STP Radio Episodes

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Check out the latest episodes of STP Radio where Mike Lyles and Smita Mishra have been interviewing speakers from this STPCon Spring 2017 being held at the Renaissance Phoenix Downtown Hotel, March 14th – 17th, 2017. Interested in being interviewed on STP Radio? Let us know, we are always looking for Testing Professionals to chat with.


STP Radio: Test (R)evolution III – An Expert Panel on Software Testing – STPConS17

Well this STP Radio episode is packed with testing pros! Take a few minutes and hear from the Keynote Panel from the upcoming STPCon in Phoenix, AZ March 14-17. This panel is the third in what is titled:  Test (R)evolution III – An Expert Panel on Software Testing.

Mike Lyles chats with Amber Race, Eric Proegler and Henrik Andersson about their expectations for the panel and other sessions and workshops that they will lead at the conference this Spring. Tune in, turn it up and enjoy!
Listen to “STP Radio: Test (R)evolution III – An Expert Panel on Software Testing – STPConS17” on Spreaker.


STP Radio: Jess Lancaster, QA Practice Manager on Paired Testing

This STP Radio episode features Jess Lancaster, QA Practice Manager at TechSmith, the makers of Snagit, Camtasia, and other visual communication software applications. Mike Lyles takes some time to find out about Jess’ thoughts on Paired Testing. Jess also tells us how he designed session “40+ of the Best, Free Testing Tools in 60 minutes”. Jess also tells us what he is looking forward to most at the upcoming STPCon in Phoenix, March 14-17. Listen Now!
Listen to “STP Radio: Jess Lancaster, QA Practice Manager on Paired Testing” on Spreaker.


STP Radio: Hans Buwalda talks about Automation Success

Today on STP Radio we have a true veteran of the software testing industry, Hans Buwalda. A California transplant from his native home, the Netherlands, Hans is a frequent international speaker and co-author of Integrated Test Design and Automation (http://amzn.to/2m7TvxW).

Mike Lyles learns how the role of test design and a modularized keyword-driven approach can help with automation. Join us for this episode, listen now!

Listen to “STP Radio: Hans Buwalda talks about Automation Success” on Spreaker.


STP Radio: A testing chat with Anand Bagmar & Curtis Stuehrenberg

Time for another great STP Radio… Today our host, Smita Mishra chats with two testing professionals that are leading both workshops and sessions at STPCon this March in Phoenix. Anand Bagmar, a hands-on and result-oriented Software Quality Evangelist with 20+ years in the IT field, tells us why “just understanding the performance of the product is not sufficient.” He explains his message he hopes to convey during STPCon. Smita also chats with Curtis Stuehrenberg, who has spent nearly two decades pursuing the career and craft of software testing and quality assurance. Curtis explains his technique that will help you “ACCelerate Your Agile Testing“. Listen now!

Listen to “STP Radio: A testing chat with Anand Bagmar & Curtis Stuehrenberg” on Spreaker.


STP Radio: How to Improv(E) Your Requirements & More – Damian Synadinos

Damian started testing software – on purpose and for money – in 1993. Since then, he has helped “build better software and build software better” using various methods and tools in numerous roles at many companies in diverse industries. Damian also enjoys performing improv comedy… How can that help you be a better tester? Listen to STP Radio host Smita Mishra chat with Damian and find out… Listen Now!

Listen to “STP Radio: How to Improv(E) Your Requirements & More – Damian Synadinos” on Spreaker.


STP Radio: The Future of Risk-Based Test Chartering – Connor Roberts

Connor Roberts is a Quality Manager with over 11+ years of testing experience. From building integration software to security testing and web services and test team management, his varied background has provided insight into multiple contexts and perspectives to aid in the build out of high-value artifacts and other material for testers. Smita Mishra chats with Connor about his upcoming workshop at STPCon in Phoenix this March. Listen in and learn more about The Future of Risk-Based Test Chartering… Listen Now!

Listen to “STP Radio: The Future of Risk-Based Test Chartering – Connor Roberts” on Spreaker.


STP Radio: The New Face of Quality in Testing: Anne Hungate

In this STP Radio episode Mike Lyles takes some time to talk with Anne Hungate – President, Daring Systems. Anne has more than twenty years of IT experience in major companies and consulting firms. Experimenting with both engineering practices and organizational design. Anne and Mike chat about quality in the digital age and how QA has a new role and value in testing. Listen Now!

Listen to “STP Radio: The New Face of Quality in Testing: Anne Hungate” on Spreaker.


STP Radio: The Dominoes of Automation! Angie Jones and Paul Merrill

Yet another great STP Radio episode with Mike Lyles! Mike talks with Angie Jones – Consulting Automation Engineer at LexisNexis and Paul Merrill – Principle Software Engineer in Test and Founder of Beaufort Fairmont about “The Dominoes of Automation,” Angie and Paul’s workshop at STPCon. Also learn more about the other session that both Angie and Paul are presenting at STPCon this Spring in Phoenix, AZ.

Listen to “STP Radio: The Dominoes of Automation! Angie Jones and Paul Merrill” on Spreaker.


