Conferences for professionals in the information technology industry

Мешков Александр Юрьевич

Head of QA
HomeCredit Bank


Building BDD in Enterprise. How make to step up and don't be disappointed in the results


Nowadays, the BDD process is a trend in the IT world. But if small product IT companies simply use the BDD process in their work, then for large Enterprise companies with monolithic systems, implementing BDD is like moving a mountain. The main difficulty is the established processes. Processes changing is rather difficult but it is possible. 

In my talk, I will tell about the implementation of the BDD process for core (backend) systems and integration projects, the automation of integration processes, and also why, as a result, many people start doubting in the BDD approach and its necessity.

Audience level
Regular Talk (40 min)

Testing in large startups or how to order chaos


All of us anyway work with testing, someone in organized process, and to someone to have to work in absolute chaos, trying to provide quality released programm. When the stream of the entering tasks to become enormous, team of testers works in the days and at the nights, business hates you, it is necessary to take actions for the fact that to optimize work of team of testing. In this report I will tell you about how to survive in severe realities of large startups how to gather a team of highly effective testers, to organize process of testing and to achieve timely performance of all tasks, according to those requirements which are in the organization.

Audience level
Lightning Talk (20 min)

Optimization of testing process with use of analytical approaches of RCA and GQM


Many organizations often audit and evaluate their testing processes in order to make the testing more effective. Models such as TMMI, TPI Next, optimize the testing processes, but just how effective will be your solution if it uses only the general practices? Will it help your specific testing process? 

Many of you have been in the situation, when common practices did not suit your specific testing problems. For this reason, I am going to tell you about a completely different test optimization approach. It is based on analytical RCA and GQM models, which determine the roots of your problems on the lowest level. That allows you to tackle your specific problems and to improve the decision-making regarding the testing processes
Audience level
Regular Talk (40 min)




Audience level
Lightning Talk (20 min)

The testing process. Measurement and Assessment


Many professionals and managers working in the field of testing, sooner or later ask themselves the question: Our testing process is effective? How to measure the efficiency of the process? Very often, these questions can be found in organizations where the testing process is an important component of the implementation process of change. This means that testing impose strict requirements on the part of businesses, which often directly affect the quality of testing. On the other hand, many managers are not involved in the process of testing, although to know how effective the process is organized, whether he performs his assigned task. Usually this information, as a black box, incomprehensible and immeasurable. 

I will try to dispel doubts and questions concerning the effectiveness of the assessment of the testing process, and show you how and what methods can be used to measure and assess the process of testing.

Audience level
Regular Talk (40 min)