FiSTB Testing Assembly

Speakers

 

Paul Gerrard

Tutorial 1: Test Management without Test Managers

Keynote: Testing skills in the future

Paul Gerrard is a consultant, teacher, author, webmaster, developer, tester, conference speaker, rowing coach and a publisher. He has conducted consulting assignments in all aspects of software testing and quality assurance, specialising in test assurance. He has presented keynote talks and tutorials at testing conferences across Europe, the USA, Australia, South Africa and occasionally won awards for them.

Educated at the universities of Oxford and Imperial College London, in 2010, Paul won the Eurostar European Testing excellence Award and in 2013, won The European Software Testing Awards (TESTA) Lifetime Achievement Award.

In 2002, Paul wrote, with Neil Thompson, “Risk-Based E-Business Testing”. In 2009, Paul wrote “The Tester’s Pocketbook” and in 2012, with Susan Windsor, Paul co-authored “The Business Story Pocketbook”.

He is Principal of Gerrard Consulting Limited and is the host of the UK Test Management Forum and the UK Business Analysis Forum.

Ismo Aro

Tutorial 2: Robot Framework Hands-on

Head of Software Automation at Siili Solutions and Chairman of the Board at Robot Framework Foundation

Ismo Aro is Heading the Software Automation at Siili and Chairman of the Board in Robot Framework Foundation. He has a long track record in working in agile and lean projects as a change agent. He has a strong focus in modernizing the ways of working and the quality of work. He has worked as a product owner of Robot Framework, leading its development and implemented corporate-wide good testing practices.

His previous roles have included Test Engineer, Scrum Master, Product Owner, Test Automation Specialist, Agile Coach, Lead QA Engineer and Partner and his employers were Nokia, Ericsson, Basware and Omenia.

Jani Haapala

Tutorial 2: Robot Framework Hands-on

DevOps advocate, Delivery Lead at Qentinel and a Vice Chairman at Robot Framework Foundation

Automation specialist, quality consultant, tester, developer, dad, husband. Passionate about measurement, feedback and continuous automated quality feedback loops.

Jani Haapala is Delivery Lead at Qentinel. He spends his detime conjuring up ways to help customers achieve their goals and supporting Qentinel consultants as they deliver the best solutions to meet customers’ needs. He is a dedicated DevOps advocate and evangelist who has been spreading the word in the software industry for well over a decade. Passion for the field started from manual testing and has evolved to full scale software development automation.
Whether its personal hobby or business case, home controlling or large software project, Jani thinks that automation can help everybody and increase value in anything

Henkka Hyppönen

Keynote: tbd

Median moniosaaja. Speakersforumin Vuoden Puhuja 2013

Luova johtaja, yrittäjä, puhuja ja tietokirjailija

Kirjoittanut neljä kirjaa, joista kolme tietokirjoja: Kuinka se tehdään esiintyjänä (kirja vaikuttamisesta, sekä ajattelusta), Nautitaan raakana (Tieteellinen esitys läsnäolosta), Pelon hinta (Tieteellinen esitys pelosta ja sen vaikutuksista yksilön, yrityksen ja yhteiskunnan tasoilla) 

Uran kohokohtia

  • Esimies/päällikkötehtävissä vuodesta 1992 lähtien (johtanut luovia tiimejä, myyntitiimiä ja luonnollisesti koko yritystä)
  • Yrittäjä vuodesta 1998 lähtien (Historiassa oma tvtuotantoyhtiö, tutkimusyhtiö, sisällöntuotantoyhtiö)
  • Vuoden 2005-2011 välisen ajan Trainers House Oyj:n luovana johtajana, jolloin valmensi useilla eri toimialoilla erilaisia tiimejä mm. johtamisesta, itsensä johtamisesta, asiakaskokemuksesta, henkilöstökokemuksesta, tunteista työpaikalla, sekä oman potentiaalin saavuttattamisesta sekä yksilön että ryhmän tasoilla.