Sopra Steria: Mark Gilby, ‘Looking at Testing Trends’

Bio: Mark Gilby, Senior Test Manager, Sopra Steria

Mark is a Senior Test Manager with Sopra Steria. With over 40 years in the software industry, he has consulted across all phases of the Software Development Lifecycle from requirements and feasibility studies through to operational management. Testing has featured large throughout that career span, but nearly exclusively during the last 10 years. Whilst seeing huge step changes in testing techniques and tools during his career, there are still core lessons that keep recurring. As a passionate tester, committed to testing excellence on behalf of clients worldwide, Mark also considers himself never too late to learn.

Sopra Group, together with Student Loans Company, has just won the Best Agile Project award at the inaugural European Software Testing Awards in November, 2013 for the strength of the work of the Digital Delivery Team.

Lecture: ‘Looking at Testing Trends’

Mark shares the lessons learnt in testing over 40 years and looks forward to the skills and attributes of the next generation of tester.