vodQA | 11th Edition

ThoughtWorks, Pune

Saturday, 16th March 2019
Thanks to all those who attended vodQA and made it a success. We hope you'll keep patronizing it in the same way. Do post your feedback on the vodQA Facebook page or email us at vodqa-pune@thoughtworks.com.


vodQA, Value Oriented Discussion about Quality Analysis, is a forum that sports the motto - "come, learn something new". So far, we have successfully hosted more than 20+ editions of vodQA across all the ThoughtWorks India offices. The forum offers a unique platform for the software testing industry to strengthen the QA community through knowledge sharing.


Timings Track 1 Track 2 Track 3
8:45 AM - 9:30 AM - Registration -
9:30 AM - 9:45 AM - Keynote -
9:50 AM - 10:35 AM - [TALK] Digital Disruption Redefining Software Testing
Radhika Chavan
10:40 AM - 11:25 AM [TALK] Blockchain : Testing Ethereum Smart Contracts
Testing Ethereum smart contracts using truffle.
Himanshu & Preet
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[TALK] Insight into Big Data (Hadoop) testing
Challenges in testing Big Data project, testing strategy and automation scope.
Priyanka Rawat
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11:25 AM - 11:35 AM - Tea/Coffee Break -
11:40 AM - 12:25 PM [TALK] Overview and Challenges of testing AR application in mobile web browser
Basics of AR. Benefits of AR in mobile browser. Technologies and Limitations for AR in mobile browser. AR applications testing approach and challenges.
Abhay & Bhagyashree
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[TALK] Visual Validation - The Missing Tip of the Automation Pyramid
Visual validation is an important cog in the wheel of Test Automation. Let's explore some tools and techniques to help achieve this.
Anand Bagmar
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12:30 PM - 1:15 PM [TALK] Performance Testing : Cloud Deployments
Performance test strategy for a SaaS offering, deployed on AWS EC2 instances.
Shreyas & Manish
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[TALK] Browser Automation using Devtools
Insights into Chrome debugging protcol (a RemoteDebug initiative by Kenneth Auchenberg), Devtool automation made easy with Puppeteer.
Shilpa G
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1:15 PM - 2:00 PM - Lunch -
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM [WORKSHOP] Design Patterns in Test Automation
Different design patterns applied in test automation.
Atmaram & Smriti
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[WORKSHOP] Testing AI/ML Applications
With the seismic shift in industry towards AI/ML, QAs must know the right strategies and algorithms to test.
Tarun & Divya
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[WORKSHOP] Jenkins pipeline as code
Shreyas & Inder
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4:30 PM - 5:00 PM - High Tea and Networking -


  1. Do I have to pay for attending the event?

    Absolutely NOT. It's a free QA community event.

  2. Do I need to get my own laptop for the workshop(s)?

    Yes, if you are planning to attend any of the workshops, please get your own laptop.

  3. I'm not from QA background. Can I attend?

    Yes, please.

  4. Can I bring my friend/collegue along?

    Yes, please ask them to register.

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