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We regularly speak at events on all facets of the work we do, and broader industry trends. To have someone speak at your event, contact us at marketing@trissential.com or 952-595-7970.

Speaking Engagements

Stay tuned for detailed information on Trissential's upcoming speaking events.

Previous Events

Cody May presenting What it Means to be a QBA - Quality Business Analyst

IIBA Columbus BA-CONference

Columbus, OH 29 August 2018

SQS USA's Principal Business Analyst, Cody May, will be discussing techniques and tactics for BA’s to inject quality earlier in the lifecycle of SDLC and requirements analysis: e.g., using ISO 25010 to guide requirements elicitation, how and when to engage and collaborate with QA/QE stakeholders, etc.

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Robert Gormley presenting Industrialized Agile Quality: Leveraging ISO Standards to Deliver Business Agility with World Class Quality

Chicago Quality Assurance Association (CQAA)

Chicago, IL 18 July 2018

As software systems get more complex and Agile methodologies continue to dominate the landscape of IT, maintaining an industrialized Quality approach is becoming a challenge. In this presentation, we define an industrialized Quality approach, explore how it can be shaped to fit within a two-week Agile sprint, understand what enablers are needed to ensure success, and finish with reviewing a new way of measuring success. The audience will walk away from this presentation with an understanding that, if done well, industrial quality processes can support a fast-paced, mature Agile methodology.

Key Learning Objectives:

  • Understand what an industrialized quality process is
  • Understand how ISO standards fit into the industrialized quality process
  • Understand how industrialized quality processes can fit within Agile
  • Understand how industrial quality helps enable business agility
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Mark Hunt presenting BA Communities of Practice – Are They Worth It?

IIBA MSP Professional Development Day

DoubleTree Hilton, Bloomington, MN – 03 May 2018

BA Communities – They go by many names but what are they and are they really worth it? Mark Hunt will provide insights from his own experience standing up a successful CoP. This includes and interactive session on how to coach your new CoP. Attendees will learn why a CoP can be important to your organization, the value is provides to a team, and how to truly make it successful.

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Bryce Arii facilitating On the Journey to Agility… Ready to Accelerate?

Trissential Open Space Agility Webinar

Online Event - 26 April 2018

What better way to experience Agile than through an Open Space webinar - Open Space is a tool for simultaneously unleashing creativity and identifying emerging leaders in your organization. This webinar will have you collaborating with peers, while discussing how to solve the problem of Agility in your organization.

Isn’t the end goal of every organization attaining a partnership between all levels to align for success? How can we be more intentional about developing solutions together? In this Open Space session, we will discuss Business Agility, Technical Agility, IT Agility and common AntiPatterns.

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Robert Gormley presenting Industrialized Agile Quality: Leveraging ISO Standards to Deliver Business Agility with World Class Quality

INCOSE 4th Annual Systems Engineering in Healthcare Conference

Crowne Plaza AiRE Hotel, Bloomington, MN – 19 April 2018 to 20 April 2018

Digital disruption pushes healthcare organizations into becoming more nimble in the marketplace. By intelligently leveraging ISO16085, ISO25010, and ISO25012 to focus quality goals around product quality, quality in use, and data quality in the context of risk, healthcare organizations can solve the challenge of business agility without sacrificing quality. In this presentation, we learn about each of these standards and how to pragmatically apply them in the development of your industrialized agile quality process.

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Ahmed Avais presenting The Myth and Magic of Deliberate Practice

Agile Cincinnati

Deerfield Crossing Building - 12 April 2018

There's a deep and strong connection between accelerated learning and deliberate practice. Also, at some point, this deliberate practice becomes proficiency or fluency. Let's explore this in the context of agility and how this understanding will help you chart your own pathway.

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Robert Gormley presenting Test Architecture, SDETS, Business Agility and the Future of Quality

SIM WI Breakfast Meeting

University Club of Milwaukee - 06 February 2018

From the increasing rise of Agile development practices within IT to the revolutionary innovation of modern IT systems, the need for Quality Assurance Teams to keep pace has dramatically changed the Quality Assurance landscape. What is Test Architecture and why does an organization need to have it? What are SDETs and how essential are they for organizations wanting to elevate their Agile maturity? How can Quality Assurance Teams help deliver Business Agility by evolving their Quality Assurance approach? We examine these and other important topics as we look into the future of Quality Assurance.

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Robert Gormley presenting Best Practices in Testing with Agility

Twin Cities Quality Assurance Association (TCQAA)

Poor Richards Common House, Bloomington, MN - 14 December 2017

Robert will share what he considers to be the best practices for testing with agility, including how to:

  • Get testing in the same sprint as development
  • Elevate the role of the “manual tester”
  • Develop greater testing speed and agility through risk based testing
  • Apply TDD/BDD/ATDD judiciously
  • Accomplish greater coverage with fewer tests
  • Establish and manage metrics that actual mean something


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