Testing for Quality in a Data & Analytics World

Dec 13, 2022

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Join the QuerySurge executive team to discuss and learn about the current state of testing for data quality in the modern data and analytics world. QuerySurge is the smart Data Testing solution that automates the data validation and ETL testing of Big Data, Data Warehouses, Business Intelligence Reports and Enterprise Applications with full DevOps functionality for continuous testing.

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This event will include:

Brief state of the current market of data quality and move into the ETL testing process

Discussion and demonstration of Testing with DevOps

Review of the training portal and free certifications to continue your learning

Roundtable discussion from our top technical staff about everything that was discussed throughout the different sessions


Join to learn how QuerySurge automates the data validation and ETL testing of Big Data, Data Warehouses, Business Intelligence Reports and Enterprise Applications with full DevOps functionality for continuous testing.

Event Schedule

December 13th

11 AM - 3:10 PM EST

11:00 am - 11:05 am

Agenda and Welcome

11:05 am - 11:20 am

State of the Market: Data Quality 

Bill Hayduk

Join our CEO Bill Hayduk for a brief discussion of the current state of the market of Data Quality and Testing to open up the exciting day of sessions on Data Testing with QuerySurge.

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Bill Hayduk

11:20 am - 12:20 pm

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Mike Calabrese

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Chris Thompson 

ETL Testing Process

Mike Calabrese / Chris Thompson 

This session will focus on common concepts, planning, and strategies used in ETL Testing. It will touch upon common transformation tests, data mappings and how to validate data as it is being driven through the ETL (Extract, Transform, Load) process. The presenter will demonstrate how to evaluate and create a data testing project plan.

12:20 pm - 1:20 pm

Demo of QS for DevOps

Mike Calabrese / Chris Thompson 

During this session, the presenter will demonstrate QuerySurge’s DevOps for Data API. This session will demonstrate use cases that will show how QuerySurge items can be created and modified through our RESTful API. In addition, the presenter will demonstrate how tests can be executed in an event-based scenario where results can be exported and analyzed.

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Mike Calabrese

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Chris Thompson 

1:20 pm - 1:30 pm

Break & Game

11:50am - 12:20pm

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Eric Smyth 

Walkthrough of the Training Portal 

Eric Smyth 

Our Director of Partner Alliances for a walkthrough session of the QuerySurge training portal. The QuerySurge Content & Training Portal has been designed to provide our Customers and Partners with everything they need to learn & grow in their use of QuerySurge. Some of what you will see is: 

  • Self-paced training 
  • QuerySurge certifications 
  • The latest release information 
  • News 
  • Help center

12:20pm - 12:50pm

Roundtable Discussion

Eric Smyth is moderator, Matt Moss, Rachaud Evans, Mike Calabrese

Join the QuerySurge Team for a round table discussion where they will be discussing some of the challenges that Quality Engineering teams are facing today on data projects and the solutions that are being put in place to overcome those challenges.

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Eric Smyth 

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Matt Moss

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Rachaud Evans

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Mike Calabrese

12:50pm - 01:05pm

Summary & Giveaways

Speakers
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Bill Hayduk, Founder/CEO, RTTS

Bill Hayduk is the founder and CEO of RTTS, the parent company of QuerySurge. Bill founded RTTS in 1996 and the company developed QuerySurge in 2012. Bill holds a Master of Science degree in Computer Information Systems from the Zicklin School of Business (Baruch College) and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Villanova University. He has been a selected speaker at conferences, as well as a source of information for corporations, analysts and M&A firms and has been referenced in many industry trade publications.

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Chris Thompson, Regional Manager, QA Team Lead, Sr. Test Engineer, RTTS

Chris has delivered successful implementations of QA projects in the data warehouse space for over 22 years with RTTS. An expert in process, project management, and tools, Chris and his team have assisted dozens of clients to successful quality software implementations. Prior to working for RTTS, Chris was an Aviation Electronics Technician in the US Navy. Chris holds a BS in Computer Information Systems from the University of Delaware.

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Mike Calabrese

Michael has been with RTTS since 2009 and has QA project management experience in the functional, data validation and data preparation disciplines. Michael leads projects for the QuerySurge Premium Services team and works closely with QuerySurge customers during their on-boarding process. Michael holds an BS in Computer Engineering from Hofstra University.

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Eric Smyth, Director of Global Alliances, QuerySurge

Eric has been a member of the RTTS team since 2000. He began as a test engineer and then was the director of educational services for 12 years. Eric is regarded as an industry expert in the Quality Assurance field because of his extensive experience in teaching and implementing test automation solutions and testing processes. Eric now leads the partner alliances program for QuerySurge, recruiting and enabling partners to provide successful solutions for their clients’ data-related needs. Eric holds a BS in Electrical Engineering from Rutgers University

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Matt Moss, Product Manager/Senior Developer at RTTS

Matt joined RTTS in 2010 and spent the first 7 years implementing data quality and performance engineering on numerous projects. Since 2017, Matt has been part of the QuerySurge team and is responsible for product direction. Matt graduated from SUNY Polytechnic Institute with a BS in Computer Information Science. 

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Rachaud Evans, Director of Product Support, QuerySurge

Rachaud has been with RTTS since 2006 and has implemented projects across the QA spectrum including the functional, performance, and data quality spaces. Rachaud now leads the QuerySurge support team and os at the forefront of QuerySurge customer on-boarding. Rachaud holds an MS in Computer Information Systems from Pace University and a BA in Computer Science from Lafayette College.