23rd edition

Sep 7 2019

Mix & Match

09:30 AM

Registration Starts

10:00 AM

Welcome Note

By: Sivasubramanian V

YouTube: Link

10:15 AM

Testing Conversational AI - Strategy to Automation

Voice-based home assistants use conversational interfaces unlike other applications to interact. This session will cover the strategy for testing such interfaces, testing the NLP models and sharing experience on how to automate these tests and add it to the CI/CD build pipelines.

By: Shama Ugale

Resources: Presentation

YouTube: Link

11:15 AM

Element classification with ML in Appium

Appium enables test automation of mobile apps using Test.ai's machine-learning element type classifier used find Appium elements using a semantic label instead of having to dig through your app hierarchy. The same labels can be used to find elements with the same general shape across different apps and different visual designs.

By: Spandana

Resources: Presentation

YouTube: Link

11:45 AM

Tea Break

12:00 PM

Taiko - A Deep Dive

Taiko is a node library with a clear and concise API to automate the chrome browser.Taiko is built ground up to test modern web applications.

By: Vidhya & Arun

Resources: Presentation

YouTube: Link

1:00 PM

Lunch

2:00 PM

Test AI and ML Apps - A Worskshop

A Workshop/Presentation to understand QA’s testing approaches and the right algorithms to test Artificial/Machine Learning Applications like Virtual Assistants, Self driven cars.

By: Tarun Maini & Anshul

Resources: Presentation

YouTube: Link

04:00 PM

High Tea and Networking

Speakers

Sivasubramanian
Sivasubramanian V
Office Principal, ThoughtWorks

Siva is the Office Principal of ThoughtWorks Chennai. He has close to 17 years of experience in software development with large part of it being a software architect on large and complex projects. Currently, he owns and manages office operations, delivery, capability development in niche areas and career development of TWers in Chennai office.

Anshul
Anshul
Lead Consultant, ThoughtWorks

Anshul Gautam is Lead Consultant at Thoughtworks, with an industry experience of 11 years, mostly worked in e-commerce and cloud computing domains. Technical leader skilled in Chaos Engineering, Performance analysis and optimization, Workflow orchestration, Test Automation, Object Oriented Design.Currently exploring AI and ML landscape.

Arun
Arun Kumaraswamy
Consultant, ThoughtWorks

Arun is a Quality Analyst with 4+ years of experience, worked on different automation testing solutions.

Shama
Shama Ugale
Senior Consultant, ThoughtWorks

Shama have worked as a Solution Consultant with focus on designing need based test Automation solutions (Web, Mobile , Webservices, chatbots, NLP, AI and Data), Agile and setting up a DevOps Culture with over 10 years of industry experience. She enjoys talking at the conferences and sharing the knowledge across the community and mentoring.

Tarun
Tarun Maini
Consultant, ThoughtWorks

Tarun is working as a testing engineer at Thoughtworks. Have wore many hats from BA Dev and SDET & likes to explore new technologies/tools. Now a day's working on block chain testing.

Spandana
Spandana Nannapaneni
Consultant, ThoughtWorks

Spandana is a very passionate QA and a Agile Practisioner. She has interests in developing skills around cutting edge software testing trends and techniques. She has also worked on domains like Automotive, Media and Publishing.

Vidhya
Vidhya T
Senior Consultant, ThoughtWorks

Vidhya is a passionate QA with 5+ years of experience and enthusiastic personnel who can adapt to any kind of environment.

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