Global Testing Retreat #ATAGTR2019 welcomes Suneeta Palande as our esteemed speaker

We would like to Welcome Suneeta Palande as our esteemed speaker for Global Testing Retreat #ATAGTR2019
Suneeta Palande is working as a Delivery Manager at LTI. She have been a part of the testing career-line for the last 17 years, specializing in Delivery management, Test solution design, Governance, Consulting, Pre-Sales, Optimization, Process Improvements & Best Practices. She aspire to be a successful test consultant and help programs achieve their quality goals.
Suneeta is our esteemed speaker for #ATAGTR2019.
Suneeta will be taking a Lightning Talk Session on “QA alignment in the DevOps world” – Track 1 on Day 1


Today’s fast-moving software delivery environment emphasizes on bringing value to production as quickly as possible. The popularization of DevOps and cloud computing has revolutionized the software delivery process, making it faster and affordable for business, to release their software continuously.

We know from DevOps methodologies that better testing certainly improves overall outcomes and reduces post integration flaws. In my opinion testing maturity is a key differentiator of best practices in DevOps delivery. Many organizations can automate their integrations, builds and delivery processes but still have trouble with the subtleness of test orchestration and automation. We see test architects and testing teams playing an important role in offering their expertise for test design, test automation and test case development with DevOps.

We had posted some questions to Suneeta as a part of his #ATAMyStory
1. Why should someone choose testing as a career ? Or What does testing really mean to you ?
In my opinion, testing as a sole career option does not really exist. Testing or Tester as a role has dissolved and new role definitions have emerged like SDET, Automation Architect, Quality Engineer or any of the specialized test streams like – Performance Engineer, Digital customer experience engineer, Data Privacy Tester etc.
Testers need to blend in with the changing trends in the SDLC and adapt to the different demand of the above-mentioned changed roles.
Testing for me is an in-built quality engineering process to accelerate time-to-market and deliver superior customer experiences. In fact, I believe in Quality Assurance is a strategic & transformative function that has become a Quality Enabler rather than being just a Gatekeeper.
2. While practice makes all of us perfect, share an everyday practice that has made things better for you at work
I start my day at work by greeting my coworkers with a big smile which creates positivity in my work environment.I try and read the Economics Times to know the changing trends and industry details. This helps my business development profile and gives me an edge in knowing the global changes.
3. The most challenging bug or issue that I have found and learnings from it ? Or The most challenging testing task that I have done and how I accomplished the same

For one of the complex program where the system used by the insurance agents was to be replaced, I was the test manager whose prime responsibility was to ensure all stakeholders understand the changes, impacted functions, dependencies, regression needs, automate the process and report out progress. One bug we found, unearthed existing production issue impacting 2 LOBs.
To resolve, I had to help both LOB Product owners understand the impact, work on business priority, quantum of testing to be done, check for other functionality to be pushed out of the release to accommodate this bug fix and get the plan executed.

About Global Testing Retreat, #ATAGTR2019

#ATAGTR2019 is one of the largest, most fun filled and learning filled global testing conference. #ATAGTR2019 is back again in its 4th edition with more fun and more learnings than in the past. The conference is scheduled on 14th and 15th December in Pune.

  • 2 Days
  • 2 Panel Discussions
  • 4 Keynotes
  • 5 Skits and Games
  • 38 Interactive Sessions
  • 18+ Labs
    Loads of fun, competitions and much much more.

Day 1 has 5 tracks and Day 2 has 6 tracks.
Focusing on interactive sessions, labs/workshops, skit performances and fun activities and quizzes and much much more.
The conference scale as is evident has increased substantially. We hope that everyone can be part of this most fun filled and one of the largest global testing conference.
To know more about the conference, click here or on the image below

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