Welcome from the 2016 Conference Chair: “I invite you to attend the 17th Annual Southland Technology Conference (SoTeC) conference. SoTeC is a 100% volunteer run conference, staffed by representatives from nine professional organizations. We draw industry leaders and transformation experts to our conference. It is a ‘hidden gem’ of an […]

17th Annual Southland Technology Conference (SoTeC)

Laura Cazares
You are successful at what you do.  In fact, you are excellent.  On the surface, that sounds wonderful for your personal, professional, and organizational success.  However, you may be overworked, underwhelmed, and not living up your full potential and you know it.  As managers and business leaders, it is imperative […]

Success on Purpose: 4 Secrets to Surpass Your Goals with ...

Thursday June 2, 2016 at 6:00 PM Continuous Integration (CI) is a software development methodology that requires developers to check-in and compile their code several times a day. Implementation of CI process have a great potential to save money and time. However to implement this practice software development teams need […]

Continuous Integration – A Tale of Transformation

Wednesday Jan. 20, 2016 In this discussion, Rob “Coach Rob” Swineford, will discuss some of the concepts he shares with his corporate clients on how to be memorable anytime you are in front of an audience. Coach Rob takes time to touch upon each of the five elements he believes are essential […]

P5: The Essential Elements For Making Presentations Powerful and Sensational

Tuesday Oct. 20, 2015

Microsoft UI Automation is the new accessibility framework for Microsoft Windows, available on all operating systems that support Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)[...]

UI test automation using Microsoft UIA

Fernando Garcia

Tuesday July 28, 2015 @ 6:00 PM

Over the past year, responsive design has become quite the hot topic in the web design community. So, what is responsive design exactly? Well, the Internet browsing power is not exclusive to desktops computers or cellphones anymore. Nowadays a variety of devices such as tablets, TV, watches etc. etc. can browse the internet as well. Responsive web design (RWD) was the answer to multitude of devices in the market. Using fluid grid-systems, flexible assets and the amazing power of media queries, RWD became a methodology of choice for developing the modern website[...]

Going Responsive – Are You Ready For It?

Wednesday April 22, 2015 @ 6:00 PM

Come join SCQAA-SF and Bill Bellows, Associate Fellow in the InThinking Network at Aeroject Rocketdyne as he discusses the topic of quality, its history, its implications and the importance of managing it.

The Good, The Bad, and The Beautiful: A Brief History ...

Michael Schofield

Wednesday, March 4, 2015 @ 6:00 PM

Michael Scofield, Asst. Professor in Health Informatics at Loma Linda University will speak on why decision-makers often ask for "data", but what they really want is information that will help them understand a problem or a condition around the decisions that need to be made. However, they often do not know what data is available, what it is called, and how the data they need derived can be expressed.

Data Visualization for the Quality Professional

Wednesday, March 4, 2015 @ 6:00 PM

Topic Abstract: Cyber Security breaches ended 2014 with a bang, and show no signs of slowing down in 2015. From botnets to political groups to criminals the chances of an attack affecting your network are growing every day. When most organizations finally start working to secure their applications, they fall in the trap of taking […]

Relying on Audits for Application Security – How to avoid ...