Maurizio has built and managed QA teams working in incremental and iterative and agile development. He also has extensive experience implementing the right process in places where no process exists, or where the existing process is just not working for the team. Maurizio has a sixth sense for QA and process, and is currently building and managing a team of over 100 QA people at Yellow Pages Canada.

QUEST 2015 Conference and EXPO Sessions:

General Session: Building a QA Team that Matters in the World of Agile or Incremental & Iterative Development

Wednesday, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

There is a heated debate about the relevance of a QA team in this brave new software world of Agile development. Some say that a QA team is no longer needed because Agile calls for heavy automation. Others say that QA is needed more than ever given the fast pace of shipping software.

Not only is a QA team still very relevant in this new Agile world, but there are innovative ways that the QA team can really contribute to raising the quality bar in today’s fast paced world.

Learn how to hire and build a QA team that will be respected and counted on by the development team regardless of whether it is for an IID or Agile software development process. Find out where a QA team fits in a Testing Pyramid that involves both QA and Development.