Friday, February 26 • 09:00 - 10:00
K01: A Tale of Two Contexts - CLOSED

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Colleagues, friends and testers, Anne-Marie Charrett and Fiona Charles live half a planet apart. In their work lives, they are even farther apart, testing and managing testing in vastly different contexts.

Anne-Marie operates in a world of continuous delivery, micro-services, pair programming in the high risk financial sector. Quality is paramount but so is the ability to rapidly deploy. It’s high octane fuel, and the testing has to reflect that.

Fiona’s world is big projects with long test cycles, often in organizations that have barely heard of Agile, let alone begun to practice it.

The issues they grapple with and the strategies they devise are as different as their contexts.

Or are they?

Join Fiona and Anne-Marie as they explore the diversity—and surprising commonalities—of two contexts

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Anne-Marie Charrett (AU)

Test Engineering Lead, Tyro Payments
Anne-Marie Charrett is a software tester, trainer and coach with a reputation of excellence and passion for the craft of software testing. An electronic engineer by trade, software testing chose her when she started testing protocols against European standards and has been hooked... Read More →
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Fiona Charles (CA)

Software Test Consultant, Quality Intelligence Inc.
Fiona Charles is the co-founder (with Anne-Marie Charrett), of Speak Easy, a volunteer organization whose goal is to increase gender diversity and help new speakers find their voices at tech conferences. As a consultant, Fiona teaches organizations to manage their software testing... Read More →

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