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Next meeting Thursday March 20 at 6:00 p.m.
3617 131st Ave., S.E.
Bellevue, WA

Featured Presentation:

Managing Complex Testing Environments

Dealing with complex incremental testing on complex IS projects which include not only code, but also data conversion and business processes can’t be successfully done by simply managing and tracking test results. Tools and techniques that enable process management is one way to manage complexity. John will take a look at how system testing can be managed using objective tools and techniques. The tools can be of benefit to even small, simple testing activities to help identify and manage risk.

John Butler
Integrated Process & System Validation Manager, Boeing Commercial Airplanes

John Butler started work at Boeing in 1989, as an Industrial Engineer in the Everett Wire Shop. His responsibilities included shop load and supporting the transfer of commercial work to other Boeing sites. In the years following, John has specialized in process engineering and has supported the implementation of a large-scale business process re-engineering plan, dealing with the design, planning, manufacturing and quality. His first assignment was to integrate an extensive IS manufacturing application system to parts plants. John led the team of subject matter experts at Proof of Concept in 1996. After the first parts plants were implemented, he led two follow on activities called CPLs (Center for Process Learning).

In 1998, John was assigned to manage activities supporting the implementation of engineering business processes. In 2000, John moved to his current position in the Information Systems Organization to assume the additional responsibilities of the Integrated Unit Test, Integrated Functional Test manager along with validating the Cross Functional Business Processes. John’s outside interests include golf and skiing.
Plan on networking with other Quality/Test professionals
and attending “Birds of a Feather” presentations on a variety of topics.

Refreshments will be served.

Directions to Attachmate
Parking garages will be locked after 6pm, so go up the hill to an outdoor lot.

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