Top Tips For Testing Natural Language Processing Performance, By Shama Ugale;
Natural Language Processing (NLP) is a space that has evolved rapidly in recent years with endless possibilities for application in the real world. As a result, we have come a long way from command line interfaces to conversational interfaces, with Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Virtual Reality (VR) emerging as exciting technologies to bring NLP to […]
From Benjamin Talin’s Session – Business Leaders Need to Forget About Tech Trends & Focus On Company Requirements To Make Digital Transformation A Success;
We live in a digital world full of buzzwords. It’s all Artificial Intelligence (AI) here and blockchain there and business leaders fail to see the risk in buying into the hype of the latest technology trends. Companies are so busy embracing the latest technology, rather than determining whether they actually need it and identifying the […]
Fast-Tracked Disruption & Innovation In The Tech Sector (Platforms, Open AI, COVID-19),
By members of the Quest Community at the last TGS session: Alot of things have impacted technology including the recent global pandemic which impacted almost every facet of life – technology is no exception. In fact, the spread of COVID-19 has only served to increase the pace of what was already a rapidly evolving sector […]
How Software Testing Has Evolved Over The Last 50 Years By Dorothy Graham,
Software Testing Consultant, Speaker & Author: It might be hard to imagine a world where computers had just 0.5MB of memory. Information was stored on magnetic tapes, software testing involved handwritten coding forms and the internet didn’t exist. But that was the reality just 50 years ago. Since then, drastic changes have occurred within the […]
Top Tips For Using The Most Popular API Testing Tool – Postman;
By Dragan Pazin, Test Lead – Voyego. Software testing is a challenging area – from the multitude of problems that can arise with any given solution and lacking the requirements documentation to dealing with an unstable environment and communication issues – but there are ways of helping to streamline this crucial stage of the development […]
Quest for Quality Conference Goes Online!
It is official, Q4Q2020 will now hold online! Thank you very much for your overwhelming support as we pivot from in-person to online conference. This was no light decision but the health and safety of the quest community & our ever supportive partners are of utmost priority to us. Your kind assistance in the course […]
The Fine Balance Between Civil Liberties & Humanitarian Good;
By Nishan Chelvachandran, CEO Ironlakes. The Covid-19 pandemic has not only led to discussions around the capacity of healthcare systems across the globe to deal with the rising number of cases and the ability of societies to take the necessary measures to protect public health, it also raises questions around how legislation, governance frameworks and […]
Automated SLO-based testing can transform your delivery pipeline;
By Andreas Grabner, DevOps Activit, Dynatrace. More and more organisations should be embracing SLIs (Service Level Indicators) and SLOs (Service Level Objectives) as part of their testing strategy and delivery pipeline. Not only does automating SLO-based testing make the process easier, it enables software testers to deliver feedback faster and highlight issues earlier in the […]
The Science of Software Testing
By Thomas Haver, Test Automation Architect at AEP. Software Testing is similar to science and here’s what we can learn from the subject; There is a marked difference between how people view science and how they view software testing – with many placing science on a pedestal – despite the fact that the two are […]
A Recap On Our Pilot Webinar With Boris Cergol
Speaking on how Deep Learning can support software development. For years, there have been many debates and discussions surrounding the possibilities of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML). With more and more technologies able to do things that humans do in homes and businesses across the globe, this is an area that is fast […]
Join The Q4Q Free Webinar Series – Meet Experts & Make New Connections!
In today’s highly unusual situation, working remotely & social distancing has caused us all to think differently about connecting, events, work & networking. Subsequently, we at Quest for Quality have designed an ongoing free webinar series covering topics in AI, QA, Cyber Security, Append-Only Techs & Software development/testing with an aim to connect and share […]
A Cost Effective Post-Val’s-Day Gift Idea For Your Team
Being a little EXTRA when it comes to getting the team a gift is always the way to go 🙂 So, Feb 14th happened last week Friday and yes, we know its not typical to get your team a val’s day gift, not everyone even knows what Val’s day is all about…but, it would totally […]
TAKE THE #Q4Q2020 STAGE AS A SPEAKER, SUBMIT YOUR IDEAS
Quest for Quality Conference is a foremost & hands-on conference for AI, QA & Software Testing Professionals looking to advance their expertise, skills, knowledge and network in the AI, QA & Software Testing community. It is organized by Comtrade Digital Services – one of Europe’s tech giants & the trusted developer of software & platforms […]
Let’s help you get your boss on-board the #Q4Q2020 train.
