STAREAST 2018 Tutorial: The Impact of IoT on Testing: What’s in Store

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Tuesday, May 1, 2018 - 8:30am to 12:00pm

The Impact of IoT on Testing: What’s in Store

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No longer just a futuristic concept, the Internet of Things (IoT) has a strong presence in today’s world. If your business is not prepared for it, you’re already behind. With the proliferation of connected “things”—devices, appliances, cars, and even clothing—Jennifer Bonine says that the stage is set. IoT apps are here to stay. Testing, product management, and development teams must address developing and testing in this paradigm. Testers, accustomed to traditional platforms, are now asked to test on more complex devices and more advanced platforms. Testers must keep up with the demand for new skills, new strategies, and an entirely new set of knowledge for testing IoT apps. IT organizations must master the new skills, tools, and architectures required by the IoT. Jennifer reviews where we are today and explores the challenges that IoT and its increased complexity pose to our testing profession. See what tools are available to aid IoT testing, what to consider and plan for when testing, how other organizations are preparing, and the new skills testers need.


Jennifer Bonine is a VP of global delivery and solutions for tap|QA Inc., a global company that specializes in strategic solutions for businesses. Jennifer began her career in consulting, implementing large ERP solutions. She has held executive-level positions leading development, quality assurance and testing, organizational development, and process improvement teams for Fortune 500 companies in several domains. She recently has been helping companies large and small adapt to the age of AI and connected system of systems, engaging in next-generation solutions and helping companies adapt to the ever-changing business landscape. She enjoys the challenges of always having new problems to solve and new clients to work with.