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PQA Panel Talks

By PQA Testing
Welcome to PQA Panel Talks! Every month we bring together a team of experts from our PQA team to talk about their experiences and debate and discuss issues in the vast world of software testing and quality assurance.
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PQA Panel Talks: Levelling up on Accessibility Testing

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PQA Panel Talks: Sharing our Testing Stories
While we learn a lot from discussions of tools, concepts, and processes at PQA Panel Talks, we think some of the best lessons come from being out in the wilds of testing and sharing the stories of our experiences with each other. So for the summer edition of PQA Panel Talks, our host Mike Hrycyk is calling in with a few of his software testing friends and asking them to share their stories from being out in the field of software testing and their lessons learned. And hopefully, sharing these fun, surprising, and challenging stories can help us all be even better software testers. Find us at: www.pqatesting.com/ Twitter: twitter.com/PQATesting Mike Hrycyk's Twitter: https://twitter.com/qaisdoes LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/pqa Facebook: www.facebook.com/PQATesting/
44:40
August 4, 2021
PQA Panel Talks: Making Metrics Work for Everyone
The more information we have, the better decisions we can make. That's as true in testing as it is in life, and on this episode of PQA Panel Talks, we are talking about the way teaming teams capture that information: metrics. Join host Mike Hrycyk, along with Sean Wilson of Ubisoft and PQA's Jonathan Duncan as they break down everything from KPIs and KRIs to which metrics really matter for the team and which ones your stakeholders will be looking to help make business decisions. Find us at: www.pqatesting.com/ Twitter: twitter.com/PQATesting Mike Hrycyk's Twitter: https://twitter.com/qaisdoes LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/pqa Facebook: www.facebook.com/PQATesting/
45:11
June 23, 2021
PQA Panel Talks: Levelling up on Accessibility Testing
Here at PQA Panel Talks, we're passionate about accessibility testing and helping to create an accessible web for all. To mark both National Accessibility Week in Canada and Global Accessibility Awareness Day, Mark Pope, a Partner and Web Accessibility Specialist at Pope Tech, and Abhishek Gupta, the lead of our accessibility practice at PQA sit down with host Mike Hrycyk to dive into how developers, designers, and testing teams can level up their accessibility testing and make accessibility a consistent and integral part of all things digital. Find us at: www.pqatesting.com/ Pope Tech: https://pope.tech/ Twitter: twitter.com/PQATesting Mike Hrycyk's Twitter: https://twitter.com/qaisdoes LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/pqa Facebook: www.facebook.com/PQATesting/
41:51
May 19, 2021
PQA Panel Talks: Opening the Black Box of Microservices
This month we're talking all things microservices. While they're certainly not new to the world of testing, microservices have changed the way we ensure quality for applications. Our host Mike Hrycyk sits down with Suhaim Abdussamad, host of "That's A Bug Podcast!", and PQA Senior QA Manager Matt Villeneuve to discuss how microservices impact the way we test and can make it even better. Find us at: www.pqatesting.com/ That's a Bug! Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Thatsabug Twitter: twitter.com/PQATesting Mike Hrycyk's Twitter: https://twitter.com/qaisdoes LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/pqa Facebook: www.facebook.com/PQATesting/
37:02
February 17, 2021
PQA Panel Talks: Testing in 2021
To help PQA Panel Talks kick-off the new year, our host Mike Hrycyk sat down with friends of the pod Director of Quality Engineering at Slalom Build, Dr. Christin Wiedemann and Nathaniel Couture, QA Manager at Patriot One, to take a look at the future of testing in 2021. Together our panelists share their thoughts on which testing topics will be on everyone's minds this year, from AI and machine learning to edge computing and automation. Find a full transcript of this episode here Find us at: www.pqatesting.com/ Twitter: twitter.com/PQATesting Mike Hrycyk's Twitter: https://twitter.com/qaisdoes Christin Weidemann's Twitter: https://twitter.com/c_wiedemann LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/pqa Facebook: www.facebook.com/PQATesting/
36:21
January 18, 2021
PQA Panel Talks: Performance Testing in The Age of Cloud
In recent years, the process and tools used for performance testing have evolved as organizations moved to the cloud. In this episode of PQA Panel Talks, our host Mike Hrycyk is joined by PQA VP of Customer Success, Jonathan Duncan and PQA Senior Performance Tester Lakshmi Narasimhan. Together they discuss how the cloud has changed the way we test for performance, from making it faster and to how automation has changed the game. Find a full transcript of this episode here Find us at: www.pqatesting.com/ Twitter: twitter.com/PQATesting Mike Hrycyk's Twitter: https://twitter.com/qaisdoes LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/pqa Facebook: www.facebook.com/PQATesting/
34:05
December 17, 2020
PQA Panel Talks: Quality in DevOps