FIRST THINGS FIRST! I. QUEST FOR QUALITY AT A GLANCE With four years of experience in designing, organizing and facilitating conferences, Quest for Quality prides itself on being the community to consistently exhibit, connect and network with over 200 AI, QA & Test leads from worldwide. Quest for Quality Conference provides high quality sessions and […]
#Q4Q2020 in a bit! But first, what’s your impression of last year’s conference?
Before we swing full-force into the very enticing grasp of #Q4Q2020, we’d like to reminisce a little on what some of our delegates say about last year’s conference. Ps, this is your cue to share your impression(s) from last year’s conference with us at the end of this article, that is, if you attended the […]
Davar Ardalan on – An Algorithm for Stories on Women;
Davar Ardalan is the Founder and Storyteller in chief at IVOW AI, building cultural intelligence for AI. Their ongoing global dataset challenges are part of the IVOW labs. She will be presenting a talk on building culturally inclusive AI models at the Quest for Quality conference. Davar and the Ivow team are working on an […]
Ana Šekerija; Banker Turned Tester!
Ana, we look forward to meeting you at the 2019 conference, especially to hearing your talk! We’d like for you to share some awesomeness with our delegates to help them know you a bit before they meet you for real in Dublin; “I am a 28-year-old software tester from Croatia who started her career in […]
Speaker’s Spotlight – Mathew Lodge
We are delighted to e-Troduce Mathew Lodge, one of the speakers on the AI aspect of this year’s conference! Team Q4Q: “Mathew, we would like to know you beyond the brief profile on the website, tell us about yourself and your aspirations.” Mathew Lodge: “I’ve been building and managing software and hardware for well over […]
Free Ticket Inside – Take Your Pick From Our Pool of Limitless Talks at #Q4Q2019!
At #Q4Q2019 conference, we have a line up options…a pool of limitless options! So take your pick from the agenda! Here’s our question for the moment; What’s your passion? – Present day tech trends? – Futuristic thrills? The talks at #Q4Q2019 were selected to provide a holistic coverage on all of the above! […]
Katja Obring; The Avid Reader.
Katja Obring is one of our amazing speakers for #Q4Q2019 conference, we had a small Q&A session with her, read all about it here. Thanks for indulging us Katja, help us and our amazing delegates e-meet you. Tell us about ‘you’, how your software testing journey started; “My way into software testing was not straightforward. […]
[Lina Zubyte, ThoughtWorks] Enabling The Team Rather Than Self
Meet Lina Zubyte, one of our speakers at the #Q4Q2019 conference in Dublin this November! We had a small sit-out with her as we wanted to know more about her, her year so far and her plans for the conference. Here’s what we found, we believe you’d find a thing or two to glean for […]
James Farrier; Competitive Risk Taker!
We thought the moves made by James Farrier in the last few years are a lot brave and risky! So this blog is us cheering that bravery that comes with quitting a 9-5 and heading out to start a buzzing organization! Born in New Zealand, James spent most of his life in either Australia or […]
7 Reasons to Attend Quest for Quality on the 5-6 of November, 2019 in Dublin!
Quest for Quality is a 2-day forward-thinking annual software QA and testing conference. It discusses the latest trends and topics in Artificial Intelligence, Quality Assurance and Testing. The conference brings together over 200 international thought leaders addressing the latest challenges of new technologies. We gladly invite you to join us on the 5-6 of November […]
Martin Karsberg; Computers Over Guitars!
