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South West Test #31

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July 14, 2021

At South West Test in July, Marie Drake will discuss some of the myths around accessibility testing, how you can shift accessibility testing to the left and how you can easily integrate it into your development and testing workflows.

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NE:Tech – July 2021

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July 8, 2021

At NE:Tech in July, Danilo Poccia, Chief Evangelist (EMEA) at AWS, will discuss what 2021 brings in the ways of Serverless and what you can do with the services available to help streamline workloads and applications.

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Tech for Social Good – Business

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June 18, 2021

Our CEO Stephen Foreshew-Cain will join Karen Lynch, Vice Chair of Social Enterprise UK, in a fireside chat discussing Profit with Purpose. They will talk about how in the last year there is much more interest in where the market is failing and how work needs to be reinvented in the new normal. Topics will include: business transformation; financial inclusion; the sharing economy; and the role of the Tech for Good Entrepreneurship.

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Stephen Foreshew-Cain

TestBash Home

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June 17, 2021

On 17-18 June, Ministry of Testing is hosting a worldwide 24 hours online TestBash software testing conference! 12 Talks, 2 Discussions, 2 Ask Me Anythings, 1 TestBash Revisited, 6 Hosts, 5 Ten-Minute Talks, and TestBash's famous 99-Second Talks.

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Panel: Digital Identity in Government

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June 15, 2021

A new vision of identity assurance for public services is being shaped. In this talk, our expert panel from GDS, ScotGov and DWP will discuss their approach to identity assurance, including opportunities to improve the user experience and potential obstacles to overcome along the way.

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Open Finance – build it and they will come?

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June 14, 2021

Open Banking is a huge step in the right direction towards Open Data; however, it only provides a thin-slice view of our finances. In this talk, Nick Betts will delve further into the proposed transition from Open Banking to Open Finance, discussing some of the possible opportunities and challenges on the journey.

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Nick Betts

NE:Tech – June 2021

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June 10, 2021

What does it take to build complex systems on a massive scale? Spoiler, the answer is not bigger, more complex procedures and processes – stand aside SAFe! It's about applying information theory and engineering principles to software development, as author, developer and founder of Continuous Delivery Ltd, Dave Farley, will explain.

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Agile North East

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June 8, 2021

In 'The Bare Necessities: Secrets of Disney's Keys to World-Class Design and Service', Scrum Master and agile thinker Ben Collins will reveal some of the hidden secrets of Disney's focus on creating a world-class experience for visitors, and encourage us to think about how we can apply the processes used to software development.

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Open Source in Fintech Event Series – May 2021

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May 26, 2021

On Wed 26 May, join the online Open Source in Fintech event to hear two great talks: Morgan Stanley's Stephen Goldbaum and Attila Mihaly on Morphir, a lingua franca between technology platforms; and Roberto Di Cosmo on Software Heritage, an open non-profit initiative to create the largest archive of source code ever built. ​​We run the Open Source in Fintech Event Series with FINOS.

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NE:Tech – May 2021

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May 13, 2021

At NE:Tech in May, Team and Leadership Coach Jon McNestrie will ask 'Do leaders dream of mental wellbeing?', exploring how leaders cope in difficult times. He'll look at how leaders have adapted for working remotely, the importance of looking after mental wellbeing, and what's in store as we start to get together again in the real world.

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