Written by Optimus Marketing on July 3, 2015
Tom Chavez from SOASTA will be joining us to go through his list of 7 Steps to Pragmatic Mobile Testing.
The software-testing discipline continues to undergo seismic shifts from a variety of perspectives. What has traditionally been viewed as a tactical (though nonetheless important) exercise has evolved into strategic process. Previously, test engineers have executed suites of tests and produced pass/fail results that merely evaluate the performance of the software. But numerous facts are dramatically reshaping the testing process. Join Sr. Product Evangelist
Written by Optimus Marketing on May 28, 2015
This month we are welcoming Alex Siminiuc, Freelance Tester with uTest.com to share his thoughts on the skills needed for test automation & load testing.
Learning test automation and load testing is always a challenge for manual testers.
These testing types are difficult to learn because:
• they are technical
• require diverse skills
• it is not obvious the order of learning the new skills
The presentation will discuss the skills needed for test automation and load testing.
It will also present a learning process that
Written by Optimus Marketing on April 30, 2015
For April’s Meetup we are welcoming Gary Mogyorodi from the Canadian Software Testing Board in Toronto.
Gary will be telling us about the International Software Testing Qualifications Board and he will review the following:
• Introduction to the ISTQB
• Syllabi and Extensions
• The ISTQB Worldwide Footprint
• The Canadian Software Testing Board
• ISTQB Partner Program- Special Initiatives
Gary Mogyorodi has over 30 years of computing industry experience. He is the President of Software Testing Services providing consulting, training and mentoring in software testing, specializing in Requirements-Based Testing and Cause-Effect Graphing test
Written by Optimus Marketing on March 26, 2015
Stuart will present on how Vision Critical is attempting to ensure they “build it right” as well as “build the right thing”, using white box approaches, automation, risk analysis and strong critical and test thinking.
Hi, I am currently working as the QA Director for Vision Critical and I have worked in a variety of roles over the past 20ish years, almost all of which had testing or QA as part of them. My previous role was Director of QA
Written by Optimus Marketing on January 29, 2015
Moving fast and not breaking things sounds impossible — but it really isn’t! In this talk, I’ll be telling our story of how we’ve evolved our testing processes to include a tool called Screener, a DOM and screenshot diffing tool for end-to-end testing that is integrated into our continuous delivery pipeline.
Jaime Bueza (@jbueza) is an engineer at Battlefy (@Battlefy), an eSports platform that makes it easy for people to organize, manage, and join eSports tournaments for popular games like League of Legends,
Written by Optimus Marketing on October 30, 2014
Topic: How to Select a Test Automation Environment
Join us this month for a combined Meetup with the Vancouver Software Automation Group at the Hootsuite Headquarters.
During the last decade the number of available software automation tools has increased dramatically. Perhaps one of the major factors behind this significant increase is adoption of new development paradigms. More programs are writing tests and creating test tools. But how do development paradigms affect functionality? What feature sets do these tools offer over one another? Commercial
Written by Optimus Marketing on June 26, 2014
Topic: Software Architecture and Software Quality.
Our speaker for June 2014 is Dinesh Adithan. Dinesh will be sharing his experience on Software Architecture and the relationship with software quality during the Software Development Life Cycle.
Dinesh Adithan, currently Director Dealer Services at TRADER corporation has extensive experience in architecture and implementation of high traffic websites. This talk will be a guided discussion on supporting the changing architecture and quality factors needed during software development.
Written by Optimus Marketing on May 29, 2014
Our speaker for the month is Ivana Ilic, Manager, Software Test Team at Central 1 Credit Union. She has 17+ years of experience in software testing and quality assurance. She is a well known professional in BC testing community.
She will be sharing her experience on QA at Central 1 Credit Union. Details of the presentation will be updated closer to the date.
Written by Optimus Marketing on March 27, 2014
Our presenter of the month will share his experience on testing tools – coverage outline.
Speaker: Stuart Ashman, Director of QA at Vision Critical
Stuart Ashman is currently working as the Director of QA at Vision Critical, a market research software and services company. He has been working in a variety of roles involving testing and quality assurance for over 20 years.
Stuart started off testing flight deck instruments and progressed through GSM network operations software, Unix Operating Systems and Lights Out Management Firmware, into
Written by Optimus Marketing on February 27, 2014
We are bringing a little twist to our February event. This will be a fire side chat with Ben McConnell.
Ben is Director of Product Platforms at Recon Instruments. He brings great experience in Product development. He is a well known professional in product management in the wireless communication industry.
There will be an open discussion on areas such as product testing, challenges, testing engagement, process, career etc. Audience will be given chance to ask questions and participate in the discussion.