We had a blast hearing from Martin! You’d love it. so dig in to e-Meet him 🙂 “I wasn’t meant to work on software tests, I was destined for greater things. I had a bright future ahead of me as a rock star on the biggest of stages!! Madison garden was to become a “club […]
Pallavi Kumar; Tech Entrepreneur, Speaker & Author
In view of the 2019 conference, we’re more than delighted to tell you more about Pallavi, in her own words! ; “I am a tech entrepreneur, speaker and author. I am working on creating an online platform for making mental healthcare easily accessible to everyone around the world. I am passionate about social causes like […]
10 Things to Do in Dublin
This year’s edition of the Quest for Quality Conference, hosted by Comtrade Digital Services is scheduled to take place at Croke Park Stadium in Dublin on the 5-6 of November, 2019. The conference will focus on the relationship between Artificial Intelligence, Quality Assurance and Testing with some of the brightest thought leaders from around the […]
Quest for Quality Conference, A Different Perspective
Here is an interesting story of our journey with Raj Subramanian. Last year, he was a speaker at the conference and this year, a member of the editorial board that reviewed the paper submissions from speakers applying to speak at #Q4Q2019. Here iss his editorial-board-member perspective of the conference! Meet Raj, Developer Evangelist at Testim […]
Pramod kumar Bommisetty; The Man Who Fell In Love With A Digital Human
Pramod, a speaker at Q4Q2019 has an interesting personality, we believe you’d feel the same when you meet him in Dublin! But first, here’s his e-troduction of himself; “I love travelling and learning new stuff. Pottery is a recent interest I acquired. Started learning and practicing. It’s taught me about concentration and patience. I also […]
Michael Clarke; AKA Tester Mike
e-Meet Michael Clarke, one of our Keynotes at the 2019 conference! “I’ve been working in Software Testing for just over 2 years and really love the variety the role brings – the rapid pace of technology offers opportunities for testers to get in first, and the breadth of the testing industry means there’s always something […]
Patrick O’Beirne; SpreadSheets Poacher-Turned-Gamekeeper!
We certainly believe Patrick O’Beirne has an interesting and unpopular interest, hence his presence on our speakers-list! Here’s a slight introduction to help you e-meet him in view of hearing his talk at #Q4Q2019! The stage is all yours Patrick, tell us about you; “In terms of spreadsheets, I’m the poacher-turned-gamekeeper. From a previous job […]
Speakers’ Spotlight: Meaghan Thompson
We had a great interview time with one of our amazing speakers! Hi Meaghan, help our delegates & everyone else e-Meet you 🙂 “I’m Meaghan Thompson and I live in Canada, currently Calgary, on the doorstep of the Rocky Mountains where I enjoy camping and hiking. I have a partner, Trevor and 3 kids aged […]
Speakers’ Spotlight: Yasar Sulaiman
e-Meet Yasar! We can’t wait to meet him live in Dublin at the #Q4Q2019 Conference! Team Q4Q: Tell us about Yasar? Yasar: I am an Electronics and Telecommunication Engineer by education but started my career as a Software Engineer. After 15+ years of working, I finally decided to pursue higher education and so, I’m currently […]
Speakers’ Spotlight: Ilya Sakharov
We can hardly contain the excitement at the prospect of meeting Ilya Sakharov in real life! But hey, here’s an e-troduction! Ilya started his career as tester 19+ years ago and have held various individual contributor and managerial roles in quality assurance, engineering and testing organizations at several industry domains including Telecom, Network security, Enterprise […]
Speaker’s Spotlight – Shyam Sunder
Very many thanks for your time Shyam, help us and our delegates e-Make your acquaintance 🙂 “My hobbies include playing Cricket, watching movies and listening to Hindi songs. I am passionate about sharing my experience and have been speaking at various Conferences for the past 10 years now. Last 12 months have been very interesting […]
What is your favorite Quest for Quality 2018 Quote?
As time goes by, we are remembering some great moments we left behind us. Quest for Quality conference 2018 was such a blast! We gathered almost 200 hundred people in one place which have participated in 24 breakout sessions, listened to 5 keynote speakers and 1 roundtable discussion. As we strongly believe in Word of […]
Speakers’ Spotlight: Liran Barokas
Meet Liran, coming from Applitools, working as Software Engineer in Customer Success. Highlighted as a Q4Q 2018 speaker, Liran will present his topic about what kind of help current AI techniques can bring to automated testing. Who is Liran Barokas? I have master’s degree in industrial engineering, with a major in statistics, from the University of […]
Speakers’ Spotlight: Marco Andrade
Meet our speaker Marco, coming from Brazil and working for Toptal as QA automation engineer. Who is Marco Andrade? Marco is an easy going person who loves to travel and get to know new cultures. He would love to visit more countries in Asia, especially Japan, since he has only visited India. He is passionate about quality, […]
