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HCMC Software Testing Club


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HCMC Software Testing Club

  1. 1. HCMC Software Testing Club WHO ARE WE?
  2. 2. 2 Who are we?
  3. 3. Who are we? We, a group of passionate software testers around HCMC, Vietnam, are working together to build the first bricks for this community, called HCMC Software Testing Club (HCMC STC), following the format of Software Testing Club community ( We aimed to organize the first Testing Conference in July 2014. 3
  4. 4. Value Proposition Commit to non-stop contributing to the development of a better generation of software testing practitioners around HCMC • Through the improvement of their knowledge and practices • Through promoting knowledge and best practices in software testing and software testing career 4
  5. 5. Targeted audiences • Testing practitioners: testers, software project managers, automation testers, QAs, Directors and Managers who are working on or in-charge of software quality • Students and young people who may find a fit in software testing career • Lecturers at University who are teaching and promoting software testing knowledge and practices 5
  6. 6. What would HCMC STC offer? • Audiences would have chances to get up-to- date knowledge and best practices about software testing and what's happening around the world • Promote the software testing career and give career advices to people who are pursuing software testing career path • Inspire and promote best practices in software quality assurance and improvement 6
  7. 7. What do we do? Promote knowledge, practices, careers through • Public seminars, conferences, workshops with speakers from all over the world as well as experts around HCMC area • Also promote knowledge improvement through – Discussions, sharing via forum – Monthly news letters – And web site. 7
  8. 8. Goals Between now and July 2014: • Recruit 5-10 active members to act as the board to run the club • # of members: Reach 500 active members • # of speakers: Recruit 20 experts ready for regular sharing / talking at seminars • # of conference: 1 every six months for one day conference • # of monthly event: 2 per month. This is for smaller group meet-up, dialogues, seminar, sharing • Fund: KMS to sponsor mainly between now and July 2015 with the support from partners like HCA. Need to be financially independent from July 2015 at the latest 8
  9. 9. Our plan May 2014 • Officially formed Board of Members Mid Jun 2014 • Officially launch web site • Start PR the first conference July 12th, 2014 • Hold the 1st Conference 9
  10. 10. And this is really who we are Board of Members 1. Thanh Huynh – Software Tester |, Data Logic 2. Binh Nguyen Ngan – Senior QC |,,, CSC Vietnam 3. Nhat Do – Sr. Manager | KMS Vietnam 4. Thao Vo – QA Architect | KMS Vietnam 5. Thong Nguyen – QA Architect | KMS Vietnam 6. Quang Xuan Nguyen – Sr. QA | KMS Vietnam 7. Hoa Thi Bich Le – Sr. QA | KMS Vietnam 8. Viet Hung Nguyen – MD | KMS Vietnam, temporarily be the chair of the board 10
  11. 11. Other information • Web site: • STC group: • Facebook page: Software-Testing-Club/518090058316500 • Twitter: @HCMC_STC • LinkedIn group: 03571&trk=my_groups-tile-grp 11
  12. 12. 12 Content of the first conference on July 12th, 2014
  13. 13. Theme Stay on the cutting-edge With keynote speaker: Paul Holland from US Inspired by StarEast 2014 13 One full day conference • With 12-14 topics around Test Management & Process, Test Techniques, Agile Testing, Testing Automation, Mobile Testing, Performance Testing, Personal Excellences • Testathon session • One-on-One meeting with speakers Expected to receive 160 – 200 HCMC software testers
  14. 14. Keynote speaker: Paul Holland Paul is a gifted test manager formerly of Alcatel, and is famous for his facilitation skills at context-driven peer conferences. He's the facilitator- in-chief at CAST conferences, and a pillar of the WOPR conference. He's also teaching my RST classes. Paul is a software test consultant and teacher. He has over 16 years of hands-on testing and test management experience, primarily at Alcatel- Lucent. During his time at Alcatel-Lucent he led the transformation of the testing approach for two product divisions to become more efficient and effective. As a test manager and tester he focused on exploratory testing, test automation, and improving testing techniques. He led the creation and worldwide deployment of a new automation environment for the Access division of Alcatel-Lucent. Paul was on the Board of Directors for the Association for Software Testing for 3 years and was on their Executive Committee for 2 years. He has been an organizer for the Workshop on Performance and Reliability (WOPR) since 2005 and has been the facilitator of every WOPR (two per year) since 2003. Paul has been consulting and delivering training both internally at Alcatel-Lucent and externally for the past 5 years. In addition he has delivered training to other large companies such as Progressive Insurance, HP, RIM and General Dynamics and he has facilitated many software testing peer workshops held at many different companies including Microsoft, Intuit, eBay and Google. 14
  15. 15. 15 Talk at the conference?
  16. 16. Notes about the topic • Topics can be anything related to the following categories in software testing: Test management, test techniques, test automation, Agile testing, mobile testing, performance testing, personal excellences. • Each session will need to be 45 minutes, including Q&A. • Register to talk at: conference-topic-registration.html • Timeline 16 May – Jun 27th, 2014 •Topic registration and material submission Jun 27th, 2014 •Deadline for topic registration and material submission July 8th, 2014 •Deadline for reviewing/approving topics & materials
  17. 17. © 2014 HCMC Software Testing Club THANK YOU