STAREAST 2019 Concurrent Session : Don't Fear AI: Your Testing Role Is Secure


Wednesday, May 1, 2019 - 2:45pm to 3:45pm

Don't Fear AI: Your Testing Role Is Secure

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Ever wonder about your future in testing? Are you concerned that your role may be replaced by a robot? Do you think that testing will go the way of a few other industries and become fully automated? The common perception that AI will eliminate testers is just plain wrong. Krithika Muthusubramanian will show you why testers will be around for a long, long time. As the founder of a company that is concerned with bringing AI into testing, Krithika has some surprising insights for you. She will describe the current state of AI in testing, what problems it solves, what problems still lie ahead, when each testing task will be made superfluous by AI and automation, and what tasks will continue to require skilled testing professionals.

Fidelity Investments

Krithika Muthusubramanian is a Digital Technology leader at Fidelity Investments with several year’s of experience developing software solutions and leading teams for the enterprise. She is passionate about Agile practices, Software Engineering and Test driven development methodologies and has led a number of successful transformations within the organization to adopt modern technology practices and principles. She has played several roles in her career including developer, scrum master, analyst, product owner, engineering manager which has enriched her experience within a short span of time and has provided the diversity in experience.