Speakers’ Spotlight: Michael Stahl
Let us introduce you with our speaker Michael Stahl, SW Validation Architect who passionately works as a tester for Intel. Who is Michael Stahl? I am from Israel and I live in Jerusalem, where I lived most of my life. I am working for Intel for the last 28 years; I worked for ten […]
Speakers’ Spotlight: Amela Teftedarija
Eager to hear what Amela has to say about her topic “Would you like to be a Supertester?”? In this interview you will find out who is Amela, what is her definition of QA and what are the inputs from her talk for all participants of #Q4Q2018. Who is Amela Teftedarija? 🙂 Amela is […]
Speakers’ Spotlight: Marie Kress and Klemen Koželj
Let us represent you this keynote tandem, made of two young enthusiasts, innovators and leaders, Marie and Klemen. In October, they will give a keynote speech and the topic is quite hot. Let’s hear what these two have to say. 🙂 Interviewer: Hi Marie, hi Klemen, welcome to Quest for Quality conference. Firstly, we […]
Speakers’ Spotlight: Thomas Haver
Good Afternoon everybody! We wish warm welcome to our speaker Thomas. Coming form Ohio, currently working at Huntington National Bank, Thomas is, besides in quality assurance, passionately interested in baking and playing board games. His last 12 months went challenging, with different obstacles to overcome along with his team. At Quest for Quality he will […]
Speakers’ Spotlight: Saga Davidsdottir and Lene Navdal
No words needed to introduce you to our two awesome speakers – Saga and Lene from Sopra Steria. Shortly, they will talk about how to test mixed reality. You heard for Microsoft HoloLens? You watched the movie “Ready Player One”? Then take a look at their video! 🙂 https://cdn2.hubspot.net/hubfs/2610136/Q4Q2018/Speakers%20Spotlight/Saga+Lene_shorter.mp4 And of course, if you want […]
[Test Management] 4 Sessions Every Testing & QA Expert Needs to Hear
By listening these talks, you will get an insight of how to manage the computer software testing process. Some say that Test Management is the discipline of controlling and tracking the process of testing from the development of test cases through to the reporting on execution status. But as you can imagine, it’s not as […]
Speakers’ Spotlight: Igor Goldshmidt
At #Q4Q2018, you will have the opportunity to listen Igor Goldshmidt from Gett, who will explain why the main power of tester is information. And, who is Igor? 🙂 This is an excellent question. Short answer is: testing geek, quality freak, leader, innovator, researcher, father and head of the family. It is very important […]
Speakers’ Spotlight: Antonia Landi
We are excited to welcome Antonia Landi to the conference! 🙂 In the interview below, you will find out who is Antonia, what she will be talking about at Q4Q Conference and what is her personal definition of QA. Antonia is an accumulation of experiences, likes, dislikes, wants, and needs. I was born in […]
[AGILE TALKS] Moving Forward With 4 Agile Talks Tailored Just for You
Let’s continue with presenting talks from 2018 Quest for Quality Conference. Today, we will write about 4 talks related to testing and agile. I In October, our speaker Dmitry Vinnik from Salesforce will speak about: Domain Driven Testing: Know What You Doing Dmitry will share his experience in starting a new domain of Website […]
Speakers’ Spotlight: Adam Leon Smith
Warm welcome to our speaker Adam Leon Smith from Piccadilly Group. Following, you can read an interview to find out who is Adam, how he defines QA and what he will speak about at Quest for Quality Conference. Who is Adam? 🙂 A technology generalist, who’s been hacking around with tech since he […]
[Future of Testing] 3 Talks About Testing in the Future You Will Wish to Hear
If you are interested in testing and quality assurance, it is most likely that you wonder what will happen in 10 years from now on! What will change and why, and how it will affect QA and testing? What is the future of testing and which one is the right path to choose? At Quest […]
Speakers’ Spotlight: Aaron Fox
Meet Aaron, our speaker at Quest for Quality , who will speak about End-to-End Testing. And, who is Aaron? 🙂 Aaron Fox is Technical Sales Engineer at SmartBear Software. Previously, he was Technical Project Lead at DXC Technology. He began his career working with SAP in Galway, Ireland as a .NET developer focusing on enhancing […]
[AI ALERT] 5 AI Talks at Q4Q2018 You Don’t Wanna Miss!
Hey guys, stay up to date with hottest topics in the new IT era, by visiting Quest for Quality Conference and listening these 5 AI talks: 1. „Not Only Cars: “AI, Please Test My App”“ We will start with Liran Barokas, our speaker from Applitools, Israel. Some of the main bullet points of […]
Speakers’ Spotlight: Benjamin Talin
Hi crowd, meet Ben, our keynote speaker from MoreThanDigital. We spoke with Ben and here is what we found out! So, who is Ben? 🙂 Originally Austrian, Benjamin lives now in Switzerland. The small town just 10 min from Zurich is called Brüttisellen where he enjoys his nights in his garden, with his dog […]