Written by Kevin McKay, Senior Software Tester/Delivery Manager - February 2015
Written by Sherry Heinze, Senior Test Consultant - January 2015
Written by Christin Wiedemann, Regional VP/Chief Scientist - December 2014
Presented by Christin Wiedemann, Regional VP/Chief Scientist - November 2014
Written by Christin Wiedemann, Regional VP/Chief Scientist - November 2014
Written by Derrick Collins, Software Tester - September 2014
Written by Robin Price, Software Tester - September 2014
Written by Stewart Kidd, Software Tester - August 2014
Written by Michael Murphy, Software Tester - July 2014
Written by Don Spencer, President, IONA Software Solutions - June 2014
Written by Ella Hoyt, Test Consultant - May 2014
Written by Brian Doyle, Delivery Manager - April 2014
Written by Mike Trites, Senior Test Consultant - March 2014
Presented by Christin Wiedemann, Regional VP/Chief Scientist - March 2014
Written by Luiza Abaygar, Senior Tester - February 2014
Written by Keith McIntosh, CEO - January 2014
Presented by Keith McIntosh, CEO & Christin Wiedemann, Regional VP/Chief Scientist - January 2014
Written by Sherry Heinze, Senior Test Consultant - December 2013
Written by Nathan Langton, Senior Software Tester - November 2013
Written by Heidi Anderson, Software Tester - October 2013
Presented by Christin Wiedemann, Regional VP/Chief Scientist - September 2013
Save the Date! ASQ's International Conference on Software Quality, “Real-World Software Quality: Trends and Practices ” is coming up March 9-11, 2015 in Long Beach, CA. This conference will focus on the application of real-world experiences, proven solutions and lessons learned in applying software quality practices in application software and custom logic devices. For more information, visit their website.
Explore London, England in March and go to TestBash 2015! Network with testing enthusiasts from around the world at the leading software testing conference within the UK on March 27, 2015.Organized by the Ministry of Testing, their mission is to inspire a generation of testers to learn more about their craft and create professional friendships that create a long lasting support network through this conference. For more information, visit their website.
Explore San Diego, CA in March and go to STPCon to see PQA Testing's Christin Wiedemann present "Let’s Start a Test Revolution – A Team-Based Approach to Test Innovation"! In this presentation, Christin will suggest an approach for test planning that encourages innovation and overcomes barriers to quality. Through a cogent discussion of ideas around brainstorming, collaboration and creativity, she will provide you with new insights that can help you revolutionize the test industry! For more information, visit their website.
Come to San Diego for the Mobile Dev + Test Conference 2015 April 12-17. This conference addresses mobile development for iOS and Android, as well as mobile testing, performance, design, user experience, smart technology and security. Hear from experts in the field about where the future of smart and mobile software is headed, and be sure to look for our PQA Testing representatives while you're there! For more information, visit their website.
Come to Atlanta, GA for QUEST 2015 and see Mike Trites of PQA Testing present "Making Numbers Count - Metrics That Matter" on April 23rd. In this session, Mike Trites will identify a number of ways that metrics can be used to measure progress during a test cycle and, ultimately, to determine when testing should be considered complete. For more information, visit their website.
Mike Trites of PQA Testing will also be presenting "Making Numbers Count - Metrics That Matter" at Better Software Conference West in Las Vegas, NV, June 7-12. This will be Mike's second time presenting this session in 2015, so if you missed him at QUEST 2015 you can catch his presentation here at Better Software Conference West! For more information, visit their website.
Come to Vancouver, BC, June 21-25 to see PQA Testing's Christin Wiedemann and Richard Lu present "If You Could Turn Back Time: Teaching New Testers" at STARCANADA! Richard and Christin will share their experiences of starting to work as software testers with no prior experience of testing, and discuss ideas for how senior testers can keep junior testers engaged and encouraged to learn and step up in their roles. They will give suggestions that are easy to implement, such as explaining the company culture, encouraging relationship building, emphasizing communication, discussing the objective and value of testing, and will talk about the different meanings of quality. For more information, visit their website.
yvrTesting is a Vancouver-based user group focused on sharing experiences and ideas around software quality assurance and testing. Each month, a speaker or panel from the Vancouver high-tech community will provide a presentation or workshop to the members of this group. Additionally, open discussion and collaboration is encouraged using the platform provided here. Visit the website for more information.
Upcoming Event: March 4, 2015 - Bug Bash
nbQ is a group set up to grow and nurture the New Brunswick software quality assurance community through networking events and growing participant and group member collaboration. Each event, a presenter from the New Brunswick QA community will be presenting a topic of interest. The goal is to have these events rotate between Fredericton, Moncton and Saint John. Visit the LinkedIn Group for more information.
Upcoming Event: TBA
The Software Quality Discussion Group, SQDG, is a community of software professionals in Calgary, Alberta Canada. We are dedicated to the exploration of all aspects of software quality, with a special emphasis on providing software professionals with a means of sharing their experiences. Visit the website for more information.
Upcoming Event: March 11, 2015 - Lessons Learned in Implementing Exploratory Testing
Trevor Atkins has recently re-launched his blog at the new location of ThinkTesting.com where he continues to share ideas around "right-fit" approaches for software testing. To read more articles written by Trevor, visit his website.
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