STARWEST 2020 - Career/ Personal Development | TechWell

STARWEST Virtual+ 2020 - Career/ Personal Development

Thursday, October 8

Jennifer-Bonine
AI Appstore, Inc.
T8

How Technology Teams Can Support Sustainable Development Goals and Be Champions for Change!

Thursday, October 8, 2020 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

2030 is the “Decade of Delivery” to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals – yet the gap between where we are, and where we need to be is significant. A new report shows that 4th Industrial Revolution technology can play a major role in bridging this gap, but new responsibilities and partnerships will be necessary to move beyond technological enthusiasm. Join Jennifer Bonine to learn how the Fourth Industrial Revolution Tech Can Fast Track 70% of Sustainable Development Goals. Jennifer will discuss use cases of emerging technologies, including AI, which were analyzed to build the case...

Alissa Lydon
Sauce Labs
T14

Feeling the Fuzzies - The Liberal Arts in Testing

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Thursday, October 8, 2020 - 2:15pm to 3:15pm

In the 2016-17 academic year, the most common degree conferred to graduating students in the US fell under the category of “Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities.” These 389,000 new graduates, affectionately called “fuzzies” in some circles, have ventured into the job market, many of them into the technology industry. And like their skeptical relatives during the holidays, they are finding similar questions when applying for employment: What are your “technical” qualifications? What skills does a liberal arts major bring to the table in tech? Humanities - that...