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STAREAST 2022 - Project Manager

Customize your STAREAST 2022 experience with sessions covering project management.

Tuesday, April 26

Chris_Loder
Upland InGenius
TD

Automation Framework Essentials

Tuesday, April 26, 2022 - 8:30am to 12:00pm

Automation is critical in today’s software delivery lifecycle, and yet many organizations struggle to keep their automation running. How can we mitigate difficulties and get consistent automation runs and results we can trust? The secret is implementing a solid automation framework, but that isn’t as easy as it seems. Chris Loder has built several automation frameworks over his career and has learned what works—and, more importantly, what doesn’t. This tutorial will cover what an automation framework is, the benefits of having one, and the keys to a successful framework, including...

Mike_Sowers
Coveros
TE

Quality and Testing Measures and Metrics

Tuesday, April 26, 2022 - 8:30am to 12:00pm

To be most effective, leaders—including development and testing managers, ScrumMasters, product owners, and IT managers—need metrics to help direct their efforts and make informed recommendations about the software’s release readiness and associated risks. Because one important evaluation activity is to “measure” the quality of the software, the progress and results of both development and testing must be measured. Collecting, analyzing, and using metrics are complicated because developers and testers often are concerned that the metrics will be used against them. Join Mike Sowers as he...

Wednesday, April 27

Janna_Loeffler
mParticle
W5

Congratulations! You're a leader! Now what?!

Wednesday, April 27, 2022 - 11:30am to 12:30pm

You’ve done it! You’ve finally gotten into that leadership position, whether it be a test lead, test manager, or even test director. Now what? You’ve gotten to this point because of your technical skills. Always one to jump in and fix things or get things done. However, now your job is people. You’ve gone from doing the testing to leading people who do the testing. What does this mean for you? In this talk Janna will talk about the transition from individual contributor to leader. What do you do when the skills that got you here aren’t the same as the skills that you need to be a good...

Deloitte Consulting India Pvt Ltd
Mradul-Kappor
Deloitte Consulting LLP
W8

Quality Assurance Evolution and Analysis with AI / ML

Wednesday, April 27, 2022 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm

In this age of explosive technological acceleration, cognitive technologies are converging to redefine how knowledge is synthesized, disseminated, and analyzed.New Technology platforms and tools, new methodologies with shorter development time and a constant demand to remain competitive and innovative has put the focus back on how testing is being carried out. We have seen usage of cognitive technologies in automation and performance test which helps achieve a level of auto-healing capability. It has been observed that testing teams have evolved to cope with demand and are using AI based...

Thursday, April 28

Splunk
T1

Why Salesforce Test Automation Shouldn’t Be Painful

Thursday, April 28, 2022 - 9:45am to 10:45am

In this talk, Mala will share a holistic view of the challenges of traditional software testing in the complex Salesforce testing ecosystem and provide a roadmap for leaders to overcome implementation roadblocks in partnership with R&D teams. Mala will demonstrate how an investment of a DevOps solution with a Sauce Labs integration helped her agile team achieve time reduction of up to 50% for overall flow, while doubling release velocity without additional headcount. If you are a manager looking to scale end-to-end testing coverage and/or wondering how to make your Salesforce test...

Adam_Auerbach
EPAM Systems
T2

AI in Testing and Testing AI: A Moderated Panel

Thursday, April 28, 2022 - 9:45am to 10:45am

Synergies among AI and software testing include both leveraging AI for test automation, and devising methods for testing AI systems. Researchers, software vendors, and practitioners are already using AI to develop a new wave of test automation tools. These tools automatically explore, model, reason, learn, and test software applications. However, as with most AI and ML-based technologies, these tools raise concerns around whether or not we really trust and depend on them. ML-based systems tend to be highly dynamic and adaptable at runtime, thereby requiring extensive testing both offline,...

Julie_Gardiner
Independent Consultant
T22

Importance of When: How to Effect Change in Your Team

Thursday, April 28, 2022 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Have you ever been in the situation of having lots of ideas to improve software quality, but your project team seems less responsive? Does your team struggle to work well together? Already got lots of actions to take from the conference and you don’t know how these changes will be received? If the answer to any of these questions is yes, then this session is for you. Join Julie Gardiner as she shares ways of getting your message across and how to help play to people’s strengths to make your team work more efficiently and effectively. She shares a communication style model and how the...