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Friday, February 19 • 10:20pm - 11:05pm
What is Quality and How Should We Build It In?

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“Build quality in” is the sixth of the eight principles of software delivery listed in Continuous Delivery. But what is quality, and how should we build it in?

Drawing from research and their own experiences, Maryam will discuss how to evaluate quality, and strategies and tactics to build it in. In this talk you’ll learn what you can measure to find out how you’re doing, how to plan for quality, the impact of organizational and team structure and behavior, and technical- and process-based approaches to creating fast feedback loops.

Key takeaways:
- How to measure quality (process, release, product internal quality) [and NOT product value]
- How to build high performing teams - hiring, training, team organization
- How to know if you’re successful
- How to get better / do improvement work
- Planning quality improvement
- How to choose and implement tools and technologies

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Maryam Umar

Head of Quality Engineering, Thought Machine
Maryam Umar works in London as Head of Quality of Thought Machine. She started her career 13 years ago as a QA test engineer in the finance and mobile industry. After transitioning to the eCommerce sector, Maryam performed QA in various capacities for online restaurants and travel... Read More →

Friday February 19, 2021 10:20pm - 11:05pm IST
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