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TRICENTIS ACCELERATE SAN FRANCISCO 2019 LIVESTREAM

Livestream Registration

Watch the Great Debate, Keynotes from Wolfgang Platz and Accenture, and more live!

Beginning Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. PT | 1:30 p.m. ET – see full schedule below

Tune into Accelerate San Francisco May 22 & 23 from anywhere! When you sign up for the livestream experience, you’ll get front-row access to sessions on the main stage. See the full schedule below, and join us for highlights such as:

  • This year’s Great Debate, “AI: You Can’t Handle the Truth!” with Tricentis Founder Wolfgang Platz and Accenture Managing Director Jeff Wilkinson
  • An analyst’s perspective on the future of automation technologies for the enterprise with Gartner’s Tom Murphy 
  • The “Automation Imperative” CIO panel with executives from BNP Paribas and T-Mobile 
  • Leading Culture Change in the Age of Digital Disruption, Steelcase’s unique take on accelerating Agile transformations via spatial re-design 
  • “University of You,” a plan for thriving in a market of rapidly-changing technologies, based on the story of the Anthem quality team 
Livestream Registration
Livestream Schedule

10:30 a.m. – 10:50 a.m.

Livestream

Welcome to Accelerate San Francisco

Livestream

Welcome to Accelerate San Francisco

Join Wayne Ariola & Ryan Yackel as we kick off the #1 Continuous Testing conference with a bang!

10:50 a.m. – 11:20 a.m.

Livestream

Tricentis: Driving Innovation

Livestream

Tricentis: Driving Innovation

Sandeep Johri, Tricentis
Tricentis CEO Sandeep Johri explores how DevOps and digital transformation are altering expectations, what’s needed to stay ahead of the curve, and how Tricentis is helping leading organizations navigate the path forward.

11:20 a.m. – 11:50 a.m.

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Test Automation + RPA

Livestream

Test Automation + RPA

Tom Murphy, Sr. Director Analyst at Gartner

1:10 p.m. – 1:50 p.m.

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When You Say Context, Does That Include Me?

Livestream

When You Say Context, Does That Include Me?

Ash Coleman, Head of Diversity & Inclusion, Credit Karma
The notion of Context Driven Testing has spawned conversations about how much context is valuable… but software testers tend to focus mostly on context in testing. We very rarely extend our thinking about context beyond our test strategy. Have we ever sat back and thought, how much of this context is about me? Come explore the context of the individual as it pertains to the overall quality of the product.

2:00 p.m. – 2:40 p.m.

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The Great Debate – AI: You Can’t Handle the Truth!

Livestream

The Great Debate – AI: You Can’t Handle the Truth!

Wolfgang Platz, Founder & CPO, Tricentis; Jeff Wilkinson, Managing Director, Accenture; Ramesh Pai, Global Head, NextGen QA, Wipro
Are AI-based testing technologies a dream or nightmare for professional software testers? How much testing can (and should) we delegate to AI? What are the true benefits…and risks? Join us for a lively panel discussion where Wolfgang Platz (Tricentis Founder and Chief Strategy Officer), Jeff Wilkinson (Managing Director of Accenture), and other industry leaders debate these and other AI-focused topics that are currently polarizing the software testing industry.

3:40 p.m. – 4:20 p.m.

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University of You: A Plan to Learn Quality of the Future

Livestream

University of You: A Plan to Learn Quality of the Future

Adam Satterfield, Director of Testing & Quality at Anthem
Are you just surviving these days? How can you thrive in a market of rapidly changing technologies? Adam will walk you through the plans and lessons he has learned while training testers to adapt to ever-changing technologies. You will learn why it is important to have a clear vision and goals and how to thrive instead of just survive.

4:30 p.m. – 5:10 p.m.

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CIO Panel: The Automation Imperative

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CIO Panel: The Automation Imperative

Wayne Ariola, Tricentis & Philippe Buron, BNP Paribas
The speed of business change is relentless. Get top CIOs’ perspective on why automation is key for innovating rapidly while continuously driving operational efficiencies.

9:40 a.m. – 10:20 a.m.

