Defect Prevention: A Tester's Role in Process Improvement and Reducing the Cost of Poor QualityMike Ennis
About the Topic
Software delivery schedules are getting faster and faster as companies are attempting to delivery high quality products to their customers at a blinding pace. How do we as testers maintain our testing standards in this chaotic environment? The key is removing defects before they are discovered during testing. This presentation will identify key defect prevention and detection testing techniques that will not only help test products faster but also reduce the high cost of poor quality that many companies are facing today.
About the Speaker
Mike Ennis is a quality management expert with over 19 years industry experience specializing in quality assessments, risk analysis, development and testing in distributed systems environments. As a quality consultant, Mike has worked with several Fortune 100 companies such as IBM, Compaq, BMC Software and Intuit Corp. testing a variety of applications in industries ranging from financial services, pharmaceutical, energy and telecommunications. Mike is also a popular speaker at testing conferences including STAREast/West, QUEST, and Better Software. Mike is currently a Senior Manager with Accenture's Global Testing Practice specializing in test assessments, creating & managing testing centers of excellence and implementing process improvement initiatives for a host of clients.