Alexander French is a QA Manager based in Toronto with a great team of test specialists working across TD Bank Group. Alexander spent six years working in Japan and has 10 years of experience working with cross-location QA teams in Canada. Alexander’s motto? If you work really hard and you are kind, great things will happen. To quote our CEO Ed Clarke, “Change one person’s life for the better and you are a leader!”
Thursday, November 8, 2012: 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Almost every large company has multiple locations for their QA team nowadays. With all the focus on productivity and getting people to do more, the QA team is often shared between locations for resource optimization. Having the right mindset and knowledge of tools in this situation is essential. This session is focused on how to properly manage a QA team with distributed team members. We’ll cover tools & techniques as well as some friendly tips to make this experience a positive one for all involved.
- Understand communication challenges and how to overcome them
- Gather tips and hints to help manage effectively at a distance
- Understand the difference between a multi-location and offshore team and how to manage accordingly.