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Test Leadership Congress is an international conference featuring emerging trends, latest developments, experience and practical advice in software quality leadership and management.

The conference program 2020 is designed for comfortable learning and maximized interactive participation from the safety of your home:

Summer Season: July 20th through August 21st
Tutorials: September-October 2020

Learn details and ways to participate: https://testleadershipcongress-ny.com/program/
Monday, August 3 • 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Building Better Teams and Testers Through Play

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Agile teams work incredibly hard to drive software and processes forward.  Sometimes we neglect the emotional side of our hard work, leaving teams brittle and less able to adapt and bend.  How do we release tension and form the strong bonds that a good team needs to be successful?

As children, we form strong bonds during recess or at play dates. As adults, we lose this sense of companionship and playfulness. Bring it back to your team with targeted fun activities that create a sense of mindfulness, improve skills, and are just downright enjoyable. Team building is the most difficult aspect of leadership--peer or otherwise. One of the best ways to facilitate team building is play!

Jenny Bramble will present a method for team building outside of the norm in play time. She will show how events can be arranged, when to do them, and what the benefits are for play time -- including stronger teams that work better together due to their powerful relationships between team members.

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Jenny Bramble

Senior Software Test Engineer, WillowTree, Inc.
Jenny came up through support and devops, cutting her teeth on that interesting role that acts as the 'translator' between customer requests from support and the development team before diving headlong into her career as a tester. Her love of support and the human side of problems... Read More →

Monday August 3, 2020 8:00pm - 9:00pm EDT