Welcome to Test Talk, where we discuss the developments and topics in the science of software quality testing in Canada and around the world. Topics range from quality assurance testing tools and methodologies to software quality engineering with thought leaders at QA Consultants and leading innovators and researchers.
Importance of Innovation in the Automotive Industry in Canada
An interview between Peter Watkins, Chief Operating Officer of QA Consultants and Colin Singh Dhillon, Chief Technical Officer for the Automotive Parts Manufacturers’ Association (APMA), discussing the Importance of Innovation in the Automotive Industry in Canada.
The application of AI and Variant Testing
An interview between Peter Watkins, Chief Operating Officer of QA Consultants and Dr. Mehrdad Saadatmand, a world leader in the science of variant testing. The topic of this interview is the discussion on the application of A.I. and variant testing for a use case with Bombardier transportation group, now, part of the Alstom.
Testing Challenges of Artificial Intelligence (AI) Systems
This Test Talk is a discussion between Peter Watkins, Chief Operating Officer of QA Consultants and Eduard Paul Enoiu, a senior lecturer and researcher at Mälardalen University in Västerås, Sweden, on the challenges and the importance of explicability, trustworthiness, bias, and ethical testing of AI Systems.
Towards a Framework for the Certification of Reliable Autonomous Systems
The topic of this Test Talk is a discussion of the seminal research paper entitled “Towards a Framework for the Certification of Reliable Autonomous Systems.” Peter Watkins, QA Consultants’ Chief Operating Officer, was joined by Dr. Holger Schlingloff, Chief Scientist and Head of the Systems Quality Center of Fraunhofer FOKUS, to discuss the many challenges around certifying reliable autonomous systems as well as a proposed three-layer autonomous framework of reaction, rules, and principles.
Bill Klages in conversation with MAPLE Business Council about reshoring
Bill Klages, VP Influencer & Partner Relations at Toronto-based QA Consultants, discusses how the QA Consultants leverages Toronto’s talent pool through a low-overhead, hybrid employee model that delivers software quality assurance to clients.
Benefits of nearshoring QA services to Canada
Bill Klages, Vice President of Influencer Relations & Partner Management discusses the problems with offshore services and the benefits of nearshoring to Canada.
Visit QA Consultants to plan for a permanent re-shoring of your core QA function to a supplier partner who has a North American QA/QE platform.
Test Talk: Accessibility Testing & Compliance Promotion Package
Director, Professional Services, Aly Dawood, discusses our approach to accessibility testing and our Compliance Promotion Package for AODA, WCAG 2.0 (level A, AA), and Section 508.
Test Talk: Test Automation
Senior Manager, Professional Services, Rob Virdee, talks about the different types of testing (GUI test automation, API test automation, and performance test automation), skill sets required for test automation.