Role of QA in driving IT Strategy

Insights from World Quality Report 2018-19

kalendar Wednesday, October 3, 2018 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
kalendar 265 Pharr Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30305


6:00pm  Dinner & Networking


Key Note – Digital Transformation & QA

The World Quality Report is the most definitive blend of primary research and expert opinion on the state of quality assurance and software testing. The 2018-19 report is the 10th edition, jointly produced by Capgemini, Sogeti and Micro Focus.

We interviewed a mix of 1700 QA, Testing, business and IT (operations, Applications) leaders across 32 countries and 8 sectors and focused on these Themes:

  • Artificial Intelligence– A force multiplier for QA and Testing
  • Test Automation- The single biggest enabler of maturity in QA and Testing
  • The Quality Assurance Organization-Greater adoption, newer challenges and a move away from Test Centers of Excellence
  • TDM & TEM- The biggest obstacles to progress in QA and testing/ One of the most important bottlenecks to progress
  • Efficiency and cost containment in quality assurance
8:00pm Q&A, Wrap Up, Networking
8:30pm Adjourn

Event Speakers


Sathish Natarajan – Group Vice President, Digital Assurance & Testing

Sathish leads the Digital Assurance & Testing practice in the US for Sogeti/Capgemini and has Global responsibility to drive our Digital Assurance strategy & Innovations and market positioning with Analyst community. He is part of the leadership board that drives the World Quality Report agenda and a key contributing Author for the past 5 consecutive years.

 He has over 20 years of dedicated testing experience leading hyper-growth initiatives, building practices and high-performance teams, and delivering across multiple industry sectors. Frequent speaker in several industry conferences & entrepreneurial venture labs in Silicon Valley and contributes to several publications on Testing & Assurance.


Rajesh Natarajan – Divisional Practice Manager, Digital Assurance & Testing

Rajesh drives the Digital Assurance & Testing practice for US East region and has 18+ years of core testing experience. He has been instrumental in setting up, operating & expanding TCoEs in multiple sectors and implementing Cognitive QA platforms which includes intelligent test automation & smart QA analytics. He is CSTE, ISTQB, TMaP and SAFe Agile certified professional.

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  • Sathish Natarajan
    Sathish Natarajan
    VP Testing Services
  • Rajesh Natarajan
    Rajesh Natarajan
    Divisional Practice Manager, Digital Assurance & Testing