STARWEST 2024 Tutorial: AI-Assisted Testing: Using GitHub Copilot and Other Tools to Accelerate QA


Tuesday, September 24, 2024 - 1:00pm to 4:30pm

AI-Assisted Testing: Using GitHub Copilot and Other Tools to Accelerate QA

There is no question that Generative AI models can improve the productivity of almost every role within the software development process. However, while a lot of attention has focused on generating software using tools such as GitHub Copilot, Amazon CodeWhisperer, Tabnine, and more, these tools can assist software testers in their job too. Join Coveros CEO Jeffery Payne to explore how Generative AI solutions help software testers generate and supplement tests, create automated test scripts, and even suggest improvements to what you’ve already created. Learn how AI can increase test coverage, reduce testing time, and improve overall quality. See some of these tools in action to better understand how they work and what they produce. Take home new concepts and ideas that will help increase your test productivity and your AI skills.

Jeff Payne

Jeffery Payne is CEO and founder of Coveros, Inc., a company that helps organizations accelerate software delivery using agile methods. Prior to founding Coveros, he was the co-founder of application security company Cigital, where he served as CEO for 16 years.

Jeffery is a recognized software expert and popular keynote speaker at both business and technology conferences on a variety of software quality, security, DevOps, and agile topics. He has testified in front of congress on issues such as digital rights mgmt., software quality, and software research.

Jeffery is the technical editor of the AgileConnection community (