Lee Barnes, Utopia Solutions

Lee Barnes has over 18 years of experience in the software quality assurance and testing field. He has successfully implemented test automation and performance testing solutions in hundreds of environments across a wide array of industries. He is a recognized thought leader in his field and speaks regularly on related topics. As Founder and CTO of Utopia Solutions, Lee is responsible for the firm’s delivery of software quality solutions which include mobile quality, performance management, and test automation.

QUEST 2013 Conference and EXPO Sessions:

Workshop: Building a Strategy for Test Automation Success

Wednesday, April 17, 2013: 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM | Room:

Choosing an appropriate tool and building the right framework are typically thought of as the main challenges in implementing successful test automation. However, long term success requires that other key questions must be answered including: What are our objectives? How should we be organized? Will our processes need to change? Will our test environment support test automation? What skills will we need? How and when should we implement? In this workshop, Lee will discuss how to assess your test automation readiness and build a strategy for long term success. You will interactively walk through the assessment process and build a test automation strategy based on input from the group. Attend this workshop and you will take away a blue print and best practices for building an effective test automation strategy in your organization.

  • Understand the key aspects of a successful test automation function
  • Learn how to assess your test automation readiness
  • Develop a test automation strategy specific to your organization

Presentation: Extending Test Automation to Mobile Applications

Thursday, April 18, 2013: 9:45 AM - 10:45 AM | Room:

The explosion of multiplatform mobile application development has created an extensive testing burden for quality organizations – and a huge opportunity for test automation ROI. Factoring in the idiosyncrasies of individual device models and carriers magnifies both the challenge and opportunity. Attend this session to learn how to extend test automation to the mobile platform and realize significant ROI. You will come away with best practices for implementing test automation effectively and efficiently across multiple mobile platforms and devices utilizing various types of mobile test automation tools. Specifically, tool independent techniques for creating a single test suite capable of executing across multiple platforms and devices will be discussed.