31 Media is a London-based multi-platformed media company that produces a number of market leading publications and events for the software testing/QA and DevOps space. This includes the annual National Software Testing Conference and the National DevOps Conference held in central London; The Software Testing Conference North which is held in York; The European Software Testing Awards – the comprehensive awards programme recognising excellence in the industry; as well as more focused events such as The TEST Focus Groups, DevOps Focus Groups and other smaller Executive Workshops.
The European Software Testing Awards
The European Software Testing Awards is an independent awards programme designed to celebrate and promote excellence, best practice and innovation in the software testing and QA community. The European Software Testing Awards is not only a celebration of people, it is also the opportunity for a highly skilled and extremely valuable market to join together and celebrate outstanding achievements within their industry.
The European Software Testing Summit
The European Software Testing Summit is a one-day event in Central London that brings up to 100 senior software testing and QA professionals, eager to network and participate in targeted workshops. Supported by the Judging Panel from The European Software Testing Awards, the Summit delivers intelligence, high-value research literature and more.
The National Software Testing Conference
The National Software Testing Conference is a UK-based conference that provides the software testing community at home and abroad with invaluable content from revered industry speakers; practical presentations from the winners and finalists of The European Software Testing Awards; Executive Debates facilitated and led by key figures; as well as a market leading exhibition, which will enable delegates to view the latest products and services available to them.
Software Testing Conference NORTH
Building upon the success of the National Software Testing Conference and designed to meet the needs of organisations based in the north, The annual Software Testing Conference North was launched in York in September 2016. The conference programme is made up of two days filled with senior speakers; practical workshops; as well as a market leading exhibition showcasing the latest products and services on the market.
TEST Focus Groups
The TEST Focus Groups is a one-day event held in March each year, consisting of 12 syndicate rooms, each with its own subject and facilitated by a knowledgeable figure. Each debate session runs three times through the course of the day and with spaces limited up to ten delegates per session to ensure that meaningful discussion takes place and all opinions are heard.
TEST Executive Workshops
In its role as information provider TEST Magazine spends a lot time speaking and listening to its customers and then seeking out innovative ways to meet their needs. It has become apparent that senior decision makers wish to discuss their challenges in a meaningful and structured manner with a view to finding pragmatic and workable solutions to what are invariably complex issues. This knowledge has lead
TEST Magazine to host regular TEST Executive Workshops, where a select group of senior executives meet and work towards solving challenges.
The DevOps Industry Awards
The DevOps Industry Awards is an independent awards programme designed to celebrate and promote excellence, best practice and innovation in the IT sector. Launched in 2017, the Awards programme celebrates talented individuals and teams and revolutionising DevOps projects, as well as providing a gala evening filled with executive networking and festivities.
The National DevOps Conference
The National DevOps Conference is targeted towards C-level executives interested in learning about the professional movement and its cultural variations that assist, promote and guide a collaborative working relationship between Development and Operations.
The National DevOps Conference is a UK-based conference that provides the IT community at home and abroad with invaluable content from revered industry speakers; practical presentations; executive workshops, facilitated and led by key figures; as well as a market leading exhibition, which will enable delegates to view the latest products and services available to them.
DevOps Focus Groups
TEST Magazine and sister site www.devopsonline.co.uk together provide authoritative high quality information and news from the IT industry. In order to best disseminate through provoking articles and think pieces, we must consistently evolve to ensure we deliver readers the most up to date information and latest industry trends. In order to do this the DevOps Focus Groups are a pivotal mechanism they bring together senior testing professionals for a series of well thought out debates, peer-to-peer networking, and supplier interaction.
– Jill Armstrong, software test team lead, Almac Group[/highlight]