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Hunting Sasquatch: Finding Intermittent Issues Using Periodic Automation

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Hunting Sasquatch: Finding Intermittent Issues Using Periodic Automation

Paul Grizzaffi, Principal Automation Architect at Magenic
In American folklore, Sasquatch is an elusive, ape-like creature infrequently seen at the boundaries of wilderness and civilization. In the software realm, we have our own version of Sasquatch: that irritating, difficult-to-find intermittent issue occurring in a complex system. In this session, Paul will explain how applying the concept of periodic automation can increase your chances of hunting down these elusive targets, using real-world examples from his own experience. You’ll learn the basics of applying periodic automation to find issues outside of typical event boundaries, how the approach relates to High-Volume Automated Testing (HiVAT) and how it can help you avoid desensitization to failures.

10:20 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

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Toyota Motor North America’s Cloud Load Testing Approach

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Toyota Motor North America’s Cloud Load Testing Approach

Neeraj Tripathi & Hector Martinez, Toyota & Kevin Dunne, Tricentis
Toyota provides innovate and collaborative solutions to drive Built-in-Quality. Their teams address multiple types of applications in an agile environment with extremely high enterprise standards. Learn how they shifted their traditional performance engineering into an agile approach that emphasizes efficiency and adaptability.

11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

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Automation @ the Speed of Change

Livestream

Automation @ the Speed of Change

Wolfgang Platz, Founder & CPO, Tricentis
Digital transformation is driving unprecedented change across the enterprise. In this keynote, Wolfgang Platz, Tricentis Founder and Chief Strategy Officer, explores the latest trends, best practices, and technologies that will help you keep pace with rapidly-evolving business expectations.

11:30 a.m. – 11:50 a.m.

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Tricentis Innovation Showcase

Livestream

Tricentis Innovation Showcase

Ryan Yackel, Elise Carmichael and Wayne Ariola, Tricentis
Wolfgang Platz introduces Tricentis’ latest innovations, then Tricentis customers share how they’re applying Tricentis technologies to advance their organizations’ digital transformation initiatives.

11:50 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

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Leading Culture Change in the Age of Digital Disruption

Livestream

Leading Culture Change in the Age of Digital Disruption

Tim Merkle, Chief of Staff, Global IT, Steelcase
Digital has intensified pressure on companies across all industries—even Steelcase, a 107-year old furniture manufacturer. As their customers, dealers, and employees deepen their desire for improved digital experiences, Steelcase positioned itself to lead digital culture transformation. To start, their Grand Rapids, Michigan IT team began rapidly prototyping to transform People, Process, and Place…including spatial re-design. Join Steelcase CIO Tim Merkle to learn how they are inspiring and uniting their global IT team with a culture that supports employee engagement and digital transformation through increased delivery velocity.

2:10 p.m. – 2:50 p.m.

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Open Source Testing – The Good, The Bad, The Ugly

Livestream

Open Source Testing – The Good, The Bad, The Ugly

Elise Carmichael, Vice President, Enterprise Evangelist, Tricentis
At some point we all commit to automating some of the riskiest use cases because, let’s be honest, something bad happened in production. But how do you proceed? Do you standardize your projects and teams on a single framework or framework style such as BDD? Do you let each team do what they think is best? How will you maintain this new behemoth that you’re about to create? Learn how to answer these and other critical “getting started” questions—as well as track the KPIs vital for demonstrating the ROI on your automation investment.

3:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

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Tomorrow’s Tester: The Evolution of Work

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Tomorrow’s Tester: The Evolution of Work

Jeff Wilkinson, Managing Director, Accenture
The testing industry is flooded with doomsday predictions: “The TCoE is dead! Testers will not be needed in the future! Robots will replace testers!” While there is no question that today’s technologies have driven the evolution of the job, it is increasingly evident that successfully leveraging them will only extend the need for skilled testers. We are rapidly infusing bots, artificial intelligence and machine learning into quality processes – but doing so meaningfully requires a sound quality strategy and skilled testers at the helm. Join us to hear about Accenture’s “Touchless Testing” approach, which employs these concepts. We’ll explore what all this means for the future of testing and what today’s testers must do in order to stay relevant.

3:30 p.m. – 3:40 p.m.

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Closing

Livestream

Closing

Wayne Ariola, CMO at Tricentis