Technology, in the business landscape is ever-evolving as business challenges have become increasingly complex. To keep up, organisations must build and deploy innovative, timely solutions.
The focus of the conference is on finding methods and tools for business value through the adoption of Agile, DevOps and Testing and well-built software. This transformation depends on significant changes in culture, roles & responsibilities, team structure, and tools & processes.
This event is mainly focused on participants from South East Asia; hence the start and end times have been chosen for the convenience of participants from these Time Zones
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We are inviting speakers – thought leaders, subject experts and start-up entrepreneurs – to share their knowledge and enthusiasm about their work and vision in these three fields. Please let us know too if you would like to participate in the panel sessions only.
We are also planning short “how to do” sessions or full-day workshops to run as pre or post conference events. Let us know if you have a related topic that you want to run as a workshop or an extended briefing.
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Many Agile testers feel like we never have enough time to fully test in a given sprint, cycle or other timeframe. We plan for the best case scenario, but, undoubtedly, something happens with our best-laid plans that cause us to feel like we “just didn’t test enough.” In this session, we will talk about the five areas that may be causing inefficiencies in your overall approach – to include test planning and duplication of testing to the left of QE. Melissa will discuss these five areas and you’ll have a chance to share yours with the outcome to be practical solutions that can be implemented quickly. Once we have the plan to reduce or eliminate the inefficiencies, we’ll talk about areas you may be able to spend more time in or add to your overall testing strategy – effectively adding more time to do what you do best!
Non-functional requirements define the quality characteristics of a solution. It can transform a user story from good to great. We shall leverage Story cubes in this fun activity to get those creative juices flowing to uncover the most missed non-functional requirements.
Nivarti Jayaram, Chief Data Officer, Societe Generale
While building the right culture & mindset are paramount for transforming teams and organizations to DevOps, it’s important to understand that Tools are also an integral part in successful adoption of DevOps within an enterprise. In this session, we will look at the current tooling landscape for DevOps adoption and the factors that we will need to consider while choosing them for our own context. We will also cover the tradeoffs that we may have to make while choosing the tools.
Sudeepta Guchhait, Director – QA, NASDAQ
The main focus of the talk is, how to low-code and no-code technology can help the banking industry to achieve its business values quickly. Also will share the best practices of choosing and implementing the right tool, Framework, ROI with a case study in the digital banking industry.
Sudeep Chatterjee, Head Of QA And Testing, London Stock Exchange
DevOps is a goal for many organisations to achieve the vision of reducing end to end product development cycle time and to deliver value to business and customers faster. With advanced development practices and tools, organisations have successfully achieved CI/CD (Continuous Integration/Continuous Development) but CT (Continuous Testing) remains elusive. In this talk, I would explain how low code test automation solutions can help reach the CI/CD/CT objectives.
Rosalind Radcliffe, Distinguished Engineer, Chief Architect for DevOps for Enterprise Systems, IBM
Large enterprises need to provide high quality software while still moving at a rapidly increasing pace, in order to accomplish this, an overall view of software quality needs to be considered. This session will discuss how to bring this culture of quality and how to bring automation and continuous testing practices to the Enterprise including IBM.
Traditional CI/CD systems haven’t been designed for cloud native environments and need to evolve. Tekton is a flexible, Kubernetes native open source CI/CD framework that enables automating deployments across multiple platforms—including Kubernetes, serverless, and VMs—by abstracting away the underlying details. It provides a set of shared, open-source components for building CI/CD systems and is one of the founding projects of the CD Foundation (CDF). Within the CDF’s open, vendor-neutral structure, Tekton’s goal is to provide industry specifications for CI/CD pipelines, workflows and other building blocks.
This talk explains the CI/CD challenges in a cloud native landscape shows how Tekton project addresses these challenges. It goes into details on what Tekton resources are, how to install the pipelines and how to run them for building, testing and deploying containerized applications on their clusters.
BMK Lakshminarayanan, Value Stream Architect, Bank of New Zealand
As we step into the eleventh year of the term “DevOps”, it is now mainstream in most organizations. It makes into the Strategy & Board meetings, CIO presentations, press releases and success parties.
As most of the organizations just scratching the surface, there is a lot to take on when it comes to any transformation initiatives. Primarily focusing on – Speed & Stability. Organizations have realized that – hundreds of deployments do not matter, but matters what – the “Value” to the customer.
In this presentation, BMK will share his study on most of the Enterprises’ states, reflecting on how the pressure is more on “IT” to deliver value faster. However, the rest of the organization operations and processes are still slow, e.g., funding the initiatives, Architecture, governance, etc.
BMK’s talk will cover and help you to explore:
As we operate within an increasingly digital environment, organizations are coming under a growing number of threats from latest cyber-attacks. Organizations are needing to bring cyber-security and build resiliency to the forefront of their digital strategy to ensure they are operating at their peak and to protect their businesses, customers, partners, vendors, and staff. This session will cover what needs to be protected, how to implement continuous security testing in the CICD process, Security Testing Tools, Hands-on demo using an opensource tool and benefits of continuous security testing.
Padma Satyamurthy, Transformation Leader, Walmart Global Technologies
In this talk, I will share my experience on what scaling is all about, what challenges or roadblocks organizations hit in the journey and some practical ways to overcome them and finally, what would be the benefits not only organizations will enjoy, but also pass it on to their customers.
Sumit Mundhada, Senior Manager Test Automation, Vodafone
AI and Machine Learning are here to help software testing deliver better results. Artificial intelligence (AI) in test automation is the latest trend and it has many benefits. This talk will unfold the use cases and the future trends for AI and ML with respect to software testing. We will also touch base on how ML algorithms & AI can help in quality testing and overall return of investment.
Jette Pedersen, Senior Software QA Engineer, Schibsted
Within my 20+ years experience of enterprise IT development, I have changed my role from developer to a traditional tester to becoming a QA coach. For this talk I will be sharing my personal story about the changes I have gone through in my working life. Starting as a Cobol developer and then becoming a fulltime traditional tester was a big step, but moving from a traditional tester to a QA coach turned out to be even bigger.
I will take you through the phases, from initial organizational conversations about the changes that were needed, to accepting the direction and finding new gaps/needs to deliver.
This might seem as an unmanageable thing to do – but it can be done!
Are you facing new challenges in your company? Maybe you can learn something from my experiences.