Monday, April 12, 2010

SoftTest Webinar: Testing a SaaS Platform on an Agile World

SoftTest free webinar Wednesday, April 21, 2010 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM BST

Testing a SaaS (Software as a Service) Platform on an Agile World

SaaS (Software as a Service) products and applications are becoming more common in today’s development Industry, especially as Cloud Computing becomes a household name pushed forward by software players such as Google, Microsoft, Apple, etc.

In contrast to regular Web-Based systems, SaaS applications require a different approach to testing than what we are used to from other more traditional projects. In some cases testing a SaaS system is simpler than testing a regular Web-based platforms, but in many others it is a lot more challenging and demanding. It’s made even more interesting by the fact that many of the teams developing SaaS Applications are based Agile Development Methodologies.

In this webinar, Joel Montvelisky will provide an overview of the main areas to cover when testing a SaaS Application or Platform based on his own experience at PractiTest (a SaaS QA Management Platform developed by his company). He will give some insights into the type of approaches and ideas that work best, and will also talk about some of the tools and methodologies his team currently uses while testing PractiTest.

The seminar is aimed at Test Engineers, Test Leaders, QA Managers, Project Managers, Developers and Development Managers.

Please see below a link to the registration page.

Webinar features:

All of the content is online. For audio, you can listen with headphones or speakers (VOIP option) or dial-in using a local number.

We can also record the presentation and have it available to view afterwards.

Short Bio
Joel Montvelisky is one of the founders and Product Architect of PractiTest, a company providing an End-to-End Test and QA Management System. He is also a QA Instructor and Consultant for multiple high-tech firms in Israel.

Joel has been part of the QA Industry for over 13 years, having managed the QA in companies ranging from small Internet Start-Ups and all the way to HP/Mercury where he managed the QA for TestDirector/Quality Center, QTP, WR and additional products in their Testing Platforms Family.

A member of the Advisory Board of the Israeli Testing Certification Board (the Israeli chapter of the ISTQB); he publishes articles and a periodic QA blog under http:/, and is an active speaker in local and international conferences. Joel holds a B.Sc in Industrial Engineering and an MBA from Tel Aviv University.

Thanks to our sponsors and our supporters in organising this webinar:
Sogeti Ireland
Software Skillnet
Anne-Marie Charrett of Testing Times


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