Achieve competitive advantage through continuous testing
Product Marketing Manager, InfoSphere Guardium and Optim Solutions
Kimberly Madia is a worldwide product marketing manager for the InfoSphere Guardium and Optim solutions. She has been with IBM for over 10 years and earned an MBA in Marketing and Information Management at Carnegie Mellon University. During her career at IBM she has worked as a technical support representative and a business partner enablement manager. Currently she is focused on developing client solutions across software brands to support compliance, to improve business processes and to help organizations protect data.
Technical Marketing Manager, IBM Rational Quality Management and Testing
Allan Wagner is a technical marketing manager and evangelist with IBM Rational, driving thought leadership, strategic initiatives, and tangible solutions around the adoption of Rational ALM for IT and manufactured products. Focusing specifically on quality management and testing during his ten years of practical field experience, Al has assisted, mentored, and enabled both internal IBM and external customer teams to address their IT application infrastructure, development, implementation, and operations challenges. Al is a frequent conference speaker on topics of software quality products, principles, and techniques and has authored numerous papers.
In today's world, the systems and applications that enable organizations to sustain their market leadership have become increasingly complex. This has created unprecedented challenges for the quality management team to test these composite applications and manage the sensitivity and proliferation of test data that drive testing scenarios. Without a solid approach for fast, iterative testing using realistic test data, application development and delivery teams often find that testing becomes a critical bottleneck that impedes the speed of delivery and overall application quality. So what is the most efficient way to deliver new capabilities with agility while controlling costs?
Join us for a how-to discussion where we will explain:
- How to create proper test data based on use case requirements
- How to facilitate DBA and tester collaboration
- How Rational offerings and InfoSphere work together