Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Transitioning from Manual Testing to Automated Testing

On November 18, Bill Rinko-Gay presented Transitioning from Manual Testing to Automated Testing at the Agile / Lean Practitioners Meetup.

Event Description:
Transitioning from Manual Testing to Automated Testing will cover the following topics:will cover the following topics:
  • Agile ROI thinking for automated testing
  • When to automate
  • Overcoming common objections
  • Automated Tests are Software Development
  • Where in the architecture to automate
  • Who automates

This will be a discussion where the above will be the framework but we focus on answering participants questions rather than presenting an approach.
Bill Rinko-Gay
Bill Rinko-Gay has over 30 years experience in Software Development, most of that time in QA. Bill’s career and the Software QA profession progressed together until Bill realized that Agile was the demonstration that the QA profession had failed to deliver. Since 2005 Bill has been helping to re-imagine Software QA in light of Agile methods, taking advantage of the specific skills and knowledge of the QA SME and incorporating that into Agile’s self organizing teams.

Monday, November 3, 2014

11/11 - What Does Lean/Agile look like at Facebook and The Economist?

This Meetup features industry professionals with stories about products and experiences within their respective companies. We'll be hearing about the structure of their teams, and the pros and cons that go with it, as well as, looking into what we could be doing as a community to make us more effective as individuals. 
Case Study: Victor Brunetti (Product Designer at Facebook)
Victor currently works at Facebook, previously part of the Hot Studio team. He believes in delighting users through a combination of utility and joy. For over a decade he's executed cross-platform, multi-channel digital experiences, rich data-driven applications and marketing campaigns. 
Case Study: Danny Setiawan (Senior UX Designer at The Economist) 
Danny currently works as the senior UX designer at The Economist. Previously, he worked for Yahoo! and has done work for other major brands like MSN, Disney and Sony. Danny is passionate about optimizing product development processes and result-centric UX. 
Fireside Panel Debate: Victor, Danny, and Mona Patel (CEO at Motivate Design)
Mona combines positivity, timeless wisdom, sharp design thinking and a little bit of magic glitter with her 15 years of experience in design and research to help you see around corners and realize a kind of success you didn’t necessarily expect. 
6:30pm - 7:00pm Networking
7:00pm - 7:20pm Facebook Case Study
7:20pm - 7:40pm The Economist Case Study 
7:40pm - 8:00pm Fireside Panel Debate
8:00pm - 8:30pm Announcements & Networking 
This Meetup event is a collaborative effort between the Agile / Lean Practitioners and The UX Lab.
RSVP for this great event.
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