STAREAST 2020 Bonus Session : The Mega-Actionable Continuous Testing Workshop


Friday, May 3, 2019 - 8:30am to 12:30pm

The Mega-Actionable Continuous Testing Workshop

If you’re struggling to understand how to implement Continuous Testing in your company, then this workshop is for you! In just four hours you’ll come away with a solid understanding of the three pillars to implementing Continuous Testing and the tools needed to be successful. Most importantly you’ll come away with your own action plan customized to your environment and current needs. Yes, that’s right! You will leave with a Continuous Testing strategy tailored to meet your team’s specific needs. During the course, you will respond to various questions as the instructor guides you and a custom report will be emailed to you following the workshop based on your inputs during the event. This actionable report will include the following detailed information: Tips and strategies for inspiring, motivating and guiding the cultural shift required to make continuous testing a reality in your organization. Recommendations of the areas your organization need to automate first, and that will give you the most immediate results in your Continuous Testing journey. Overviews of modern testing tools and our recommendations that will help you achieve significant results towards continuous testing in the shortest amount of time possible.

CA Technologies, A Broadcom Company

Shamim Ahmed is a thought leader in DevOps, Continuous Delivery, Continuous Testing and Application Life-cycle Management (ALM). He has more than 15 years of experience in large-scale application design and development, software product development and R&D, application quality assurance and testing, organizational quality management, IT consulting, and practice management. He is currently the CTO for Continuous Delivery (CD) business unit at CA Technologies, where he is responsible for innovating DevOps solutions using CA's industry leading technologies. His key focus areas include: applications of AI/machine learning to DevOps, "model-based everything" in CD (specifically model-based requirements, testing, deployment, release, test data and services) , site reliability engineering (SRE), and new-age application architectures such as cloud and microservices. Shamim holds two US patents, has been awarded the “Innovator of the year” award at HP, authored several technical publications and has a passion for customer delight.