June 28th, 2019 by inflectra
We have just wrapped up an exhilarating but fun two days in Chicago, sponsoring and attending the second Agile Testing Days USA testing festival. Hosted by our friends at TechWell and Trendig, the event featured inspiring speakers, awesome attendees, excellent exhibitors, and of course the fabulous roaring 20s costume party. Find out what happened...
Sporting his Chicago headgear, Adam, Jessica and the rest of #TeamInflectra took an early morning flight from Washington, DC to Chicago, in preparation for the second ever Agile Testing Days USA. Looking forward to meeting our friends and colleagues from TechWell and Trendig, we were in high spirits, looking forward to meeting agilistas and testing aficionados as well as demonstrate our legendary software testing and agile products.
Since we knew that we'd be sequestered in the gilded Hilton Palmer House hotel (famed for being the creator of The Palmer House Chocolate Brownie) for the next two days, the team took the opportunity to take part in the traditional walking tour organized by the effervescent Owen Gotimer from TechWell. The tour took in many legendary Chicago sites, ending up in Millennium Park by the amorphous yet mystical "The Bean" sculpture.
Bringing our lavish selection of swag and world-famous tech themed stickers, #TeamInflectra spent the first day setting up the Inflectra exhibition booth, replete with Bluetooth headphones, wireless phone chargers, and lots of useful whitepapers and brochures to entertain and educate. Thanks to everyone who stopped by to learn more about SpiraTest, Rapise, and SpiraPlan.
A special mention to Shachar from Bad Testing, a local testing consultancy in Chicago who came by on several occasions to provide humor, insight and many stories that kept us entertained in between the sessions.
One of the unique elements of Agile Testing Days, a testament to its American-German collaboration is the traditional costume party (aka "fancy dress" to Brits like me). This year the theme was The Roaring 20s, so sporting a mixture of Flapper, Great Gatsby and The Untouchables outfits, #TeamInflectra and our friends from TechWell looked the part.
After the sponsor's drinks reception, the team let down their hair (only figuratively in this case) and enjoyed the amazing live music and party...
Saying goodbye to Ina, Sabine, Ewe, and Stefanie from Trendig we look forward to catching up with them in November at the main Agile Testing Days event in Potsdam, Germany.