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Quality Engineering in Action with Jess Ingrassellino, Hitesh Khodani and Venkat Ramakrishnan

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Talk Description

Achieving superior Quality has been the focus of organisations for decades. A lot of methodologies and processes have been designed in the past, and have been followed to achieve this objective.

Yet, as far as the software industry is concerned, Quality is evading because of the nature of Software, which is abstract and not physically tangible. Also, the Quality of the products and services are not measured just by industry standard metrics anymore, but as a perception of various stakeholders like the business, the product team, the end users, the industry, and even the general market. This has given rise to new challenges that businesses have to address while aspiring for superior Quality.

In this talk Jess, Hitesh and Venkat will talk about Quality from various stakeholders’ perspectives, challenges involved in achieving Quality and how to address them, and some guiding principles that are available in the industry today which can be utilized as best practices to achieve superior Quality.

About the speakers

Jess Ingrassellino, EdD, is a leader in the software and education industries. She is currently an Engineering Manager at Influx Data, and has a reputation for delivering excellent software, on deadline, to meet the critical needs of businesses small and large, worldwide. She is a frequent speaker at international conferences and focuses on community, collaboration, and improvisational practices for enriching professional life. Jess can be reached on Twitter at @jess_ingrass and in LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/in/jessingrassellino/

Hitesh Khodani is a Senior Program Manager on Quality Engineering at a large Software Services company in Canada. Hitesh has a strong background in Testing and Quality with 20 years of industry experience and leading large, transformational Testing Services engagements for Financial Institutions and Telcos across UK, Canada and Europe. Hitesh can be reached on Twitter at @hiteshkhodani and on LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/in/hiteshkhodani/

Venkat Ramakrishnan is a Software Test Technologist Consultant serving the Logistics and Supply Chain industry, which uses cutting edge technologies like Machine Learning, APIs, asset digitization, NLP, computer vision, and location services.  Venkat has a strong background of Testing and Quality with 29 years of industry experience in testing embedded systems, systems software, and network management applications. Venkat takes pride in being part of building the Internet in 1990s. Venkat can be reached on Twitter at @flyvenkat, and on LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/in/venkatramakrishnan/

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