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vodQA-2 A grand success

ThoughtWorks, pune recently played host to the vodQA-2 event, a technical conference which brings testers from various organizations under one roof. The turnout for the event was way better than vodQA-1. The topics too were great and so was the quality of speakers. This time the event had lengthy talks, lightening talks and also a talk on TWIST, a ThoughtWorks product which is a testing tool.

This was what was covered during vodQA-2

Full Length talks
Deepak Gole & Saager Mhatre
Automated acceptance testing for iPhone
Sapna Solutions
Parul Mody & Vijay Khatke
Cloud Testing
BMC Software
Ashwini Malthankar
Effective use of Continuous integration by QA
Vijay and Supriya
Test your service not your UI

Lightning Talks
Satish Agrawal
Leadership and Innovation in a commoditized industry
Persistent Systems
Anay Nayak
Fluent Interfaces and Matches

Fish bowl topic
Transition from Manual to Automation Testing??
All speakers and attendees
Parallel Track: Ananthapadmanabhan R
Twist : Evolving test suites over test cases

There was a well conducted fishbowl session too which was discussed in detail with inputs from a lot of participants.

I was overwhelmed looking at the number of people who attended the event. There were easily about 100 people who were keenly taking down notes during the presentation and also flocking the presenters after their talk got over.

Overall i was very impressed with the way the event was organised. Kudos to the organising committee of vodQA.

Looking forward to vodQA3 now :)


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