Iowa Chapter Meeting / Post Discover 2015 Summer Event
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Iowa Chapter Meeting / Post Discover 2015 Summer Event

When: Thursday, August 13th, 2015
From 12:00:00 PM until 04:00:00 PM
Where: Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar
Jordan Creek Town Center
150 S Jordan Creek Pkwy
West Des Moines, Iowa  50266
United States
Presenter: Ravi Sindri (Gallop Solutions), Tim Franklin (Orasi Software) & Yatin Dhareshwar (YASH Technologies)
Contact: Christopher J. Scharer

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12:00 - 12:15 PM - Introductions

12:15 - 01:15 PM - Migration to LeanFT – Know your Switching Costs, Challenges and Options

01:15 - 02:00 PM - HP MobileCenter

02:00 - 02:30 PM - HP StormRunner Load

02:30 - 03:15 PM - HP Site Search and HP Marketing Optimization

03:15 - 04:00 PM - Networking and breakouts

* Lunch will be served from 12:30 PM

* Gallop will be providing some goodies to the members that attend

Topics and Speakers:

1) Migration to LeanFT – Know your Switching Costs, Challenges and Options

HP Lean Functional Testing (LeanFT) is a powerful, lightweight, developer-oriented testing tool built specifically for continuous testing and continuous integration. Its perfect for Developers/Testers, Test automation engineers & continuous testing, Agile, and Dev/Ops-centric teams. This session will involve sharing details on costs involved in migrating to LeanFT from HP UFT, the challenges normally faced during the migration and how an automated migration solution has streamlined the entire process, ensuring quality and speed. The session will briefly introduce Gallop’s QuickLean which converts your UFT scripts to be readily used with HP’s latest and advanced functional test automation solution – LeanFT and makes your Agile and DevOps Test Automation journey easy with LeanFT.


Ravi Sindri is Director, Global Delivery, heading the technology CoEs at Gallop Solutions. He has over 13 years of experience in IT industry in Software development & Testing. Ravi is a prominent speaker in multiple global webinars, meetups and conferences on software testing. He provides guidance to Automation testing teams at Gallop on best practices around Test Automation. Prior to Gallop, Ravi worked with leading organizations such as Applabs & CSC. His core expertise lies in Information modeling, business analysis, development, testing, implementation & support of distributed client server & web based applications for diverse industries including BFSI, Education, Semiconductors, Digital Map Data, Aviation & Retail.

2) HP MobileCenter

Mobility is a driving force in today's marketplace. Quality organizations must have a comprehensive strategy in order to keep pace with the evolving operating system platforms and device form factors. In this session, we will examine end to end how to manage the quality of a mobile application. HP Mobile Center, a new offering from HP, is a comprehensive solution which allows organizations to get a holistic view of their mobile testing environment, manage devices, and perform manual, automated, and performance tests as required.

3) HP StormRunner Load

HP StormRunner Load, a new offering from HP, makes it easy to plan, run, and scale your testing for web and mobile applications. HP StormRunner Load is a 100 percent cloud-based load-testing service that supports web and mobile protocols and leverages the same assets that you may have already built with HP LoadRunner or Performance Center.


Tim Franklin is a Sr. Technical Consultant at Orasi Software, a platinum partner of HP Software. Tim has spent the past 18 years in the quality management and applications space. Prior to Orasi, Tim spent time at Mercury Interactive and HP Software, where he was part of a variety of technical sales teams, working closely with customers to help improve QA processes around software testing, to help reduce the cost and risk of software failures.

4) HP Site Search and HP Marketing Optimization

Research shows that website search is a key part of driving conversations and conversions. Poor functionality and content irrelevancy pushes 80% of visitors to abandon the site—the end of a conversation with no conversion and an unhappy customer. This session will help understand the key trends and best practices in website search experience modernization. Hear success stories from leading organizations around the world and understand how they took search "out of the box” to deliver highly personalized customer experiences and increase conversions with content in context.


Yatin Dhareshwar – Vice President, YASH Technologies, has over 24 years of IT experience. He heads the enterprise solutions group within YASH. Enterprise Content Management is one of his areas of specialization. He has worked closely with several customers on web content management and search solutions over the past several years. Yatin has been associated with HP’s content management portfolio for over 6 years and is a frequent speaker at various HP user group forums.

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