Speaker: Robert Crews, Checkpoint Technologies

Bob Crews, President of Checkpoint Technologies, is a consultant and trainer with over 22 years of IT experience including full life-cycle development involving development, requirements management, and software testing. He has consulted and trained for over 200 different organizations in areas such as effectively using automated testing solutions, test planning, risk analysis, implementing automated frameworks, and developing practices which ensure the maximum return-on-investment with automated solutions. Bob has presented at numerous conferences and user groups throughout the world including QAI, EuroStar (Copenhagen), HP Software Universe, and LatinStar (Mexico City). Bob was named one of the top five speakers at the QAI Annual Software Testing Conference in 2004.

Effectively Implementing Test Automation: Performing an Internal Assessment

Wednesday, November 7, 2012: 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

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Your organization has implemented software test automation and is not realizing the value it expected.  Or perhaps, it’s just starting to consider implementation and you wish to be proactive.  The scope and complexities of testing are increasing as new technologies and environments emerge, applications become more advanced, and users become more astute.  Including test automation can improve your testing process but you’re then faced with numerous considerations.  What are the primary objectives of the QA team?  What challenges should be expected?  Is our technical environment ready?  Does our team have the necessary skills?  How will we success?  Utilizing a software test automation assessment will address these questions and assist you in focusing your automation efforts. In this interactive workshop you will be guided through a software test automation assessment process and have the opportunity to assess your own organization.  A documented Software Test Automation Assessment template will be provided to all workshop attendees.

  • Explore critical test organization assessment areas
  • Learn key discovery questions to ask during an assessment process
  • Develop a realistic roadmap to software test automation success