NOTTINGHAM STCMEETUP#NOTTSTESTFriday, 3 May 2013
INTRODUCTIONRichard Bradshaw@FriendlyTesterTest Team Lead @ ConjectFriday, 3 May 2013
SOFTWARE TESTINGCLUBhttp://www.softwaretestingclub.com/Friday, 3 May 2013
MINISTRY OF TESTINGhttp://www.ministryoftesting.com/Friday, 3 May 2013
OTHER MEETUPSSheffield, May 14th, Showroom Cinema, organisedby Stephen BlowerSeveral others around the UK, including Leeds,...
WHY RESTARTMeet more local TestersBoom in software development in NottinghamRegular platform to learn more about TestingDi...
FUTUREAnyone can volunteer to talkSee this as a platform to get feedback on talks,increase confidence, evolve your skillsPo...
FUTUREOpen discussions on a pre-defined subject (E.g use ofautomation, Certification etc)Workshops / Tutorials (WebDriver, J...
FUTUREBook ReviewsTesting Sessions- Company sponsored for a night of testing theirapplication(s), again cost it beer and p...
FUTUREWhat problems are you facing?- So explain a problem you are currently facing, andhopefully receive advice from the c...
WHY ATTENDReputationCV’s don’t cut it, they are flat.Blogs, twitter, meetups, conferences, forums etc Aregoing to make the ...
WHY ATTENDJob Opportunities- Don’t tell your boss! But people use this events torecruit.- Or perhaps you want to recruitFr...
WHY ATTENDKnowledge- We are testers, we are always searching forinformation.Friday, 3 May 2013
WHY ATTENDFunFree DrinkFree FoodFriday, 3 May 2013
HELPSpread the word- Social Media- Work- Friends- Ex Colleagues....Friday, 3 May 2013
HELPTalk selectionFinding sponsors (your company?)- Food- DrinksVenuesFriday, 3 May 2013
PIZZAAAAA!So Conject has offered to fund some pizza, so pleasehelp yourselves and say hello to people.Friday, 3 May 2013
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  1. 1. NOTTINGHAM STCMEETUP#NOTTSTESTFriday, 3 May 2013
  2. 2. INTRODUCTIONRichard Bradshaw@FriendlyTesterTest Team Lead @ ConjectFriday, 3 May 2013
  3. 3. SOFTWARE TESTINGCLUBhttp://www.softwaretestingclub.com/Friday, 3 May 2013
  4. 4. MINISTRY OF TESTINGhttp://www.ministryoftesting.com/Friday, 3 May 2013
  5. 5. OTHER MEETUPSSheffield, May 14th, Showroom Cinema, organisedby Stephen BlowerSeveral others around the UK, including Leeds,London, Brighton, Bristol, Reading and more.Friday, 3 May 2013
  6. 6. WHY RESTARTMeet more local TestersBoom in software development in NottinghamRegular platform to learn more about TestingDiscuss new ideasFriday, 3 May 2013
  7. 7. FUTUREAnyone can volunteer to talkSee this as a platform to get feedback on talks,increase confidence, evolve your skillsPotential guest speakersTool Vendors, Recruiters, Companies recruiting.However the cost for them will be beer and food.TALKSFriday, 3 May 2013
  8. 8. FUTUREOpen discussions on a pre-defined subject (E.g use ofautomation, Certification etc)Workshops / Tutorials (WebDriver, JMeter, MindMaptools etc)Lightening TalksChallenges & GamesFriday, 3 May 2013
  9. 9. FUTUREBook ReviewsTesting Sessions- Company sponsored for a night of testing theirapplication(s), again cost it beer and pizza!Friday, 3 May 2013
  10. 10. FUTUREWhat problems are you facing?- So explain a problem you are currently facing, andhopefully receive advice from the crowd.Friday, 3 May 2013
  11. 11. WHY ATTENDReputationCV’s don’t cut it, they are flat.Blogs, twitter, meetups, conferences, forums etc Aregoing to make the difference.Recruiters are also changing, they are attending theseevents.Friday, 3 May 2013
  12. 12. WHY ATTENDJob Opportunities- Don’t tell your boss! But people use this events torecruit.- Or perhaps you want to recruitFriday, 3 May 2013
  13. 13. WHY ATTENDKnowledge- We are testers, we are always searching forinformation.Friday, 3 May 2013
  14. 14. WHY ATTENDFunFree DrinkFree FoodFriday, 3 May 2013
  15. 15. HELPSpread the word- Social Media- Work- Friends- Ex Colleagues....Friday, 3 May 2013
  16. 16. HELPTalk selectionFinding sponsors (your company?)- Food- DrinksVenuesFriday, 3 May 2013
  17. 17. PIZZAAAAA!So Conject has offered to fund some pizza, so pleasehelp yourselves and say hello to people.Friday, 3 May 2013

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