02, October 2018 – QualiTest, the world’s largest independent software testing company, has announced that Gerie Owen, QA Evangelist and international speaker and writer has been awarded Best Conference Paper at the South East European Testing Conference in Belgrade, Serbia, September 27 -28, 2018.
Gerie’s paper “How Did I Miss That Bug? Managing Cognitive Bias in Testing” was determined by the Program Committee as the most significant and relevant written contribution to this year’s conference.
“The competition for Best Paper was truly high; we had 75 submissions to the conference,” explained Mitko Mitkev, SEETEST Conference Chair. “Ms. Owen’s paper exemplifies the high quality that we demand for the submissions to be considered for the best of this conference.”
Gerie has over 20 years’ experience as a software tester, test lead and test manager. She is the author of many articles on technology including Agile and DevOps topics. She chooses her presentation topics based on her experiences in technology, what she has learned from them, and what she would like to do to improve them.
“Gerie is an outstanding example of the types of skills and thought leadership that QualiTesters bring to all of our clients,” said Ami Sterling, Chief Marketing Officer for QualiTest. “We are proud to have Gerie as a representative for QualiTest reaching out to the international testing community.”
QualiTest is the world’s largest software testing and business assurance company. The company designs and develops solutions offering a wide range of advanced testing and quality assurance capabilities for blue-chip companies in the fields of technology, telecom, entertainment, AI, cyber, healthcare, finance, security, media, and retail. The company employs thousands of workers in the United States, Israel, the United Kingdom, Ukraine, India and Romania.