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CQAA September 2012 Speaker Program: Assessing your Testing Using the Test Maturity Model (TMM)

  • 14 Sep 2012
  • 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • 3100 Sanders Road Northbrook, IL 60062-7154


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Assessing your Testing Using the Test Maturity Model (TMM)
Mike Ennis, Accenture

About the Topic

In the fast paced world of software testing, the need for assessing and improving how your organization tests software is becoming a challenging task. What do you assess? What standard do you use to measure testing effectiveness and efficiency? What process improvements are going to give you the biggest return on investment across all types of tests? These are just some of the key questions to answer when assessing your organization’s testing practices to prove the value of your testing or to drive significant improvements.

Key Learning Objectives

  • Understand and learn how to leverage the Test Maturity Model while conducting a testing assessment
  • Learn the overall assessment process
  • Understand the best practices for key testing disciplines that every test manager should know
  • Build a practical process improvement plan based on your test assessment
About the Speakers

Mike Ennis is a Senior Manager in Accenture's Technology practice specializing in planning and executing testing efforts. Mike has a deep technology and testing background and has led numerous test teams both on and off-shore. Additionally, Mike has conducted test assessments, created process improvement initiatives, test strategies, test plans and has led execution efforts at various clients such as IBM, BMC Software and Intuit. He has over 20 years of experience with all phases of testing. Mike is a Certified Software Testing Engineer, Certified Software Quality Analyst, a Certified Foundation Level Tester as well a respected speaker, mentor and coach. Mike drives Accenture's Global Testing & Certification Program.

Host and Location

Allstate Insurance Company
West Plaza Auditorium
(West Plaza is the green building on the west side of Sanders Road)
3100 Sanders Road
Northbrook, IL 60062-7154


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 Wednesday, September 12, 2012. If you have any questions, please contact CQAA Program Director at

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