March KWSQA Meeting: Featuring Selena Delesie

TOPIC: Lessons Learned in Leadership   PRESENTED BY: Selena Delesie   SPEAKER BIOGRAPHY: Selena is an international speaker, coach and trainer who inspires people to get lit up from within, radiate positive energy and empower everyone around them to step into their greatness. As a successful corporate manager, consultant and coach, she brings many years of experience across the technology, financial, Agile, software development and testing sectors. She bridges this experience with ...
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February KWSQA Meeting – Feb 24, Andre Cloutier

TOPIC: 13 Naïve Questions about Test Process Deconstruction and Other Paranormal Activities   PRESENTED BY: André Cloutier, PSM, SAFe (SA)   SPEAKER BIOGRAPHY: When he was 7 years old, André’s teacher heard him bragging about his encyclopedic knowledge in geography. The teacher decided to exploratorily test his competencies by asking him about capitals of the world (Nepal, Argentina and other places with mountains). He obviously knew all the answers because he was a curious kid. Th...
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Join us at our January 27 member meeting for a Lean Coffee* session

TOPIC: KWSQA presents: Lean Coffee PRESENTED BY: The KWSQA MEETING OVERVIEW: Lean Coffee* is a structured, but agenda-less meeting. Participants gather, build an agenda, and begin talking. Conversations are directed and productive because the agenda for the meeting was democratically generated. Meeting format: You and your peers will start a Personal Kanban Add ideas on what to discuss Vote and talk *Lean Coffee(tm) is a trademark of Modus Cooperandi.  For more info visit lea...
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January KWSQA Meeting: Lean Coffee

Lean Coffee is a structured, but agenda-less meeting. Participants gather, build an agenda, and begin talking. Conversations are directed and productive because the agenda for the meeting was democratically generated. *Lean Coffee(tm) is a trademark of Modus Cooperandi.  For more info, visit leancoffee.org.
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Join us at our next member meeting for Pete Walen speaking on “Test Strategies, Test Plans and Strategic Testing”

TOPIC: Test Strategies, Test Plans and Strategic Testing PRESENTED BY: Pete Whalen SPEAKER BIOGRAPHY: Pete Walen has been in some form of software development for over 25 years. He has been a developer, a business analyst, a project manager and now a tester and testing specialist. He describes himself as a Software Anthropologist and Tester, which encompasses the examination of how software and people relate, react and interact with each other. Pete has worked in a variety of ...
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Join us at our October meeting to hear Andrew Annett speak on “Planning Delivery Like You Mean It”

TOPIC: The theme song of adaptive development teams isn't "Qué Será, Será" - planning delivery like you mean it. PRESENTED BY: Andrew Annett SPEAKER BIOGRAPHY: Andrew Annett is a seasoned facilitator and coach who believes conversations are the operating system of organizations and anything that promotes flow of quality work is a good thing. Andrew has experience working within agile teams and on large, complex multi-year programs and his passion is for helping the world communicate ...
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Call for Presenters (Seasonal Lecture Series)

The 2016-2017 season of the KWSQA lecture series is underway! We love to host new and local speakers!  Got an idea you'd like to try out?  Working on a talk that you want to test or practice?   Drop us a message at info@kwsqa.org for consideration.  Here are some details about presentation format and what kind of things we're looking for.   Presentation format: Over lunch from 11:45am to 1pm Generally at UW, last Wednesday of the month 45-55 minute presentation Can be l...
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