SPaMCAST 620– Test Automation and The Future of Handbook Testers, A Conversation with Nalin Prabu and Ola Omiyale

The Software Process and Measurement Cast 620 is something out of the ordinary. Ola Omiyale joined me as a co-host and we interviewed Nalin Parbhu, the Founder and CTO of Infuse, and useMango

. We talked about testing and test automation which is a passion for all three of us. We also explored the future of the role of the manual tester.  

Nalin Parbhu, Founder & CTO: Infuse & useMango

  Nalin’s passion, mission and vision is to enable customers to get the most of out their software. He has worked on hundreds of projects across the globe, and has over 22+ years of experience in software engineering delivery in a variety of roles. 

Nalin has a BSc in Statistics, Computers, Operational Research and Mathematics from Queen Mary University of London, and did his postgraduate studies in Advanced Information Technology at London Southbank University. Despite his London education, Nalin proudly states he is citizen of the city of Leicester.

When not evangelising from the pulpit about modernising software delivery. Nalin is happily married with 2 children living in Central London. He is also a Rugby coach for Blackheath Rugby Club U11’s.

https://uk.linkedin.com/in/nalinparbhu

Infuse website: https://infuse.it/

Ola Omiyale is from a social science background and has started her journey within the software industry. Being a beginner and developing a career in selling test automation solutions, she is  eager to learn new information and innovations around software testing. 

Re-Read Saturday News 

I have taken the last two week off from Re-Read Saturday.  A combination of household duties and work had to be managed. I will be back next week.  In the interim, catch up on the re-read. 

Have you bought your copy of  Steve Tendon and Daniel Doiron’s  Tame your Work Flow?  Use the link to support the authors and blog!  

Week 1: Logistics and Front Matter – https://bit.ly/2LWJ3EY

Week 2: Prologue (The Story of Herbie) – https://bit.ly/3h4zmTi

Week 3: Explicit Mental Models – https://bit.ly/2UJUZyN 

Week 4: Flow Efficiency, Little’s Law and Economic Impact – https://bit.ly/2VrIhoL 

Week 5: Flawed Mental Models – https://bit.ly/3eqj70m  

Week 6: Where To Focus Improvement Efforts – https://bit.ly/2DTvOUN 

Week 7: Introduction to Throughput Accounting and Culture – https://bit.ly/2DbhfLT 

Week 8: Accounting F(r)iction and  Show Me the Money – https://bit.ly/2XmDuWu 

Week 9: Constraints in the Work Flow and in the Work Process – https://bit.ly/33Uukoz 

Week 10: Understanding PEST Environments and Finding the Constraint in PEST Environments – https://bit.ly/3ga3ew9 

Week 11: Drum-Buffer-Rope Scheduling – https://bit.ly/32l0Z3Q 

Week 12: Portfolio Prioritization and Selection in PEST Environments – https://bit.ly/31Ea4WC 

Week 13: Flow Efficiency, DBR, and TameFlow Kanban Boards – https://bit.ly/32rYUVf 

Week 14: Outcomes, Values, and Efforts in PEST Environments – https://bit.ly/3jd52qw

Week 15: Introduction to Execution Management Signals – https://bit.ly/3mS9j4V 

The Software Process and Measurement Cast is a proud sponsor of the following events!

Women in Tech Conference

Learn, be inspired, and connect with others working to advance inclusion in the technology industry with a live@Manning event. The “Women in Tech” online conference will be held on Oct 13, starring women that are rocking the tech boat! http://mng.bz/5pmz 

Agile Online Summit 2020

The Agile Online Summit was created for people who couldn’t attend major conferences. This will be its third year, and the main goal is to bring major level agile speakers to people all over the world as well as spotlight some up and coming agile coaches and trainers.  October 26th to 30th, 2020, Live and recorded too. https://bit.ly/3gNR2Bw 

Next SPaMCAST

The Software Process and Measurement Cast 621 will feature our essay on why agile coaches need a code of ethics. Its time for coaching to grow up and be a profession.

We will also have a visit from Jon M Quigley who will bring his Alpha and Omega of Product Development to the podcast.

SPaMCAST 620 – Test Automation and The Future of Manual Testers, A Conversation with Nalin Prabu and Ola Omiyale originally posted here tcagley.wordpress.com/2020/10/11/spamcast-620-test-automation-and-the-future-of-manual-testers-a-conversation-with-nalin-prabu-and-ola-omiyale/

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