Meet UKSTAR Speaker – Rik Marselis

UKSTAR Speaker Rik Marselis is next up for Meet the Speaker series.
Rik will be part of a conversation track with Nathalie van delft on Monday the 27th at 11:55 a.m.
The Conversation Track is titled ‘Information Ethics‘ and Rik’s session is called ‘Information Ethics for Robotics


How did you get started in software testing?

When I was trained as a COBOL-programmer in the early 80’s I learned that no program is finished without a test set. In the late 80’s I got my first assignment as a test leader and we tested based on common sense. Later I learned about test methods like TMap and frameworks like ISTQB.


Who inspires you?

Currently I’m researching testing of robotics, especially the business- and social impact. Isaac Asimov is a very inspiring author, especially when you realize that he wrote his stories long before these intelligent robots were possible.


What do you see for the future of software testing?

I am confident that the testing profession remains important in IT. However the way testing is part of organizations will keep changing.



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