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STAREAST 2018 - Industry Technical Presentations

Get solutions to your top testing & QA challenges by attending the Industry Technical Presentations (ITPs). Offered alongside the concurrent sessions in 1-hour time slots, these presentations give you the opportunity to learn first-hand how solution providers have implemented their products and services in the real world. These solution providers are often on the leading edge of new technologies, tools, and practices and offer conference attendees a window into their future.

Industry Technical Presentations with full descriptions will be added to the conference site about 3-4 weeks before the live event.

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Wednesday, May 2

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Agile Accessibility Explained

Wednesday, May 2, 2018 - 11:30am to 12:30pm
  • Accessibility is, quite simple. So why do agile teams struggle to achieve it? 
  • Dylan Barrell, CTO of Deque Systems, will talk about the challenges organizations face when implementing accessibility and will give you the agile practices that make accessibility an integral part of the development process. 
  • Jump start your career by becoming the expert in agile accessibility transformation.
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Supercharge Selenium – Automate & Test In-Sprint

Wednesday, May 2, 2018 - 11:30am to 12:30pm
  • See how to leverage Machine Learning for Selenium script creation and maintenance, allowing for in-sprint automation
  • Augment Selenium with Object Recognition engines and Keyword-driven frameworks to drive script reusability
  • Implement Test Data Management that auto-builds and auto-maintains test data sets via referential access of application metadata
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The About Face: Getting Serious About DevOps With Continuous Testing

Wednesday, May 2, 2018 - 11:30am to 12:15pm

• Companies are waking up to the fact that testing must occur during all stages of development
• Consequently, they are seeking new tools and solutions to achieve Continuous Testing
• Testing is the linchpin for Agile companies to achieve their goal of Digital Transformation

Applitools​: AI-powered Visual Testing and Monitoring logo

Your Path To Promotion and Visual AI

Wednesday, May 2, 2018 - 12:40pm to 1:40pm

Join this session to learn: 

  • Evolution of manual testing role in the era of digital transformation 
  • Prove your ROI in the age of test automation: emerging career paths for manual testers 
  • Leverage technology to your advantage: best practices of getting started with Visual AI
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Autonomous Testing: Journey Beyond Continuous Testing

Wednesday, May 2, 2018 - 12:40pm to 1:40pm
  • Learn why continuous testing falls short of its promise
  • What is autonomous testing
  • How can enterprises leverage autonomous testing to accelerate DevOps
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Implementing a Test Automation UFT Framework in a DevOps World

Wednesday, May 2, 2018 - 12:45pm to 1:30pm

This presentation will provide:
• Benefits of a robust test automation framework
• Details on the key components of a proven framework
• Tips to implement a UFT automation framework

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Quality, Not Compromise: Best Practices for Continuous Testing in DevOps

Wednesday, May 2, 2018 - 1:45pm to 2:45pm
  • When, how, and what to automate for successful continuous testing.
  • How to implement test case reviews without slowing progress.
  • Ways to streamline work handoffs in the testing process.
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Advanced ISTQB Certifications for Test Automation and Security Testing

Wednesday, May 2, 2018 - 1:45pm to 2:45pm
  • Introducing the Advanced Specialist track
  • How Test Automation certification improves your automation efforts
  • Why Security Testing certification is not just about penetration testing

5 Stages of Digital Quality Maturity

Wednesday, May 2, 2018 - 1:45pm to 2:30pm

• What are the blockers hurting organizations from modernizing their devOPS and testing approach to become agile
• How to embed quality across the SDLC, step by step, pragmatically
• Breaking down the dev-OPS wall by introducing production insight as current sprint activity

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Where has the Release Manager Gone - Implementing DevOps with Continuous Integration

Wednesday, May 2, 2018 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
  • Attendees will learn how to implement DevOps strategy with automation of Release management
  • Integration of the DevOps methodology with critical technology and CI processes will be discussed 
  • Understanding of what DevOps roles are required along with CI SDETs
SmartBear Software logo

