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Since it’s launch last year, the Test Clinic has generated a lot of interest amongst software testers. The Test Clinic offers you the chance to get your software testing problems solved by experts in the field. Come to the doctor’s clinic for help. No matter if the problem is big or small, they will do their best to fix your issue.

 

The EuroSTAR 2015 Test Clinic was a great success at EuroSTAR 2015. Led by our test doctors Huib Schoots and Iris Pinkster, the team solved numerous test problems and helped testers return to the their work with solutions to try out. This year at EuroSTAR 2016 the Test Clinic will return with two new test doctors to help you solve the issues that you might have.

 

If you want guidance and help, the Test Clinic is the place to turn to.

 

How it WorksTest Clinic

The Test Clinic process is simple. In the area there is a big lovely blackboard wall. You simply post any questions, conundrums, problems and tales of test woe then wait and hear (on that very same big lovely wall) from the many testing professional’s onsite that could resolve that problem!

Over the course of the Conference there will be test consultants on hand at the break sessions to help you out with expertise in areas such as:

  • Agile
  • Mobile
  • Test Automation
  • Functional Testing
  • And More

Meet This Year’s Doctors

This year we welcome two new doctors on the ward. They are:

Christin Wiedemann

Christin Wiedemann Test Clinic

My training is in particle physics, and I received my Master of Science at Stockholm University in 2001. I continued my graduate studies at Stockholm University, working on the IceCube experiment; a high-energy neutron telescope located at South Pole, Antarctica. I obtained my Ph.D. in 2007 and started working as a developer.

After working as a software developer for a year and a half I was given the opportunity to take on the role of a tester and immediately realized I had found my true vocation. To me software testing is problem solving and detective work, and it allows me to fully employ my analytical skills and my inquisitiveness. Over the years I have found a lot of parallels to science and I believe that testers can – and should – apply the scientific method.

I currently hold two different, but related, roles at PQA – a software testing consulting company with 100 employees working out of five different offices located across Canada. As Co-CEO my primary objective is achieving delivery excellence, which is closely coupled to my continued efforts to drive PQA’s research and method development in the Chief Scientist role.

 

Arpad Toth

 

Arpad TothI started my career as a Java developer at Nokia Siemens Network. In a short time I became a tester and really enjoy it. I remember the ‘aha’ moment when I understood how interesting is the world of software testing. Immediately I started to read and learn testing. As a result I was the youngest engineer who has obtained all ISTQB certification in Hungary. Beacause of this, I was asked to teach testing techniques and official advanced level training’s at companies in Hungary. I am proud to have helped almost 300 students who have been successfully passed their exams.
In the meantime I became a subcontractor for many companies as a freelance test consultant. I have been involved more than 40 IT projects where I met interesting people and learn a lot. My specialities are the performance tests and automation strategies. At 2014 I founded my own consultancy called Evertest. Since there I am trying to keep my customers happy and help projects to test better.

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