Next Meeting - Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Testing the Internet of Things (IoT)

Speaker: Costa Avradopoulos, Founder and CEO, Avracom Consulting
See Costa's Bio

Gartner says that more than 6.4 billion Internet of Things (IoT) devices were in use in 2016, and that number will grow to more than 20 billion by 2026. Testing these devices — which range from smart homes that maintain themselves, to self-driving cars — will be one of the biggest challenges to face device manufacturers and integrators in the coming years.

Costa Avradopoulos explores how to address the unique challenges of IoT by starting with the right test strategy. The discussion continues with the top challenge QA leaders are faced with today: how to design a proper device lab, given thousands of unique devices, sensors, and IoT platforms. Costa also provides insight into choosing the right mix of devices to optimize test coverage and reduce risks. Lastly, Costa shows you how to leverage tools and evaluate automation options, as well as keeping your team current with the faster pace of cutting edge technologies like IoT.
   6:30 – 7:00 Registration, Networking & Refreshments
   7:00 – 7:15 Welcome & Announcements
   7:15 – 8:30 Presentation and Q&A

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  Northpark Town Center
  1000 Abernathy Road NE
  Building 400
  Atlanta, GA 30328

The meeting is in the Northpark Conference Center, 3rd floor, Georgia conference room. Attendees should park in Visitor Parking, check in with Security, and then take the elevator to the 3rd floor.

Visitors will be charged a $10 fee for attending meetings. AQAA members, recruiters, sponsors and guests of the speaker are excluded from this charge. If you have any questions, please contact AQAA President.

Congratulations 2017 AQAA Board of Directors

President - Ken Riley
Vice President - Joyce Reid
Treasurer - Diane Walker
Membership - Aretha Cook
Public Relations - Fitzgerald Breland and Mamie Green
Secretary - Deb Balai
Meeting Coordinator/ Hospitality - Savannah Dortch
Sales - Gretchen Iler and Reo Oravec
Education - Jeffrey Nowak
Board Members at large - Costa Avradopoulos, Michael Cooper and Leslie Brooks
Webmaster - Ken Riley

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1-Day Workshop: Scrum Mastery- Skills for Developing High-Performance Teams

from AQAA Platinum Sponsor Zenergy Technologies
Date: Friday, February 24, 2017
Time: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM EST

Cost: $269 $215.20 with AQAA discount code AQAA20

Location: MATRIX Resources
1000 Abernathy Rd. Suite 500
Atlanta, GA 30328

Agile experts, Bob Galen and Shaun Bradshaw, discuss skills for developing high performance teams.

This 1-day immersion workshop goes beyond the fundamentals to focus on the situational aspects of agile coaching. We’ll explore real world scenarios and mine attendees for specific challenging situations.

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The Atlanta Quality Assurance Association (AQAA) was founded in 1984 with the belief that no one company or individual can learn everything that is needed to assure a Quality Environment. AQAA is a not-for-profit organization which is organized to share state-of-the-art Quality Assurance methods, tools and techniques among its members. Our membership is comprised of professionals working primarily in the information systems industry. The AQAA is a Quality Assurance Institute (QAI) Federation Chapter.


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