Fully Tested: From Design to MVP in 3 Weeks

Wednesday, May 2, 2018 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
  • How to speed up your development with a design first mind set 
  • Virtualizing services and dependencies to enhance collaboration between developers & testers 
  • End-to-End testing strategies for an immature product

Digital Transformation Requires Continuous Testing

Wednesday, May 2, 2018 - 3:00pm to 3:45pm


Thursday, May 3

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The future of test automation: resolving the quality/velocity dilemma using AI

Thursday, May 3, 2018 - 9:45am to 10:45am

Key Takeaways: 

  • Current challenges of test automation
  • How to leverage AI to overcome software quality pitfalls 
  • Steps teams need to take now to be prepared for the future of testing
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Evolving Software Quality in the Enterprise

Thursday, May 3, 2018 - 9:45am to 10:45am
  • Integrating quality management across delivery programs
  • Increase visibility of and availability of quality management assets 
  • Maximize software delivery velocity and team collaboration
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Unlock Hidden Potential from Manual Tests by Adding Artificial Intelligence to API Testing

Thursday, May 3, 2018 - 9:45am to 10:30am

Learn how to:
• Automatically create meaningful API tests that can validate your applications without requiring a UI or knowledge of the API
• Convert manual testing activities into meaningful API test cases with assertions and validations to ensure your APIs work as intended
• Leverage these tests within the powerful Parasoft SOAtest solution to build intelligent scenario tests that can be extended to cover more application logic, and can reproduce and expose defects to be easily shared with dev and test teams

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Shift-Up: How AI, Cognitive Computing, and Emotional Intelligence is transforming QA

Thursday, May 3, 2018 - 11:15am to 12:15pm
  • Shift-Left and Shift-Right no longer guarantee an application's success.
  • Testing is evolving. More focus is needed on features that are useful to your customer and how they feel about it.
  • The relationship between Company and Customer is no longer transactional. Both need a deep, meaningful relationship. How do you test for that?
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Choosing Integrated Test Management and Requirements Traceability Solution in Jira

Thursday, May 3, 2018 - 11:15am to 12:15pm

Learn how to enable visibility and end-to- end traceability of all testing activities within the Jira environment to deliver high-quality software to market faster. Gain practical insights on the benefits of using a test management tool like SynapseRT within Jira in a complex and challenging business environment

Key Takeaways: 

  • Requirements for an efficient test management app
  • Traceability triangle: stories, defects, and test cases
  • Test plan reusability
  • Integrating test automation
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Continuous Testing Made Awesome with Sauce Labs

Thursday, May 3, 2018 - 11:30am to 12:15pm

• Overview of how to run your automated Selenium tests in the Sauce Labs cloud
• Decrease the amount of time it takes your suite to run by executing tests in parallel
• Ensure your apps work all of the time with functional testing on real devices

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All About Appium: What You Need to Know

Thursday, May 3, 2018 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
  • Discover how Appium compares to other testing tools
  • Learn how to overcome some of the most common Appium challenges
  • Find out how to get the most out of Appium by leveraging a mobile device cloud

Cognitive Quality Engineering Leveraging Bots

Thursday, May 3, 2018 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
  • Provide an approach to predictive analysis using cognitive algorithms to derive testing insights
  • Enable our clients to achieve accelerated and optimized quality through robotics
  • Improve efficiencies by leveraging ChatBot and other interactive mediums as virtual testing resources
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Implementing DevOps at Scale Using Dynamic Test Environments

Thursday, May 3, 2018 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
  • Implementing DevOps at Scale Using Dynamic Test Environments
  • A practical approach to implementing DevOps at scale for an entire organization
  • How automated testing platforms such as Sauce Labs and Blazemeter can be integrated in this process
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How Adaptavist Test Management (ATM) brought dramatic improvements in Loblaw Digital’s testing performance and experience

Thursday, May 3, 2018 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
  • The capacity to conduct large scale automated testing
  • Company-wide visibility of test results
  • Radically increased productivity and reduced delivery times