• Where Did All That Testing Time Go?

    by  • November 2, 2011 • Customers, Webinars, Zephyr Enterprise Edition • 0 Comments

    Webinar Outlines Methods & Technologies for Squeezing More Testing Time Out of Every Project

    When: Wednesday, November 16 at 11:00am PST

    Register Here: https://www2.gotomeeting.com/register/504503162

    There’s never enough time to test, but did you know that 10% of your team’s time is spent on manual administrative tasks that could be automated through effective test management? Come participate in this roundtable discussion with Margo Visitacion, Vice President, Principal Analyst from Forrester Research, Bob St. Hilaire, Assistant Director of SQA from Measured Progress and Sanjay Zalavadia, Director of Professional Services from Zephyr as they discuss how to use an effective combination of pragmatic practices and test management technologies to squeeze more testing time out of every project. This is an interactive session where attendees are encouraged to ask the panel their own questions.

    The panel will cover how to:

    • Get more testing done with less money
    • Get more testing done with less calendar time
    • Manage testing cycles that are constantly challenged by schedule overruns

    Speakers:

    Margo Visitacion, Vice President, Principal Analyst – Forrester Research

    Margo is a Vice President serving Application Development & Delivery Professionals. She is a leading expert in software delivery. Margo focuses on the areas of project management, project portfolio management, PMO, software testing, quality assurance, and Agile test methodologies. She has been with Forrester for eight years, during which time she has covered project and program management, project portfolio management, project-based organizations, integrated IT management, requirements management, quality assurance, and testing processes. Margo has 25 years of experience in IT, developing and implementing QA, and project management organizations.

    Bob St. Hilaire, Assistant Director of SQA, Measured Progress

    Bob has over 15 years of experience in automation, leadership, architecture, testing, and project management. As a Black Belt, Six Sigma Bob offers an organizational philosophy that ultimate product quality isn’t solely a function of a QA organization but rather a sum of all the processes and activities which affect the product life-cycle. Currently, at Measured Progress, Bob leads a QA team that creates and executes over 20,000 test cases across 34 projects. Bob recognizes the potential for extraordinary quality goals and treats the entire product life cycle as an exercise in quality.

    Sanjay Zalavadia, Director Professional Services, Zephyr

    Sanjay brings over 15 years of leadership experience in IT and Technical Support Services. Throughout his career, Sanjay has successfully established and grown premier IT and Support Services teams across multiple geographies for both large and small companies. Most recently, he was Associate Vice President at Patni Computers (NYSE: PTI) responsible for the Telecoms IT Managed Services Practice where he established IT Operations teams supporting Virgin Mobile, ESPN Mobile, Disney Mobile and Carphone Warehouse. Prior to this Sanjay was responsible for Global Technical Support at Bay Networks, a leading routing and switching vendor, which was acquired by Nortel.

    About Zephyr
    Zephyr is a leading provider of on-demand, real-time enterprise test management solutions, offering innovative applications and unparalleled, metrics based visibility via real time dashboards into the quality and status of software projects. The feature rich solution addresses today’s dynamic and global needs across a variety of industries including finance, healthcare, mobile, IT services, and enterprise software. Zephyr’s global customers experience improved productivity, faster time to market and dramatic cost savings. For more information, please visits www.getzephyr.com

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