All, This is a rolling notification. Sydney Testers is on the lookout for experienced and knowledgeable locally-based testers and test managers willing to talk about their work and spread their knowledge. It is an opportunity to spread informations, start interesting discussions and contribute to a vibrant testing community here in Sydney - along with providing visibility for the speaker in front of peers (we often get 40-50 people or more coming to events) and a way to make contacts. We will where possible film the talk and either provide a live stream or upload to the internet afterwards, along with promotion on our social media outlets. We are open to speakers on any topics that would be of interest to our membership, be they manual testing, test automation, exploratory, test management, Devops, continuous integration, agile methodologies, communication skills, professional development, quality assurance or even just experiences in the field and what you learned! Let us know by either leaving a comment or filling in the details in the Google Form at https://goo.gl/forms/MHWdnkX0Xm3hj4K72 We arrange different types of free monthly events that we would welcome those wishing to speak at - Main Speaker event, 45 min - 1 hour Dual Speaker event. 30 min - 45 min Quick Fire, multiple speakers on a shared topic, 15 mins max Depending on the venue we are able to get, we should have access to a presentation screen and projector. Usually we also provide drinks and nibbles. We would welcome a wide range of topic ideas and are open to first time speakers. Come and talk about your experiences, knowledge and views! Let's make the Sydney Testing community an even bigger success! Best Regards, Paul Maxwell-Walters Social Media Officer