STP Radio: The Importance of Human Skills in Testing – Rajesh Mathur

In this episode, Mike Lyles talks with Rajesh Mathur, International speaker, blogger, writer, and Head of Testing at an Australian federal regulatory agency all the way down under in Melbourne, Australia. Mike and Rajesh discuss not only how human skills are just as important as technical skills in testing, but how your team can earn respect among your clients and stakeholders. Listen Now!
Listen to “STP Radio: The Importance of Human Skills in Testing – Rajesh Mathur” on Spreaker.


STP Radio: STPCon Keynote, Workshop, and Session Leader Christin Wiedemann

In this episode of STP Radio, Mike Lyles talks with Christin Wiedemann – CEO & Chief Scientist, PQA Testing about her “Speaker Trifecta” at STPCon in Phoenix, AZ – March 14-17, 2017. Listen in as Mike and Christin talk about the future of testing, building knowledge and how to keep it, jugling at the south pole and promoting diversity on your test team through inclusive leadership.
Listen to “STP Radio: STPCon Keynote, Workshop, and Session Leader Christin Wiedemann” on Spreaker.


STP Radio: Nancy Kelln – What the Hell Kind of Testing Is That?

This episode is a real treat! Mike Lyles spends time with Nancy Kelln, a test manager with 16 years of diverse IT experience. Nancy and Mike discuss how to implement Exploratory Testing in to your organziation and whats behind the name of her session “What the Hell Kind of Testing Is That?”
Listen to “STP Radio: Nancy Kelln – What the Hell Kind of Testing Is That?” on Spreaker.


STP Radio: STPCon DevOps Workshop Leader Michael Hackett – Senior VP, LogiGear

Today on STP Radio Mike Lyles chats with Michael Hackett, Senior VP at LogiGearabout his upcoming session and workshops at #STPCon in Phoenix, AZ – March 14-17, 2017. Listen in as Mike and Michael touch on DevOps, test case design, offshore teams and the new face of quality in testing.
Listen to “STP Radio: STPCon DevOps Workshop Leader Michael Hackett – Senior VP, LogiGear” on Spreaker.


STP Radio: Special Edition – Participant Interviews from STPCon Fall 2016

This special episode of STP Radio was recorded during the Fall 2016 Meet & Greet Reception in Dallas Texas. Mike Lyles spoke with several attendees to get thier perspective on the workshops that they attended and what they are looking forward to as the show progresses.
Listen to “STP Radio: Participant Interviews from STPCon Fall 2016” on Spreaker.


STP Radio: Agile Coach Pradeepa Narayanaswamy

Today on STP Radio, Mike Lyles interviews Agile Coach Pradeepa Narayanaswamy about her workshop and session at the up-coming STPCon in Phoenix, AZ, March 14-17. Learn the key factors to a successful agile project and how paired testing can make your organization more effective and efficient.
Listen to “STP Radio: Agile Coach Pradeepa Narayanaswamy STPCon Spring 2017” on Spreaker.


Please check back, we will be adding more eppisodes as we run up to STPCon Spring 2017!

Check out our archive of STP Radio from the Fall 2016 STPCon:

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STPCon Spring 2016 Interview: Greg Sypolt & Ashley Hunsberger
Posted 3/10/16

Today both Greg Sypolt & Ashley Hunsberger take a moment to chat with Mike Lyles about their Hands-On Workshop, BDD & Cucumber Test Automation. Listen in as they also discuss test Automation in general and share other insights that they have learned over their impressive careers in Software Testing, Quality Engineering and Team Leadership.


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STPCon Spring 2016 Interview: Agile – Bob Galen & Mary Thorn
Posted 3/07/16

Both Bob Galen and Mary Thorn are well known in the testing world as strong leaders in agile testing methodologies. We are excited to have them co-present two workshops at the Westin San Francisco Airport Hotel starting on April 4th.


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STPCon Spring 2016 Keynote Interview: Karen N Johnson
Posted 3/03/16

Take a few moments and listen to Smita Mishra as she talks to Karen about her career, thoughts on leadership in testing and her keynote “How Nancy Drew Prepared Me to Become a Software Tester“.


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STP Radio – Automation with Paul Grizzaffi
Posted 2/29/16

Welcome to yet another episode of STP Radio. In this episode Smita Mishra chats with Paul Grizzaffi, Automation Program Architect and Manager for Revenue Cycle Technology at MedAssets, a healthcare performance improvement company.


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STP Radio – Performance Testing at STPCon
Posted 2/23/16

Listen to the latest episode of STP Radio and hear from three of the most experienced and well seasoned Performance Testing Professionals in the business. Mike Lyles talks with Andi Grabner, Eric Proegler and Mark Tomlinson about their workshops and sessions coming up this April 4-7 at the Westin San Francisco Airport Hotel…


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STP Radio – Jim Hazen and Automation at STPCon
Posted 2/20/16

In this episode of STP Radio Mike Lyles chats with Jim Hazen, a veteran of the software testing trenches with over twenty-five years of experience testing applications on the PC and Web platforms.


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STP Radio – Keynote Panel Interview
Posted 2/15/16

In this episode, Mike Lyles, your conference host chats with Smita Mishra, Dave Haeffner and Damian Synadinos about their upcoming workshops, sessions and Keynote Panel discussion.