Luke Orrell

Luke Orrell

Head of QA, 10 Digital Media Limited

QA In A Startup – Balancing Testing And Feature Delivery

 

Building an application that spans API, web and native android and iOS in an environment where the next feature is vital for success, being flexible in your approach to QA is paramount. Using a mix of internal and crowdsourced testing, coupled with test automation, we have managed to strike a balance between quick feature delivery and quality practices in an ever changing product world. In this session, I will cover our approaches to QA across all four platforms and share any tips and tricks we have learned (some things the hard way!).

With 10 years experience in the testing industry Luke is currently earning his crust as Head of QA at 10 Digital Media Limited; a sports messenger startup based in London. Having first experienced testing in public service delivery continuing to other companies in betting and finance industries, he has seen testing evolve from documentation heavy manual testing, to agile, automation driven processes. Life in a startup is by far the most challenging to date; having to balance feature delivery and QA practices in a very fast moving environment. It’s challenging, but also a lot of fun!