Brijesh Deb, Test Manager at Sogeti 

Topic – Biases Driving 5 Misconceptions that Testers Face

Abstract

There are so many people around us. Each blessed with the capacity to think and form an opinion. These opinions drive societies and countries however these often feed into misconceptions. As testers we are surrounded by many such misconceptions. This talk looks at some of the misconceptions and tries to unearth the reasons behind them. It gives a quick insight into the biases associated and does a reality check on the misconception. This talk also indicates a life lesson that is essential to fight these biases

Top Takeaways:

  • Testers would be aware of the misconceptions and the biases behind them
  • The testers also get a chance to learn about the remedy for these biases

Speaker Bio

Brijesh Deb has over 2 decades of experience of leading, managing and coaching teams on Software Testing and embracing the Agile mindset. He is a Bachelor of Engineering – Electronics and Communication and an Executive Master of Business Administration in Operations.
Being a hands on software tester has also helped him stay close to technology and understand the intricacies. He has been involved in testing of applications from lightweight mobile apps to the large scale industrial IoT solutions. He works with some of the top most high tech companies providing everyday solutions in the Automotive, Avionics, Semiconductor, Space, Agriculture and Energy sectors to name a few.
Brijesh is an Agile Transformation Agent with the objective of helping organizations in achieving customer excellence with a focus on delivering maximum value to customers, stake holders and teams. Emphasis on cultural change driven by collaboration at all levels to adapt the agile mindset and change.
He lives in the Netherlands with his wife and 2 years old son. In his free time, he loves singing rhymes with his son. He’s a wordsmith and loves to write on social media especially LinkedIn. He has a passion for anthropology and loves to study human behavior.

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