Keynote 2

September 18, 2024 from 16:25 to 17:25

Speaker: Katja Obring, Kato Coaching (UK)

After 20 successful years in the software industry, Katja now guides teams and individuals in adopting shift-left testing strategies and leveraging DevOps practices to achieve speedy delivery with predictable quality. Her tenure at companies such as Linden Lab (Second Life), Disney Online, Infinity Works, and Accenture has reinforced her belief that most technology challenges are fundamentally about people. Therefore, Katja focuses on developing processes and nurturing relationships that foster high-performing, contented teams. She emphasizes that effective testing is a critical component of quality engineering, but it is just one part of the broader picture.