Webinar

Integrating API Testing Into Your Quality Strategy

Wednesday, Sep 29th 2021 : 8am PDT / 11am EDT / 4pm BST

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With the ever-changing and complex technology landscape, it’s critical for businesses to ensure their apps deliver a top-notch customer experience to gain a competitive edge in a tough and crowded market.

Successfully testing Application Programming Interfaces (better known as APIs) and creating an effective quality strategy is crucial to be able to achieve great UX.

In this webinar we will provide you with information and insights on:

  • How to move from unstructured testing to structured testing
  • How to start using the Testing Pyramid
  • How to avoid testing anti-pattern (ice cream cone)
  • How to set up API testing to achieve your goals

Join Brent Melson, VP Engineering (Qualitest) and Martin McDonagh, Lead Solutions Architect (SmartBear) to learn how API testing fits into lower and higher level testing and how you can take your quality strategy forward.

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Speakers:

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Brent Melson – VP Engineering, Qualitest

Brent Melson is the Vice President of Engineering at Qualitest. Brent is involved solution engineering as well as the design and implementation of quality assurance programs and projects for a variety of business verticals. An industry expert in a number of topics including SDLC, firewall performance and evaluation, router management and network performance, functional automation, and well versed in a variety of IT protocols and security devices, he is a published author in trade communications including Byte Magazine, Data Communications, fiercedeveloper.com and TechZone. Brent has over 25 years of experience in the IT testing field covering diverse disciplines such as the creation of synthetic benchmarks, design of usability studies, design and implementation of DevOps, and implementation and creation of device and product acceptance programs.

He holds a B.S. in Computer Science from the University of Delaware and resides just outside Philadelphia, PA with his wife Kirsten.

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Martin McDonagh – Lead Solutions Architect, SmartBear

Martin is a Lead Solutions Architect at SmartBear, responsible for the Enterprise and Channel business and has worked in the IT industry for over 10 years.  

Over the last 5 years with SmartBear, Martin has worked between SmartBear's EMEA office in Ireland and APAC office in Melbourne, Australia where he was based for 3 years heading up Solutions Engineering for the region.

Now back in Ireland, Martin works with Enterprise and SmartBear's partners to map and architect SmartBearsolutions into the landscape and provide training and enablement across the EMEA, US and APAC regions.

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Hardik Parekh – AVP - Delivery, Qualitest

Hardik helps clients’ drive Agile-DevOps transformation, and build high-performing globally distributed teams. He is a SAFe® Program Consultant (SPC) who leads all levels of an organization through a Lean-Agile transformation at scale by training, coaching, facilitating, and mentoring.
In his current role as Associate Vice President, Hardik oversees Professional Services Delivery Management in US, UK, Romania and India. He is currently leading a team of about 130+ people, spread across five different time zones.

 

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Hardik Parekh – AVP - Delivery, Qualitest

Hardik helps clients’ drive Agile-DevOps transformation, and build high-performing globally distributed teams. He is a SAFe® Program Consultant (SPC) who leads all levels of an organization through a Lean-Agile transformation at scale by training, coaching, facilitating, and mentoring.
In his current role as Associate Vice President, Hardik oversees Professional Services Delivery Management in US, UK, Romania and India. He is currently leading a team of about 130+ people, spread across five different time zones.

 

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Hardik Parekh – AVP - Delivery, Qualitest

Hardik helps clients’ drive Agile-DevOps transformation, and build high-performing globally distributed teams. He is a SAFe® Program Consultant (SPC) who leads all levels of an organization through a Lean-Agile transformation at scale by training, coaching, facilitating, and mentoring.
In his current role as Associate Vice President, Hardik oversees Professional Services Delivery Management in US, UK, Romania and India. He is currently leading a team of about 130+ people, spread across five different time zones.

 

About Qualitest: Linkedin_icon_128-128

Qualitest is the world's leading AI-powered quality engineering company. We bring in the culture of quality orchestration across your business, technology and operational landscape through our engineering-led, process discipline.

We help companies in their digital transformation journey by leveraging AI, DevOps and Automation and we leverage our deep technology, business and industry-specific understanding to deliver solutions that align with our client’s business context.

Qualitest has been recognized for each of the past 6 years as the only visionary pure play QA and Testing Services Company in the “Gartner Magic Quadrant”.

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SmartBear focus on the one software priority that never changes: quality. And since digital transformation isn't slowing down, software teams need help to keep up. That’s where SmartBear come in.

Their aim is to be the company they look to first, no matter where their needs lay in the software development lifecycle.

SmartBear tools are built to streamline the process of software teams while seamlessly working with the products they use now – and will use in the future. They’re easy to try, easy to buy, and easy to integrate. SmartBear are used by 16 million developers, testers, and operations engineers at 24,000+ organizations – including world-renowned innovators like Adobe, JetBlue, FedEx, and Microsoft.