Tech Mash Up: "Understanding the Success Factors for Test Automation: When You Should and Shouldn't Use It" - March 21st, 2017

March 21st, 2017, 12:00pm - 1:15pm

Presented by Online Business Systems

When used properly, test automation software can be one of best tools to help measure, manage, and drive quality into technology based solutions. However, too often organizations embrace test automation without fully understanding when it should be used or when more traditional methods would actually be better.
During this panel based discussion, a team of quality assurance experts will explore the nuances of test automation, discuss common pitfalls, and provide practical, real-world guidance on when it should be used and how its benefits can be maximized.  


Location:   Main Floor, 435 Ellice Avenue, NRC Building
When:   Tuesday, March 21st, 2017, 12:00pm - 1:15pm
Registration:   There is no cost but you must be registered to attend.
More Information:   A light lunch will be available. or 204 944 0533
Presented by:   Online Business Systems

Who should attend:
IT Managers, Project Managers or Quality Assurance professionals who are part of delivering important projects, are looking to develop best practices for their organization or introduce improved ways of executing projects.

About the speakers:

Sandra Epp
Sandra is a Quality Assurance Consultant with over 13 years of industry experience. Sandra’s work experience has given her considerable software testing expertise, along with industry leading knowledge of test planning and management, test execution, defect management, SDLC, and Rapid Application Development.

Tapas Sahoo
Tapas is an Intermediate Consultant with over 12 years of experience as a Senior QA Lead and QA Automation Designer. He is a certified ISTQB Test Manager with years of automated testing development experience using numerous tools.

Alex Sigal
Alex is an Intermediate Consultant with over 16 years of experience as a Senior QA automation developer and QA analyst. He is a ISTQB certified software test professional with experience implementing test automation frameworks for both web and server-based applications.

Sameer Boxi
Sameer is an Automation QA Consultant with over 11 years of experience in the IT industry. Sameer has spent six years building industry leading expertise with automation frameworks and coding languages including SQL, PL/SQL, Java, VB, and VB Scripting.

Nazmus Saquib
Nazmus is a Automation QA Consultant with over six years of experience developing automated scripts for both front-end and back-end applications. Nazmus has extensive experience using a variety of tools and scripting languages including Selenium, FitNesse, RedwoodHQ, HP UFT, QT, Bash/Shell, Expect, CGI Script, and Python.

About Online Business Systems:

Founded in 1986, Online Business Systems is an information technology and business consultancy. We help enterprise customers enhance their competitive advantage by designing improved business processes enabled with robust and secure information systems. In addition to technology and business consulting, we provide advanced solutions in information security, customer experience, and service management. We work across sectors and have acquired deep knowledge within our targeted industries. Our unsurpassed delivery, our people, and the Online culture of loyalty, trust, and commitment to mutual success set us apart. Today we have nearly 300 business and technical consultants throughout Canada and the US.   For more information, please visit


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