Twin Cities Quality Assurance Association

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Upcoming events

    • 09 Mar 2021
    • 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM (CST)
    • Online via Zoom
    • 94

    TCQAA is pleased to present our March event in collaboration with the Atlanta Quality Assurance Association (AQAA)! 

    NOTE:  This month's meeting will coincide with the AQAA meeting time, as noted below:

    Date:  Tuesday March 9th

    Time:  5pm to 6:30pm CST

    Visit this URL to register directly with AQAA for the event:


    Slow and clunky software sucks. So why not do something about it?

    This session will dive into the essential aspects software quality professionals should consider before attempting to unravel the performance nightmares lurking within their systems.

    Key Takeaways:

    • Explore “what is” terminology
    • Understand common approaches
    • Learn practical techniques

    About the Speaker:
    Chris Lawson is an IT Quality Engineering Leader who partners with test automation teams to coach them in their architecture and agile development. Chris knows what truly drives strategy with a “hands-on” approach in tackling complex test automation projects from a continuous quality mindset.

    Described as “an innovative visionary with a keen eye for continuous improvement,” Chris has devoted over 20 years in the software testing industry with extensive experience designing, developing, and implementing advanced test automation frameworks and performance testing programs.

    As a highly accomplished thought leader, Chris regularly speaks at local and national conferences on various technical topics. As a practitioner, he also implements automation solutions for clients using both commercial and open source tools in numerous quality-related roles.

    Currently serving as Director of Quality Engineering for The Clearing House he leverages his expertise and experience to deliver results focused on personal growth, leadership development, and technology.

Past events

11 Feb 2021 Testing the Next Generation of Technologies: IoT
14 Jan 2021 No January Meeting
10 Dec 2020 World Quality Report - 2020
08 Oct 2020 Accessibility Testing presented by Trissential
10 Sep 2020 Continuous Automation presented by UIPath
11 Jun 2020 Improving Your Technical Portfolio
14 May 2020 Testing the Manifesto
09 Apr 2020 Unleashing Quality at Speed: Understanding the Basics of DevOps Quality
09 Mar 2020 March TCQAA Meeting is Cancelled
13 Feb 2020 Mobile Testing with a Robot Framework
09 Jan 2020 The World Quality Report - 2019
12 Dec 2019 Mobile Performance Testing: Execution and Monitoring
14 Nov 2019 2020 Vision: How Design Thinking Will Change QA in the Next Decade
10 Oct 2019 Best Practices Implementing DevOps - Starring Test Automation!
12 Sep 2019 The life-changing magic of tidying up... your regression test suite!
13 Jun 2019 "Hi-Fi" Test Data
13 May 2019 QAI - QUEST 2019
09 May 2019 Thinking Like a Hacker: How to Become Unconquerable
11 Apr 2019 Thinking Like a Hacker: How to Become Unconquerable
14 Mar 2019 Is Your Functional & Regression Testing Worth It?
21 Feb 2019 Your Test Cases - Only Better!
10 Jan 2019 The Changing Landscape of the QA Profession
13 Dec 2018 Esther Derby Presents: Claiming Your Seat at the Retrospective Table
12 Dec 2018 Non-TCQAA webinar: Scaling Agility – A Practitioner’s Framework
08 Nov 2018 BDD Automation
11 Oct 2018 Best Practices for Desktop and Mobile Open Source Automation
04 Oct 2018 Non-TCQAA event: Scrum Day MN
14 Sep 2018 Writing Agile User Story and Acceptance Test Requirements (1-day Intensive Seminar Workshop)
13 Sep 2018 Testable User Stories & Acceptance Criteria
02 Aug 2018 Annual Summer Social!
14 Jun 2018 New Options in Test Data Management
21 May 2018 QUEST 2018 - Quality Engineered Software and Testing Conference & Expo
10 May 2018 Walking the Agile Testing Tightrope
12 Apr 2018 What are Digital Winners doing to ensure Quality & Velocity in a Mobile-First Economy?
11 Apr 2018 Micro Focus Data Privacy Briefing
08 Mar 2018 Implementing a Test Automation Framework in a DevOps World
08 Feb 2018 Targeting Change: How to Test Less & Improve Risk Coverage
14 Dec 2017 Best Practices for Testing with Agility
09 Nov 2017 DevOps & The Future of Testing
12 Oct 2017 Kanban for Quality Management
15 Sep 2017 1-Day Security Testing Awareness
14 Sep 2017 Agile QA - Bridging the Gap Between Dev & QA
10 Aug 2017 Annual TCQAA Member Happy Hour!
08 Jun 2017 Removing Data Constraints in Testing
11 May 2017 Strategies for Effective Security Unit Testing
13 Apr 2017 QA for the Internet of Things
09 Mar 2017 Strategic Software Testing: Keys to Higher Impact and Less Effort
09 Feb 2017 Agile Testing Challenges
12 Jan 2017 Mobile Untethered: Lessons Learned without the Wires
08 Dec 2016 Behavior-Driven Development
31 Oct 2016 Data Security Testing Standards
30 Sep 2016 September demo
14 Jul 2016 TCQAA July meeting

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