Wanda Eby
Programs Coordinator


January 19, 2010 at 04:30 PM 
January 19, 2010 at 06:00 PM 

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The Accelerator Building 
295 Hagey Blvd.
West Entrance
Room 2
Waterloo, ON N2L 6R5

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Agile/Lean Peer 2 Peer Group 

This P2P group is open to employees of companies that are Communitech Network Members

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Topic:  An Interactive Exploration of test automation Use Cases: when to automate(or not), how to automate and considerations for shortened testing cycles
Speaker:  Mark Meninger, Senior Test Automation Manager, Consumer Applications at McAfee Inc.  

This talk will invite the participants to view a variety of application interfaces in light of automated testing. Discussions with the audience will include how (and if) to approach automation for each one. Considerations will be examined for interface complexity, speed of test automation (scripting), speed of execution and actual value. This information will also be viewed in the context of the testing cycle.

Speaker Bio:
Experienced from the fertile ground of both success and failure, Mark Meninger has been steadily working in various software testing capacities since 1999. 

He has been driving, designing, developing, and implementing test automation solutions since 2004. Mark gives regular presentations on test automation to the local technology community and also at major testing conferences (SQE, QAI)

Mark is currently Senior Test Automation Manager, Consumer Applications at McAfee Inc. Previous to this Mark was test automation manager for the BlackBerry Handheld at Research In Motion. 

 Links related to this group:  Waterloo Agile Lean BlogLinkedIn, and Facebook groups.

Thank you for your interest and I hope to see you at the next session!

Information about group
Meetings are on the 3rd Tuesday of every month

Multi-functional teams will learn proven organizational transition approaches and best practices around Agile project and product management, Agile architecture and quality management. Development, management, and product teams will gain practical insights, tools, practices they can take away to help adopt or adapt agile/lean practices. The format of these sessions ranges from guest speaker, to soapbox, to roundtable, to workshop.

Volunteer group champions:
Declan Whelan, Whelan & Associates
Ann-Marie Kong, McAfee

Communitech group representative:
 Wanda Eby, Programs Coordinator

If you have any questions, feel free to contact Wanda Eby directly.

Resources (past slide presentations or links of interest)