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Optimus Breakfast Event – Implementing Test Automation in a DevOps, Cloud and Mobile World

Hyatt Regency - English Bay Room, 34th floor 655 Burrard Street, Vancouver, BC

Join us on February 23rd, 2016 to learn how to successfully Implement Test Automation in a DevOps, Cloud and Mobile World from a panel of technology executives. This breakfast event will bring together local high-level IT professionals and provide attendees valuable insights on test automation processes, tools and best practices. After breakfast and a chance to network with […]

Scriptless Automation using Excel

TriNimbus HQ Suite 280 - 1401 West 8th Avenue, Vancouver, BC

This presentation is based on the idea of creating a reusable framework to automate a web based application using Selenium so that once created, it can be used by non-developers to create automated test suites for any web based application with Excel or any other Windows interface. Session Takeaways: - What is Scriptless Automation - […]

Mobile Breakfast Series: IoT – Exploring the Next Big Thing in Mobile

Hyatt Regency - English Bay Room, 34th floor 655 Burrard Street, Vancouver, BC

Internet of Things (IoT) has been hailed as the next big thing in the mobile industry. As connections from objects and things interconnect with existing and new end points, the networked effect can provide tremendous opportunities, reshape existing processes, user experiences, and expectations. But, really, how real is IoT and what will it take to […]

Methods in Automated and Manual Testing for Web & App Accessibility

Central 1 Credit Union 1441 Creekside Drive, Vancouver, BC

This presentation will: Provide a background on web accessibility standards and legislation Discuss software tools to automate the discovery and remediation of accessibility issues Present methods for manual testing for desktop and mobile devices Presenter - Janos Sitar: Janos joined Central 1 in September 2015 as a Web Accessibility Specialist. Currently, Janos is leading projects […]

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Building Cloud Applications on Microsoft Azure: Dos and Don’ts

Hyatt Regency - English Bay Room, 34th floor 655 Burrard Street, Vancouver, BC

In partnership with: Cloud computing has completely transformed the way we develop new software applications, run legacy systems and modernize legacy applications. In this interactive two hour session, leaders from Microsoft and Optimus will share insights on application development using the Azure platform. In addition, you will hear from leaders from MediaValet, one of the first […]

Business Intelligence and Data Warehousing Quarterly Networking

St Regis Bar and Grill 608 Dunsmuir St, Vancouver, BC

Join us for casual drinks and appies at our usual place at the St Regis Bar and Grill! This is an informal social event where BI and Data pros get together to network and chat about both data and non-data topics. RSVP and get updates for this event here: BI And DW Quarterly Networking Event Join the […]

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VanQ: Stuart Ashman from Vision Critical

Vision Critical - PwC room 200 Granville St, Vancouver , BC

Topic: Where is the Risk? In this discussion, Stuart will talk about his risk-based approach to testing. He will Introduce the simple steps of a risk-based approach, share some heuristics he uses to help facilitate the risk analysis discussions, and invite some interaction with an example he uses as part of the interview process at […]

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Artificial Intelligence: Underpinnings of a Disruptive Wave

Hyatt Regency - English Bay Room, 34th floor 655 Burrard Street, Vancouver, BC

In 2017, we are going to tackle many important topics, but Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) are taking centre stage. AI has been around for decades, but is it different this time? We’ll continue our discussion on AI and ML with practitioners who have decades of experience in how such techniques might be […]

Testing in an interconnected world: How to test applications as they become increasingly universal

Hyatt Regency - English Bay Room, 34th floor 655 Burrard Street, Vancouver, BC

Applications have evolved from being self-contained applications to a world of multiple front-end, multiple middleware and multiple back-end systems working together in an interconnected way. Users are now accessing applications through more channels than ever, and a single application is expected to run on a host of different devices, configurations and form factors. Fragmentation within […]

VanQ: Endpoint Testing with Gatling

TriNimbus HQ Suite 280 - 1401 West 8th Avenue, Vancouver, BC

Endpoints testing is becoming an important piece in the full spectrum of testing, and there are many of tools to help with this. At this meetup, we're going to take a look at Gatling for testing endpoints. Using Gatling allows us to incorporate endpoints testing into an existing scala-based test automation framework. And since Gatling […]