Speaker

Mike Roznik

Mike Roznik

A sometimes developer dabbling in testing

Cleveland, Ohio, United States

Mike started his career as a developer and is closing in on 20 years working in multiple languages and at various points as a front end dev, back end dev, security consultant, DBA, tester, and even a run as a terrible UI/UX designer.

Area of Expertise

  • Information & Communications Technology

Topics

  • 🙋 Soft skills for developers
  • Agile software development
  • Enterprise Software
  • sports
  • Automated Testing

Making Interviews (slightly) Less Awkward

How to make sure you get what you want out of an interview, no matter which side of the table you are on. Interviews are the small glimpse you get before accepting a job, or giving an offer, how can you make the most of this limited time? This session will go over how to make sure you learn what you need to from every interview regardless of what side you are on.

Do I Test All The Things? Do I Need to?

How do you determine what should be a unit test, part of an automation suite, or even a manual test? This session will walk you through example projects determining what needs to be tested, when they need to be figured out, where in the lifecycle these should be written, and how to actually test it best. You will walk away with a set of tools to approach existing and new projects to ensure the maximum amount of situations tested with a minimum amount of effort.

Learning R through sports, or learning sports through R

Big data has been a buzzword for years, but it’s only recently been hitting the world of professional sports. How do sports teams use this big data? Why with R! Together we’ll learn what kind of data they look for and how they present it. Along the way we’ll look at real world examples of R code interpreting, calculating and presenting sports data. You’ll get an overview of the cool things you can do with R and many places where you can start using it with available data sets, or your own.

From Manual Testing to Automation Suite: A Guide For Everyone

Do you start with automation? Manual tests? Should you always consider both? What about working with developers, can they help? Learn some easy stepping stones to go from manual testing to getting your feet wet with automation to writing full automation suites. In this talk you can expect lots of easy to understand code snippets, lots of sources for more information, and plenty of encouragement.

Mike Roznik

A sometimes developer dabbling in testing

Cleveland, Ohio, United States