Automating Your Way to Quality: How TQL Slashed Testing Time and Boosted Confidence
10:30 - 11:30 West Ballroom
From 100% manual to CI/CD pipeline automation …with leadership buy-in! We all know high-quality software results in lower cost and shorter time to market. Whether you have 1-2 Agile teams or 50+, join TQL and Lighthouse Technologies for an engaging conversation about TQL’s journey with practical tips and proven principles to transform your career and organization. Learn how to build buy-in with your leadership, partner with your developers to help improve unit testing, shift-left, accelerate your test automation, and increase the speed and quality of delivery. Join us for an engaging and pragmatic presentation: 1) How to engage your leadership 2) Training manual testers to automate 3) Core software quality and shift-left principles and tools 4) Balancing catchup with in-flight releases 5) Engaging with developers 6) Reporting dashboards -- cementing leadership buy-in 7) Lessons Learned and looking forward
Jeff Van Fleet
After almost 20 years of developing and managing complex software/hardware systems for both commercial and Department of Defense (DoD) applications, Jeff founded Lighthouse Technologies in 2000 with the aim of delivering software systems on-time, on-money, and on-quality, while building an intentional culture of caring, growing, and improving – A “Culture of We”.
Alexander Grantz
Alex has 16 years of experience in quality assurance. He is now a Test Automation Manager for Total Quality Logistics, the second-largest freight brokerage firm in North America. He manages a team that’s using the latest tools for test automation for Web UI, API, Mobile and Performance testing. This leadership role follows several years of front-line testing at several companies on waterfall projects, Agile teams and test automation teams. Outside of work, Alex spends his time with his wife and two young kids.