The signs are all there: fire-fighting mode, lots of overtime, code that requires heavy maintenance or support, overrunning budget, missed deadlines, lack of documentation and much much more. How would you like to take a vacation and not worry about getting calls from operators trying desperately to get product out the door? This can be a reality with the right team structure. Setting up the best team requires properly skilled engineers, disciplined processes and shared standards. This presentation shows how to assess your team, identify a charter and achieve the goal of becoming a all-star team. If nothing else, come and dream.
With a degree in Computer Engineering, Sam has spent his 20-year career studying and architecting automated test frameworks. Having trained and mentored hundreds of test and measurement engineers, Sam has a passion for helping others grow. Sam prides himself in being a thought leader in the test and measurement community and is the most recognized author on TestStand forums. He helped architect and write the Certified TestStand Developer exam for NI. In 2015, Sam co-founded Testeract, with a mission to progress the automated test industry. He currently serves as its President. Sam is a LabVIEW Champion, Certified LabVIEW Architect, Certified TestStand Architect, and a Certified Professional Instructor.