XBOSoft CEO Philip Lew to Speak on Agile Metrics at ASTQB in Washington DC

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Insights on how to effectively track Agile Metrics offered in ASTQB tutorial with Philip Lew on September 14, 2015

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XBOSoft CEO, Philip Lew, will speak on Agile Metrics at the ASTQB Software Testing Conference 2015 in Washington DC on Monday, September 14, 2015. The conference takes place at the Renaissance Washington DC Downtown Hotel September 14-16.

In his half-day tutorial, “Agile Metrics – Not Just Velocity,” Philip Lew will discuss ways to deliver software quality metrics with actionable goals toward increasing or improving the two primary objectives of Agile: quality and velocity for working software. The session will explore the mistakes made in agile metrics and how to avoid them, how to consistently and systematically improve root causes of low velocity, ways to reduce rework, and how to analyze a company’s agile process and determine meaningful metrics to present to management.

“With agile development methods, we often lose sight that our primary objective is the same: quality,” says Lew. “We’ve also added the primary objective of velocity. However, we don’t know how to measure it other than ‘velocity’ itself.” The ASTQB conference tutorial will offer practical advice in how to effectively track Agile metrics in order to make timely project delivery and meet the requirements and interests of all stakeholders.

ASTQB registration and event information is available at http://xbosoft.com/event/astqb-software-testing/.

About Philip Lew
After working in various management and technical positions in software development and product management, Philip Lew leads XBOSoft’s direction and strategy as CEO. A speaker at numerous trade and academic conferences, he has worked with hundreds of organizations to assess the quality of their software, examine software quality processes, and set forth measurement plans to improve software quality using systematic methods. His Ph.D. research in software quality and usability resulted in several IEEE and ACM journal publications and various trade journals.

About XBOSoft
XBOSoft is a software testing and QA company. Our quality process assessments and test methodologies speed products to market and improve our clients’ software quality and performance throughout the lifecycle. With QA services in web, mobile and desktop applications, we offer broad domain experience with extended expertise in healthcare and finance.

Founded in 2006, XBOSoft today has over 100 employees serving both the US and European markets, with offices based in San Francisco, Beijing and Amsterdam.

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