PerfTestPlus ConsultantsScott Barber - Senior Consultant & Trainer, Performance & Functionality Testing, Testing Strategy & Management, Software Support Services
Dawn Haynes - Senior Consultant & Trainer, Performance & Functionality Testing, Testing Strategy & Management, Software Support Services
CTO, Senior Trainer and Consultant:
Scott Barber is the Chief Technologist of PerfTestPlus, Vice President of Operations and Executive Director of the Association for Software Testing and Co-Founder of the Workshop on Performance and Reliability. Scott's particular specialties are testing and analyzing performance for complex systems, developing customized testing methodologies for individual organizations, testing in agile environments, teaching software testing, embedded systems testing, testing biometric identification and security systems, group facilitation and authoring instructional materials. Scott is an international keynote speaker and contributor to various software testing publications. He is a member of IEEE, ACM, American MENSA, the Context-Driven School of Software Testing and is a signatory to the Manifesto for Agile Software Development. Scott is active in his personal mission of improving the state of performance testing across the industry by collaborating with other industry authors, thought leaders and expert practitioners as well as volunteering his time to establish and grow related industry organizations. His tireless dedication to the advancement of software testing in general and specifically performance testing is often referred to as a hobby in addition to a job due to the enjoyment he gains from his efforts.
Senior Trainer and Consultant:
Dawn Haynes is a Senior Trainer and Consultant for PerfTestPlus, and Secretary of the Association for Software Testing. A highly regarded trainer of software testers, she blends experience and humor to provide testers of all levels with tools and techniques to help them generate new approaches to common and complex software testing problems. In addition to training, Dawn is particularly passionate about improving the state of performance testing across the industry. She has more than 20 years of experience supporting, administering, developing and testing software and hardware systems, from small business operations to large corporate enterprises. Dawn holds a BSBA in MIS with a minor in programming from Northeastern University.
PerfTestPlus & BBST
PerfTestPlus has entered an agreement with Dr. Kaner to assist in his effort to make high-quality training available to software testers for free if you want to complete the training on your own, or for a nominal fee if you desire an instructor led version. Check out the first course at testingeducation.org. Stay tuned for more details.