Event for the software test and QA community to kick off

By SiliconIndia   |   Tuesday, 29 June 2010, 02:45 Hrs   |    6 Comments
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Event for the software test and QA community to kick off
Bangalore: The testing community today, and test managers in particular, are facing a number of new problems such as increasing complexity, ever-increasing demands to reduce time-to-market & the need for testers to take on more varied roles in the organization. Keeping this in mind, SiliconIndia is organizing Software Testing Conference (SoftTec 2010), a leading event for the Software Test and QA Community on July 3, 2010 (Saturday) in Bangalore. This is a must-attend event for testing professionals and leaders. SoftTeC 2010's agenda reflects the challenges organizations face today in order to address different testing projects. It also explores new challenges such as Cloud Computing, Virtualisation, Web 2.0 and the increasing take up of Open Source tools. The conference provides clear guidance to the delegates and helps them understand the challenges and issues faced in testing today, how best to address them and how to cope with changing conditions and the need to optimise every effort.

T Ashok - Founder and CEO, STAG Software will kick start the event while talking about the changing face of testing. Other speakers at the event include Mahesh Venkataraman, General Manager, Innovation Center, Testing Services, Wipro Technologies; Girish B, CEO, TestingCzar; Dr Chandrasekar Umapathy , Manager - Application Security, Symphony Services; S. Janardhanan, SVP & CTO - Technology Services & Quality, ITC Infotech; Mrityunjaya, Testing & Consulting Expert, Mphasis, Prabha Aithal, CTO, CanvasM; Vinay Srinivasan, Senior Technical Associate, Test Automation CoE,Tech Mahindra; Kalyanam Kannan, Practice Director- Testing, Sonata Software; Avinash Mangipudi, Test Architect, L&T Infotech; Shankaranarayanan G A, Test Manager, Mindtree and Lawrence F, Mphasis. There are two exciting parallel track - one for Leaders/ Managers and the other for Test Professionals. The Test Professionals track covers ten technical sessions on wide-range of testing topics, combining the best software testing theories with real-world examples and where participants not only learn but actually apply it immediately to their test environments. The Test Leadership track will focus on managing testers and the software test areas of the product lifecycle. You will learn techniques for working effectively in a leadership role with test and non-test teams, and the differences between being a manager and being a leader.

In the Test Professional track there would be sessions on: Application Security Testing,Testing of Virtual Environments, Cloud Testing, Protocol Testing,Avionics Testing,Mobile/Infotainment Apps testing and Compliance based testing in banking/financial sector. Topics in the Test Leadership track would comprise of: Leadership Lessons for the Test & QA Profession, Creating a high performance Testing & QA Team, The Business Case for Test Automation, Software Test Metrics / QA metrics, Test Strategy and Test Planning, Improving Test competency and using Real-World Agile Practices on Your Testing Project.

This Conference is designed for organizations and individuals who have technical proficiencies and leadership responsibilities within their respective discipline areas and are actively involved in the testing and quality process, development, and group dynamics. There are limited seats. To register one can visit: https://www.siliconindia.com/events/siliconindia_events/index.php?eid=SoftTech2010

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