2014 Test Management Summit - 29-30 April 2014

Eventbrite - Test Management Summit - 29-30 April 2014

This year, we will run the Summit at the Balls's Brothers, Minster Pavement conference centre (our normal Forum venue) on 29th and 30th April.

Summit Day 1 - 29 April - Workshops

Morning Sessions 10:00am

Graham Thomas and Phil Isles – Programming for Testers: It is easy!

Paul Gerrard, Gerrard Consulting, “Putting Models at the Heart of Testing”

Ilca Croufer, IDBS, Statistical Process Control workshop

Afternoon Sessions

Alan Richardson – Introduction to Selenium WebDriver - the talky bits

Mike Scott, Paul Wilford, SQS, “Where do Testers add value?”

Paul Gerrard, Gerrard Consulting, “An Introduction to Exploratory Testing”

Summit Day 2 - 30 April - Discussion Sessions

Twelve 75 minute facilitated discussion forum sessions in three streams.


Tom Roden, Neuri and Ben Williams, Independent Consultant, "Test Management doesn't exist in the maturing world of agile, or rather Test Managers don't.......do they?!"

Chris Ambler, TCS John Huxley, “Put Everything On 13 Black And See What Happens - Testing In The Casino World”

Alan Richardson, Compendium Developments, "Automation Abstractions"


Steve Watson, Reed Business Information, "Oh the joys of recruiting testers! Finding those elusive good quality candidates”

Joanna Newman, Ericsson, "Why Test Matters – simple ways to raise the profile of Test (in a good way!)"

Paul Gerrard, Gerrard Consulting, "A New Model for Testing"


Debbie Archer, ISQI UK, "Professional Certification – What bugs you?"

Matt Robson, Testing Solutions Group, "Everyone is doing it better than you"

Declan O’Riordan, TestingIT, “The what? why? who? andhHow? of Application Security Testing”


Raji Bhamidipati, NewVoiceMedia, "Is Software Testing still a good career choice?"

Rainer Grau, Zuehlke, "Waterfall, Iterative, Agile, Flow…a story of continuous improvement"

Mike Bartley, Test and Verification Solutions, “Test Strategies for Business Critical Software”




Closing Comments – Paul Gerrard


Drinks Reception





Download the Discussion Session Programme

Eventbrite - Test Management Summit - 29-30 April 2014