Grace Hopper Annual Conference Schedule


Testing: Presentations

October 14 2:15 pm-3:15 pm
Lanier Grand Ballroom A Level Four Hilton Americas
TRACK: Productization
Presentation / Lightning Talk
Driving Reliability at Scale @Twitter
2:15 PM - 2:35 PM
LEVEL: Intermediate

For the past several years Twitter has provided a unique platform of global discussion. Keeping such service reliable becomes a real challenge considering, each week, there are hundreds of changes being pushed by various services and libraries. In this presentation we will talk about our best practices to show a glimpse of how Twitter’s infrastructure operations team ensures the reliability of our service and features every minute of every day.

Presentation: The Art of the Beta Program
2:35 PM - 2:55 PM
LEVEL: Intermediate

You’ve built a killer product, and you want nothing more but to launch it to the public. But, in the meantime, you need to validate that you’ve successfully built for your customers’ needs. Through this talk, you will learn how to build a beta program, execute the logistical and analytical components, and successfully iterate on your product to bring it to general availability.

Quality Inside Out: Best Kept Secrets of Agile Teams
2:55 PM - 3:15 PM
LEVEL: Intermediate

How often do we hear that a product release has been delayed due to late breaking defects? Or even worse, due to the low quality of a release, its adoption rates are low and maintenance has become a nightmare? All too often! This session will uncover tips and best practices, learned from experience, that lead to high quality product releases on time.