2010 Toronto TesTrek

Event details | Event Overview | Session Details | Session Description | Speaker Profiles

Event details

Date: October 18-21, 2010
Venue: Hilton Toronto Hotel, Toronto, Canada

Event Overview

TesTrek showcases best-in-class testing practices to help software professionals resolve IT challenges and remain up-to-date with software testing trends. The event's 'Two-for-Two' format comprises a two-day Manager's Solutions Workshop and Software Testing Symposium where industry leaders and testing professionals exchange thoughts and ideas.

At the event, Infosys will present a session jointly with Bank of America on 'Succeeding with Agile Testing in a Global Company'.

Session Details

Topic: Succeeding with Agile Testing in a Global Company
Date: October 21, 2010
Time: 13:30-14:30 EST
Speakers: Sanjay Srinivas, Bank of America
Sadhu Handa, Infosys Technologies

Session Description

When a major financial institution that has successfully adopted Waterfall Methodology with Six Sigma principles decides to embrace an agile methodology, it poses several hurdles that the teams must overcome to adapt to a time boxed delivery structure. This is especially true of the testing teams, who are now involved upfront in the project. In this real world example, Michael and Sadhu will give you an understanding of how the bank's testing teams overcame these challenges, ensuring smooth coordination between geographically scattered teams. They will also discuss how planning tools were integrating with test management tools like Quality Center that evolved to meet the needs of iterative deliveries. Finally, you will learn about their next steps in the agile arena.

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Speaker Profiles

Sanjay has over 10 years of experience in the IT industry and has worked on diverse applications and platforms in India, U.S.A. and Switzerland. His expertise spans methodologies ranging from traditional Waterfall to Six Sigma-based Waterfall and Agile/ Iterative methodologies. Currently, as the QA Manager, he is responsible for testing multi-generation portal-based applications at Bank of America. Sanjay also manages several functional and regression testing projects along with other Waterfall methodologies. He is actively involved in automated testing and mentors various teams on the adoption of Agile methodologies.

Sadhu has over 12 years of experience in the IT industry with extensive experience leading testing projects in several industries and technologies. He holds several key certifications such as PM Elite, CSQA and CSTE). Sadhu has also completed certifications in banking from Dun & Bradstreet (D&B) and Indian Institute of Banking and Finance (IIBF).

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