Practical Test Automation – Overcoming Real World Challenges

Aug 16 2011 (6:30 PM - 8:30 PM)


“Practical Test Automation – Overcoming Real World Challenges”

Chris Petrov, Principal Test Automation Consultant
Leverage Point Corporation
Efficiently delivering test automation to the masses, in a manner that is sustainable and scalable, poses a challenge for any QA organization making the attempt.  How much automation or tool expertise do my testers have and need?  How dynamic is the application?  How easy or difficult will automated test assets be to maintain as the application matures?  How much time will be available for automated test development?  What type of testing is required?

In this presentation, experienced Test Automation Consultant Chris Petrov will provide an entertaining and informative overview of practical and achievable solutions to a variety of common Test Automation challenges and collaborate with the audience to direct the presentation towards the areas of highest interest.  Areas to be covered include:

• Rapid test case development
• Use of open source testing tools
• Building effective automation in an agile environment
• Automated reporting and process management
• Framework design to maximize automation maintainability

Chris will share the real world experience that he has gained over his 20 year career in software quality and test automation and discuss creative but practical solutions to common challenges.  Ample time will be provided for interactive discussion to make sure that the topics that you are interested in get addressed.  Make sure to bring your best questions and biggest automation challenges!

About the Speaker:
In his role as a Principal Test Automation Consultant for Leverage Point Corporation, Chris Petrov is responsible for the design, development, implementation and maintenance of test automation solutions for a variety of clients.  His 20 years of experience include roles as a software engineer, quality assurance engineer, test automation lead and quality assurance manager in a variety of systems development disciplines and experience with test automation tools from virtually every major vendor.  His experience spans numerous software development methodologies and test automation approaches.  Chris is an accomplished presenter, responsible for presenting his automation vision and solutions to clients and internal customers on a regular basis.


Meeting presentation file(s):
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