STAREAST 2024 Concurrent Session : From Raw Data to Actionable Insights: Mastering Testing Metrics for Effective Decision Making


Thursday, May 2, 2024 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm

From Raw Data to Actionable Insights: Mastering Testing Metrics for Effective Decision Making

In today's rapidly evolving engineering landscape, metrics play a crucial role in assessing performance, making data-driven decisions, and driving successful project outcomes. Engineers who can effectively create, interpret, and present impactful data metrics have a distinct advantage in driving innovation and driving organizational success. This presentation dives deep into the essential skills and techniques necessary for engineers to excel in the realm of testing metrics. Join Cholette to delve into the different types of testing metrics. Explore how engineers can set clear objectives and goals that align with their organization or project targets and address common pitfalls and challenges that engineers may encounter when interpreting metrics. The session will include best practices for data visualization enabling engineers to communicate their test findings clearly and concisely. Enjoy a discussion on the importance of training and skill development, providing actionable steps for engineers to enhance their abilities building a data-driven culture within organizations. Finally, participants will be encouraged to apply the techniques and principles learned to drive positive change within their organizations.

Discover Financial Services

Cholette Voehl is a Senior Principal Agile Program Manager at Discover Financial Services. She's a highly accomplished technology professional with 20+ years of experience in the industry featuring a strong background in project/program management, Scrum, Agile methodologies, and software implementation. Cholette has consistently utilized metrics to drive informed decisions and optimize outcomes throughout their career. Cholette understands the critical role that metrics play in effectively managing projects and driving success. She has successfully implemented metrics-driven strategies to measure performance, track progress, and identify areas for improvement. Her ability to leverage metrics in decision-making has been instrumental in achieving exceptional results and maximizing the efficiency of engineering processes.