Recent and Upcoming Events
Events from 2010
January 2010 QASIG Meeting
January 13, 2010
January QASIG Meeting - The Business of Crime Investigation January 13, 2010, 6:30 PM at Quardev, Inc. (www.Quardev.com or www.QASIG.org to learn more)
STAR East 2010
April 26, 2010
Quardev's Jon Bach (Manager for Corporate Intellect) will present two half-day tutorials and a track talk at SQE's annual Software Testing Analysis and Review conference in Orlando, FL, April 26 - 30.
March QASIG Meeting
March 10, 2010
"Reducing Test Case Bloat" -- Lanette Creamer from Adobe presents a talk on her newly updated technical paper from PNSQC 2009 about the subjective and difficult part of testing which has no provable mathematical correct answer. It is about risk management, test planning, cost, value, and being thoughtful about which tests to run in the context of your specific project.
Jon Bach To Speak at the Portland Agile Users Group
March 17, 2010
Jon Bach will be speaking at the Agile users group meeting in Portland on March 17, 2010.
May QASIG Meeting - MetaQA
May 12, 2010
On the 12th of May, Jim Benson, CEO of Modus Cooperandi, will discuss how Lean techniques like Personal and Organizational Kanban can be applied to the highly variable workload of a tester. How understanding the variation in work and making judgments based on this understanding will help testers, managers and clients schedule for testing and the impacts on QA of unreasonable demands.
July QASIG - Lightning Talks
July 14, 2010
The format is the "lightning talk" where each of the speakers know that they only have five minutes to present their idea (one at a time). Each speaker has a severely limited time-frame, but can speak about anything related to testing in that time - a new idea for status reporting or measurement, a lesson they learned on a project, an experience report about a new technique they tried, or a general test principle they want to share.
Jon Bach to Speak at SeaSpin Tonight
July 6, 2010
The Truth of "Good Enough"
Jon Bach Speaking at the Agile 2010 Conference
August 9, 2010
The metaphor for this year's conference describes stages of learning. For those of you who are familiar with the Japanese martial arts this is referred to as Shu Ha Ri. These stages describe a path from learning to mastery. It is the goal of the Program Committee that the program that we put together for Agile2010 will provide something compelling for each stage of learning.
September 26, 2010
Quardev will be attending and Jon Bach will be speaking at the 2010 STARWEST conference in San Diego, CA.
September QASIG Meeting
September 8, 2010
In September we'll have Joe Justice, a lean software consultant and entrepreneur, who will share his experience report of using lean software practices to compete in the Progressive Insurance Automotive X Prize contest.
October SeaSPIN Meeting
October 5, 2010
Software Process Improvement Network - Seattle and Eastside Area Monthly Meeting: Don't Test Too Much! (or too little) by Keith Stobie, Microsoft
SASQAG 1 Day Class - Acceptance Test Driven Development (ATDD) in Practice
October 21, 2010
SASQAG-sponsored $99 Training Day which includes an all-day workshop (9-4), lunch, and refreshments. Seating is limited.
PNSQC 2010 Conference
October 18, 2010
Quardev will be attending the 2010 PNSQC and Jon Bach will be speaking.
November 2010 QASIG Meeting
November 10, 2010
Jon Bach will talk about a new technique he and his brother James invented that uses interruptions to focus testing activities.
November QASIG Live Stream
November 10, 2010
The November QASIG will be live streaming on UStream.tv. You can get the slides here to follow along and watch Jon's presentation starting at 7pm (PST).
Blurring the Line Between QA and Dev in and Agile Environment
November 17, 2010
Event sponsored by the Software Association of Oregon, November 17, 2010 from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm in Portland, OR. Jon Bach will be presenting at this one-day conference.
ALM Summit 2010
November 16, 2010
The ALM Summit is presented by Microsoft in Redmond. Jon Bach will be presenting at this summit in November.