Stpcon Spring 2014

Sheraton New Orleans $159/night


Leadership for Testers STPCon Spring 2014

Leadership Perspectives for Testers

Understanding the business side of testing is as important as amplifying our approaches and techniques. In this track you will learn how to effectively lead diverse test teams, communicate with stakeholders, and advocate for testing.  This track includes topics related to building test teams, leading business testers, handling the challenges of remote teams, communicating the value of testing, and using metrics in the decision making process.

1004: STPCON Presenter Mentoring: Speaker Invitation and Orientation
Mark Tomlinson Practitioner of Performance Testing, West Evergreen Consulting, LLC
Mike Lyles Senior QA Manager, Lowe’s Companies, Inc.

105: Effective Communication for Testers
Raj Subramanian IT System Test Engineer, Progressive Insurance
Carlene Wesemeyer Quality Assurance Associate,

205: The Good, The Bad, and The Metrics
Mike Lyles Senior QA Manager, Lowe’s Companies, Inc.
Jay Philips CEO & President, Project Realms, Inc.

305: Zero to Sixty in 75 Minutes – What New QA Managers Need to Know
Scott Hunt QA Manager, FamilySearch.org

405: Service Virtualization Enables Continuous Testing
Wayne Ariola Chief Strategy Officer, Parasoft

505: Interviewing Testers
Rex Black President, RBCS

605: Hardware Testing for Software QA Professionals
Jack Frank QA Lead, Azad, Inc.

805: Thinking Fast and Slow: Cognitive Distortions in Testing
Joseph Ours Director of Advisory Services, Cohesion