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CQAA April 2012 Speaker Program: Exploring How the Mobile App Project Is Shaping the Way We Approach Quality

  • 17 Apr 2012
  • 1:30 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Esplanade Conference Center 2001 Butterfield Rd Downers Grove, IL 60515


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Exploring How the Mobile App Project Is Shaping the Way We Approach Quality
Jeff Larkin
Bob Kustudik

About the Topic

According to Cisco, the number of mobile internet-connected devices will exceed the people on earth by 2016. While this represents an enormous opportunity to establish new ways of connecting with your customers, it also creates a substantial risk to your business. The business impacts should these risks manifest themselves could impact revenue, cost, and customer loyalty. Bob and Jeff will discuss strategies and steps for implementing Quality Management for Mobile Devices and Applications. They will take you through the key areas of testing and why they are critical to achieving your business goals. Mobility is continuing to exceed expectations in adoption by both consumers and enterprises. The complexity and scenarios to be accounted for are growing exponentially. How will your business keep pace and reduce risk? Join Jeff to learn how to navigate the mobile landscape and gain critical insights into Quality Management for Mobile Devices.

Learning Objectives

  • To compare and contrast traditional projects and Mobile projects. Big bang versus incremental exploring testing approaches for both
  • Point out challenges for mobile quality, and how to mitigate risks associated with mobile technology
  • Present Simulators and Emulators, exploring factors involved for comparing products - are they a good fit for your lab
About the Speakers

Jeff Larkin is a Program Director with 20+ years experience working in the IT industry. Jeff has worked with clients in the automotive, insurance, commercial software and construction industries. Jeff’s experience spans the disciplines of Testing Project Manager, QA Team Lead, Quality Management Practice Leader for the Michigan Region and Consultant for Business Process Re-engineering. Jeff brings a wealth of experience working with organizations of varying sizes.

Bob Kustudik has 20+ years of IT delivery experience, much of that in Quality Management. Since 2005, Bob has been growing his mobile device quality management and IT governance experience through assignments and affiliations with United Airlines, Department of Defense, Department of Homeland Security and Alliant Credit Union. Bob maintains membership with InfraGard’s Chicago Chapter, Mobile Mondays - Chicago, and has contributed to the Government Computer News (GCN) and to the Government Business Council in regards to mobile computing, IT governance issues and industry standards (NIST and ISO).


Compuware Corporation
Esplanade Conference Center (ground floor between east and west entrances)
2001 Butterfield Rd.
Downers Grove, IL 60515


1:00-1:30 Sign-in & Networking (please do not arrive before 1:00 pm)
1:30-1:45 Welcome and CQAA Announcements
1:45-4:00 Presentation (15 minute break at 2:45)



PLEASE REGISTER BY Monday, April 16, 2012. If you have any questions, please contact CQAA Program Director at

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