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Google 2010 GATC 01 opening remarks.

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01 opening remarks

  1. 1. Welcome to GTAC 2010 October 28th & 29th, 2010
  2. 2. The Committee We welcome you!
  3. 3. The Theme <ul><ul><li>Test to Testability </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Why is this important? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Test or Testability </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Roles defined as a result of this “value” system </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Cloud computing is challenging this </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Address the root issue </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Want to have “t” in GTAC means more than just Test </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. GTAC with a Twist <ul><li>New This year: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Attendees driven selection of talks </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Video abstract encouraged </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>More lightning talks </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pre-GTAC event </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. GTAC 2010 Highlights <ul><li>Stats </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Applications for Attendance: Over 500 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Accepted Applicants : 98 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Googlers = 20 (Plus Committee/Staff) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Non-Googlers = 78 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Call for Proposals: 80+ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>21 from Googlers </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Selected talks: 8 (Plus 3 keynotes) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Companies: 52 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Countries : 23 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Universities: 7 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Committees: 2 </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. (y)Our Speakers!
  7. 7. GTAC Site Stats <ul><ul><li>GTAC.BIZ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>11500 Visits </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>26K Pageviews </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>7500 Visitors </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Source of Traffic </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>33% Direct Visits </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>37% Search Engines </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>30% Referring Sites </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Top 3 Countries Traffic </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>India </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>USA </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>UK </li></ul></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Stats Continued <ul><li>Attendees voted on proposals: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>July 26th - August 6th </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Due to high number of proposals (80+) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Decided on three categories: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Test Automation:  July 26th - July 29th </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Testing: July 28th - August 3nd </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Testability & Others: August 2nd - August 6th </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Total Votes received: 185 </li></ul>
  9. 9. Today’s Agenda Session 1 - Test Automation Speaker 08:00 - 10:00 Breakfast/Registration 10:00 - 11:00 Opening Keynote Robert Victor Binder 11:00 - 11:30 Coffee break 11:30 - 12:30 Twist, a next generation functional testing tool for building and evolving test suites Vivek Prahlad 12:30 - 13:30 The Future of Front-End Testing Simon Stewart & Greg Dennis 13:30 - 14:30 Lunch & Roundtables Session 2 - Testability Speaker 14:30 - 15:30 Lightning talks/Interactive session Group Activity 15:30 - 16:30 Lessons Learned from Testability Failures Esteban 16:30 - 17:00 Coffee break 17:00 - 18:00 Git Bisect and Testing Christian Couder 18:00 - 19:00 Flexible Design? Testable Design? You Don’t Have To Choose! Russ and Tracy 19:00 - 22:00 Dinner
  10. 10. House-Keeping <ul><ul><li>Lightning Talks </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Feedback </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Internet Connectivity </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. LET THE FUN BEGIN!

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