GGD #75 Smart usability testing on a budget and upskilling with JustEat

JustEat speakers

Speaker announcement ..


Swetha sethu-jones
Swetha is a Senior UX Researcher at Just Eat with experience of over 10 years’ experience and wide range of projects spanning mobile, web and connected TV platforms. She enjoys employing a variety of methodologies to further understanding of how people use technology, and how it meets their needs.

Swetha’s also an avid board-gamer, Organiser of Things and a proud feminist! She loves traveling to cool places and eating tasty food (preferably at the same time). She also co-organises a series of research meetups called The Research Thing, which you should come to, as there is free wine, beer and nibbles…

Smart usability testing on a budget
As businesses recognise the value of user research insights, more and more teams want to integrate regular user research and usability testing into their design process. Yet often they don’t have the time or budget for a fully-fledged usability testing programme. I’ll talk about the potential for quick and collaborative approaches to user research, and for project teams to engage directly in it, to deliver maximum value.

Maryia Radchuk

Maryia is a UI Engineer at Just Eat. She has a degree in banking and work experience as a bank clerk and customer support specialist in an online game company. Around three years ago she decided to change everything and become a Web Developer.

Do you really want to become a developer?

Maryia wants to talk about her journey as a self learner developer. This talk will be useful for people who want to start or switch their career and find out where to begin, what the learning options are, hear about potential pitfalls and struggles on the way.

Amarpreet Sandhu
Preet is a passionate Test Automation Engineer with over 10 years of experience, she cares deeply about building software that is fit for purpose and provides seamless user experience with minimum bugs.

At present, she is working as Principal Test Automation Engineer with Just Eat, leading QA in the consumer apps. Her role involves developing test strategies, overseeing automation testing, providing consultancy to teams for implementing test automation, defining best practices and encouraging the developers and testers to adopt those best practices for continuous improvement.

Outside work she loves traveling, listening to music and spending time with her 15-month-old son 🙂

How the role of QA has changed in Agile Teams?

I will be talking about how the role of QA has changed over the years, from being on the last line of defense to being an important member of team leading the best QA practices!

When

Thursday 23rd May 2019 – 6.30/7  – 9pm

Doors open at 18:30 talks start around 7pm

Where

This meetup is kindly sponsored by JustEat who are supporters of supporting Diversity in Tech.

Broad Quay in Central Bristol

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Sign Up

As always, we welcome men to our group, but to keep our audience predominantly female, we ask that all men are accompanied by a woman (just add a +1 on the meetup) here Bristol Girl Geek Dinners