Technology Labs Podcast – Hyper Automation


Automate every step in your product creation proces so you can focus on real creativity. Every step along the way of creating a piece of code and eventually an integrated product can be automated. The creation of the (embedded) code itself is the creative part but all the rest: let’s automate!

Together with Richard van de Laarschot (chief solution architect quality assurance at Capgemini Engineering) we explore how smart we can make hyper automation. A good message: Be aware not to fall in the bias trap that with a hyper automated production pipeline we find out that the developer working on the most complex parts is responsible for the most defects.

The two tech topics for this episode are:

Rik Marselis


Rik Marselis is principal quality consultant at Sogeti in the Netherlands. He has assisted many organizations in improving their IT-processes, in establishing their quality & testing approach, setting up their quality & test organization, and he acted as quality coach, qa-consultant, test manager and quality supervisor. Rik uses his more than 40 years of experience in systems development and quality and testing to bring fit for purpose solutions to our clients. He focuses at three major tasks: * Consultancy on Quality engineering & Testing in the broadest sense (quality & test policy, project startup, process improvement, coaching, second-opinions, etc…) * Develop and give training courses for both novice and experienced testers (Rik is an accredited trainer for TMAP, TPI and ISTQB certification training courses) * Research and development of the quality engineering & testing profession. Rik has contributed to over 20 books on quality and testing, of which 5 as an main author and 5 as project leader. His most recent book in the TMAP body of knowledge is “Quality for DevOps teams”. Rik is a much-appreciated keynote-speaker and workshop-host at conferences (he has presented at conferences in over 15 countries).

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