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STARWEST 2021 - Industry Technical Presentations

Wednesday, October 6

Kristen Webb
Tricentis
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Tricentis
ITP1

10 Steps to Continuous Performance Testing in DevOps

Wednesday, October 6, 2021 - 11:30am to 12:30pm
There’s no question that enterprises today want to further integrate continuous performance testing into automated pipelines. However, many are finding it difficult to reconcile the mismatched clock-speed of testing with today’s accelerated pace of development and delivery. This session presents field-tested best practices on how to get started with automated continuous testing and how to overcome common testing automation blockers. You’ll learn, among other things, the key steps to continuous performance testing in DevOps, including how to: • Gather the right metrics to assess your gaps•...
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Broadcom
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Infosys
ITP2

Quickly Enabling Test Data for SAP Upgrades

Wednesday, October 6, 2021 - 11:30am to 12:30pm

One of the vital challenges faced in SAP testing is the unavailability of Test Data needed for critical testing phases. Organizations across the globe are looking for self-service data generation capabilities for SAP apps and databases to enable CI-CD in the landscape. Those undergoing S4 HANA Landscape transformation need to accelerate the data extraction from multiple data sources and SAP tables, all while adhering to data privacy and compliance, such as GDPR guidelines.

Watch our session and learn how you can: 

Utilize SAP S/4HANA browser-based tools and API's to access SAP...
Jennifer Lowenthal
SmartBear
Phil Voulgaris
SmartBear
ITP3

The State of Software Quality | 2021 Trends and Insights

Wednesday, October 6, 2021 - 11:30am to 12:30pm

Join a panel of SmartBear experts as they walk through the 2021 State of Software Quality Testing and API reports, and divulge the key trends and observations uncovered. SmartBear collected insights from thousands of developers, testers, and managers worldwide who are passionate about quality as it relates to software testing and bringing APIs to market. These reports are designed to capture benchmarks for software testing professionals. It reaches across industries and takes into account the methodologies, practices, and tools used to build, validate, and deliver software. It reveals...

Alex Chernyak
ZAPTEST
ITP4

The Game Changer of Software Automation

Wednesday, October 6, 2021 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm

ZAPTEST is a new generation Software Automation solution for Functional and Performance testing and the Robotic process automation (RPA) supporting modern Hyperautomation for Digital Transformation industry movement.

In this session, we'll cover:

Company OverviewTechnology AdvantagesOn-boarding Model
Jeff Peeples
Parasoft
ITP5

A Winning Strategy: Optimize Test Automation With CI/CD & Virtualization

Wednesday, October 6, 2021 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm

Enterprise companies are constantly challenged with delivering high-quality applications that meet customer expectations. The only way to make sure you meet schedule, budget, and quality targets is with a comprehensive testing strategy that provides insight to test coverage and results with guidance for continuous improvement.

Implementing a winning testing strategy requires a partner and a platform that work with your priorities to reach your goals. Parasoft provides an end-to-end software testing solution with world-class support that addresses the needs of modern enterprise...

ITP6

How to Create a Balanced Approach to Testing

Wednesday, October 6, 2021 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm

Manual testing has long been the cornerstone of quality, but relying on manual testing alone is no longer a viable testing strategy. High-velocity teams often struggle to keep up with frequent releases which demands a hybrid or even fully automated approach.

To manage, quality teams are turning to low-code test automation solutions. But, the line between what to automate and what to test manually is blurred. Understanding the role of each - and their impact on UX - is critical to building an effective strategy. In this session, we’ll explore how to create a balanced, high-impact...

Rich Mills
Coveros
ITP7

DevOps Approach to Ensure Quality in Microservices

Wednesday, October 6, 2021 - 2:45pm to 3:45pm

You’ve shifted to microservice architecture, but now you have hidden dependencies which are maintained by teams that don't talk to each other. You’re stuck with the inability to figure out which versions work together, driving the need to test your old system in pieces and as a whole. What do you do? 

Join DevOps Architect Rich Mills as he shares experiences introducing DevOps with a high degree of automation to build, deploy, and amplify the level of testing. Learn how the CI/CD pipeline can be used to foster communication between well-structured teams and how to ensure that each...

Harshal Vora
QMetry Inc.
ITP8

AI in Testing

Wednesday, October 6, 2021 - 2:45pm to 3:45pm

As more organizations gear up to improve customer experience across digital channels, delivering incremental features and enhancements has become par for the course. Users expect continuous improvement and the best quality in the products and services they access. According to World Quality Report, around 23-28% Enterprise IT Budget is allocated to testing which amounts to enormous $40 billion! Even after this huge budget allocation, according to Global Developer Report from GitLab, Testing is the #1 barrier to speed and agility. Why is this the case? Why testing is always a challenge for...