Where does QA fit in DevOps? This month on PQA Panel Talks, our host Mike Hrycyk talks with experienced DevOps experts Jonathan Duncan and Terri McAllister about what quality and testing mean in DevOps and where it fits in. The three also have a short-lived debate about how to rename the concept of DevOps to make it inclusive of developers, testers, and everyone involved in a successful software development life cycle. Find a full transcript of this episode here Find us at: www.pqatesting.com/ Twitter: twitter.com/PQATesting Mike Hrycyk's Twitter: https://twitter.com/qaisdoes LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/pqa Facebook: www.facebook.com/PQATesting/
36:26
November 23, 2020
PQA Panel Talks: Testing from Home
This month on PQA Panel Talks, we’re talking testing from home! Our host Mike Hrycyk called up Patriot One Technologies Director of Platform Quality Nathaniel Couture and PQA's VP Customer Success Jonathan Duncan for a brainstorming session on the potential impacts to quality assurance while your teams are working from home. The panel dives into how you can manage and mitigate the quality challenges that come from moving products and services online quickly in response to COVID-19. The panel also discusses how to be creative in keeping lines of communication with your team open and why you should be dedicating some extra time for questions and interpreting requirements. Please Rate & Review! Find us at: www.pqatesting.com/ Twitter: twitter.com/PQATesting Mike Hrycyk's Twitter: https://twitter.com/qaisdoes LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/pqa Facebook: www.facebook.com/PQATesting/
28:52
June 22, 2020
PQA Panel Talks: Learning About Accessibility Testing
This month our host Mike Hrycyk is joined by PQA Delivery Manager Abhishek Gupta and two members of our accessibility testing team, PQA Testing's Annamalai Nachiappan and PLATO Testing's Mirjam Sharpe to chat about accessibility testing. Together they explore what the world of accessibility testing looks like and their client experiences working on accessibility testing. Most importantly, they discuss the critical role accessibility plays in creating an equal access web for all. Find a full transcript of this episode here Find us at: www.pqatesting.com/ Twitter: twitter.com/PQATesting Mike Hrycyk's Twitter: https://twitter.com/qaisdoes LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/pqa Facebook: www.facebook.com/PQATesting/
31:04
June 5, 2020
PQA Panel Talks: Automation War Stories
For our fourth episode of PQA Panel Talks, we asked test automation experts Jim Peers, former PQA team member and current Senior Quality Assurance Engineer at OXD, and PQA's QA Manager, John McLaughlin to join our host Mike Hrycyk. Together they reflect on their experiences working in test automation, revisit some of their automation war stories, and provide insight on the pitfalls projects can hit and how to avoid them. Please Rate & Review! Find us at: www.pqatesting.com/ Twitter: twitter.com/PQATesting Mike Hrycyk's Twitter: https://twitter.com/qaisdoes LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/pqa Facebook: www.facebook.com/PQATesting/ Panellists: Jim Peers Twitter: https://twitter.com/jrdpeers John McLaughlin Twitter: https://twitter.com/johnwwm
30:17
April 15, 2020
PQA Panel Talks: Women in Testing in 2020
In honour of International Women’s Day, we want to share our discussion about what it means to be a woman in software testing in 2020. We asked Dr. Christin Wiedemann, President of Radical I/O and passionate diversity advocate, to join us as a guest moderator and lead a discussion about the software testing experiences of individuals who identify as women. We spoke about the state of testing for women now, and where we still need to go with PLATO Testing’s Shawnee Polchis-Lanteigne, Hootsuite’s Jesse Ye, and PQA Testing’s Danielle Gulliver. Please Rate & Review! Find us at: www.pqatesting.com/ Twitter: twitter.com/PQATesting Christin Wiedemann's Twitter: twitter.com/c_wiedemann LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/pqa Facebook: www.facebook.com/PQATesting/
25:45
March 9, 2020
PQA Panel Talks: How software testers may be the best team for the job
PQA Panel Talks is back with our second episode! This month we are bringing together PLATO Testing's Keisha Nguyen and Keith Joe, as well as, PQA Testing's Chris Wagner, to talk with Mike Hrycyk about their experiences working on their first content migration project. The panel also has an excellent discussion on the keys to success in content migration, and the software tester skills that made them the right team for the job.  Please Rate & Review!  Find us at: http://www.pqatesting.com/ Twitter: twitter.com/PQATesting Mike Hrycyk's Twitter: https://twitter.com/qaisdoes LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/pqa Facebook: www.facebook.com/PQATesting/
17:09
January 7, 2020
PQA Panel Talks: Discussing Shift Left, Shift Right
For the first PQA Panel talks, we're talking with PQA testing experts Mike Hrykcyk, Allyson White, Nat Couture, & Brian Doyle. In this conversation with our experts learn about how we define Shift Left, Shift Right & how they can improve your testing practices. Please Rate & Review! Find us at: http://www.pqatesting.com/   Twitter: twitter.com/PQATesting   Mike Hrycyk's Twitter: https://twitter.com/qaisdoes   LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/pqa   Facebook: www.facebook.com/PQATesting/
35:07
November 4, 2019