|Deep Dive Birds of a Feather – Monday Lunch|
|Kick-off Social with Exhibitors and Poster Paper Presentations|
|Exhibitors – All Day Monday|
|Social Kick-Off – Monday Evening|
|Poster Papers – Monday Evening and Tuesday Breaks|
|Birds of a Feather – Tuesday Lunch|
|Networking – Tuesday Evening|
|SPIN presentation with Jon Bach – Tuesday Evening|
Monday, October 20, 2014, Noon – 1:25 PM
Grab a box lunch and choose the discussion that piques your interest. Industry experts and practitioners will lead and guide open, interactive group discussions. More participants results in more perspectives and input on the complex problems you face. If multiple topics interest you, migrate at any time to a different room to join a new discussion.
Monday, October 20, 2014, All Day
Exhibitors will be available all day Monday. Please plan on stopping by the booths to learn more about the products, services and professional connections that they have to offer. Exhibitors are:
Plan on joining us for this Kick-off event, meet the vendors, meet your fellow attendees and speakers, mingle and mix it up. We provide the complimentary hors d’oeuvres and beverages, we invite the local software community to join us. Then you provide us your tales from the dark side! Get into the Halloween spirit with PNSQC.
Nothing can prepare you for stories you will hear this dark and eerie night as your colleagues drag you to the brink of madness with tales of terrifying testing, scary software, inscrutable specifications, and devilish defects!
Have your own terrifying tale to tell? The stage is yours for 5 minutes IF your dare! Survivors will be cursed with a special prize awarded for the truly most frightening, nightmarish, and deeply disturbing descriptions of software gone horribly, horribly wrong.
This open mic event is hosted by the greatest howler of all – Frank D’Andrea – and brought to you by PNSQC and TAO.
Tell your tale or die trying!
Monday Evening, October 20, 2014, and all day Tuesday
Poster papers start at the Monday night kick-off social and continue during breaks on Tuesday. Use them as a chance to start one-on-one conversations with practitioners about software quality. Topics include:
|· Fire Your QA Team||· Creating a Metrics Dashboard|
|· Testing the Mobile Web||· Mobile Testing Treads|
|· Fast Tests in Rails Using ActiveMock||· Transformational Change|
Tuesday, October 21, 2014, Noon – 1:25 PM
Join us for a second day of interesting discussions with industry experts and practitioners, grab your lunch and find a talk that interests you.
Tuesday, October 21, 2014, 5:30 – 6:30 PM
Come join PNSQC and the Rose City SPIN for networking and knowledge exchange with complimentary hors d’oeuvres and beverages. After two intense days of presentations, it is your chance to talk over not just PNSQC 2014 but the current state of software development. This event is open to the public because we want to share the knowledge gained at the conference with the entire silicon forest community. Please stop by.
Tuesday, October 21, 2014, 6:30 – 7:30 PM
The three may be completely different, or have strong themes, but the point is that a culture exists with or without you. You don’t force a culture, you either invite or incite it to take on certain characteristics that are valued. For example, aspects such as learning, communication, and collaboration are three activities that may be rewarded on your team, but are they valued enough for the team to do it on their own?
Culture is what an anthropologist sees if they observed you in action. Is it forced by another or is it organic? In this talk, Jon will share his thoughts and experiences about the cultures he has seen over the years and what you might take away to incite (and invite) in your culture when you get back to your desk.
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