Thursday, October 7

Patrick Alt
test.ai
ITP11

Deploying a Large Scale Army of AI-Driven Testing Bots

Thursday, October 7, 2021 - 9:45am to 10:45am

AI-driven test execution is helping organizations scale their software validation and verification efforts and keep pace with the speed of DevOps. However, this new level of test automation is not without additional infrastructure costs. AI testing bots tend to consume a significant amount of resources when using deep machine learning models to generate and execute test cases. And so a new problem has arisen: how do we scale AI-driven testing efficiently and reliably to support the needs of large enterprises? Join Patrick Alt as he describes an approach for running hundreds of AI testing...

ITP12

The Benefits of Shift-Left Automated Testing for the Mainframe

Thursday, October 7, 2021 - 9:45am to 10:45am

When developing mainframe applications, testing even a simple code change can take up to half a day - while testing a more complex changes can take two to four days. In a recent Mainframe DevOps survey, businesses budgeted three to four days out of every 10-day sprint for just to conduct manual testing. In addition to the lack of efficiency, this manual process is rife with risk as developers can easily neglect running a test case or even misinterpret the results. It all ends in poor software quality for the end user.

In this session, Stuart Ashby, DevOps architect and evangelist for...

nikolay-advolodkin
Sauce Labs
ITP10

Developing and Testing a Web App with Continuous Integration + Visual End to End Testing Using C#

Thursday, October 7, 2021 - 9:45am to 10:45am

Join Nikolay Advolodkin to learn more about continuous integration and visual testing using Sauce Labs.

Continuous integration can seem difficult to many individuals. However, CI doesn't need to be with the combination of the right tools. In this video, Nikolay Advolodkin will go over how to create a web-app using React. Then, we will shift-left by adding some automated unit tests using React Testing Library. Next, we will shift-right by adding some visual tests using Sauce Visual. And finally, you will learn how to continuously build and test the web app through a Github workflow....

ITP13

How to Build for Scalable Salesforce Test Automation

Thursday, October 7, 2021 - 11:15am to 12:15pm

Explore recommended practices for set-up of scalable build processes including: structure, orgs, test environments, smoke test projects, verification process, and test reporting structure.

Eran-Kinsbruner
Perfecto by Perforce
ITP14

How to Make a Market-Driven Decision on Test Automation Frameworks

Thursday, October 7, 2021 - 11:15am to 12:15pm

In this rapidly evolving world of app development and testing, how does one pick a test automation framework? Or decide whether to add or switch to a different framework? In this session, you’ll learn how to select future-ready frameworks that best support your testers and developers.

You’ll learn:

Driving forces that are impacting the mobile & web app landscape.Selection criteria for major & emerging test automation frameworks.When to switch, mix, or remain with your current tech stack. 

 

Inflectra
ITP15

Applying a Risk-Based Approach to Testing Mission-Critical Applications

Thursday, October 7, 2021 - 11:15am to 12:15pm

One of the most under-appreciated aspects of testing is risk. There is never enough time to do all the testing that would be needed for 100% coverage (this is true for automated testing and manual testing). Consequently, there is a tradeoff between spending time on different types of testing and focusing on specific features, modules or requirements. By applying a risk-based approach to testing, you can seek to optimize these trade-offs with a data-driven methodology.

In this talk I will discuss the different types of risk that you should be considering (technical, business, etc.)...

Meera Rao
Synopsys
ITP16

Cracking the Code of DevSecOps: Intelligent Orchestration + Code Dx

Thursday, October 7, 2021 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm

Here at Synopsys, we believe application security should be invisible, completely abstracted, extensible to any AST tools. We built Intelligent Orchestration a purpose-built, intelligent, cloud enabled CI/CD pipeline, inclusive of native world-class software security scanning, which enables DevOps teams to produce highly secure software faster. Intelligent Orchestration, offers a holistic, intelligent solution that combines people, process and technology pillars of DevSecOps.  

The excitement from the June. 8th announcement of the Code Dx acquisition continues to grow. Code Dx is an...

Erik Leaseburg
Worksoft
ITP17

Change with Confidence in CI/CD Environments-Automate Testing to Speed Implementation & Ensure Quality for Agile+DevOps

Thursday, October 7, 2021 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm

Explore how to closed-loop automation for process intelligence, testing, and RPA aligns with the CI/CD pipeline. Hear how automation with an API-first approach brings modern capabilities to the packaged application space to support process understanding and process validation that inform, enable and accelerate Agile+DevOps initiatives.

Join Worksoft Director of Product Management, Anand Kameswaran, as he explores how the Worksoft Connective Automaton Platform integrates with your CI/CD pipeline, delivering day zero value with codeless automation that flattens the learning curve so...