Time again for another TCQAA meeting. This time, we have a local speaker who will be sharing her experiences on organizing a QA effort. It looks like a great topic! As always, there are more details on the main TCQAA web site (http://tcqaa.org/), as well as the lineup of speakers planned for March, April and May. Hope to see you there!

Date: Thursday, February 13, 2003
Time: 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Title : QA in an Iterative Development Cycle...A Case Study
Speaker: Susan Keim
Level: Intermediate
Location: Southdale Library


This presentation is an overview of a client funded project that utilized an iterative development and delivery approach. It primarily reflects the perspective of the QA function but it also includes discussion on the other project activities. It describes how the development approach impacted QA activities and reviews project results.


Susan Keim has been involved in quality assurance activities for several years and is currently a Customer Service Representative in Minneapolis, MN. Her certifications include Certified Software Test Engineer (CSTE) by QAI and Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) by APICS. Former positions have been as a Senior Quality Assurance Analyst and as Senior Product Consultant and Trainer for Dun & Bradstreet Software. She has worked with several software projects as the primary QA contact and has been a team member throughout the entire life cycle, from design to final shipment. Her responsibilities have included requirements gathering, design and documentation review as well as generating and executing formal test plans within a variety of environments. She is currently a member of the TCQAA.