Sponsored by Semele Data

October 30, 2019

11 AM ET

Is provisioning test data impeding your application development? Is it turning your agile development process into a waterfall development process? If so, you aren’t alone. In the recent Capgemini Continuous Testing Report, 55% of respondents reported they spend up to 60% of their total testing time on test data management. Agile delivery processes that do not include an automated solution for generating robust test data sets will typically create a choke point as developers and testers are stuck building or waiting for test data.  

In this presentation, Chris Pillay, CEO of Semele Data, will explain how using a DevOps model to enable on-demand test data provisioning can eliminate the test data bottleneck. He’ll cover:

  • How engaging testing and QA earlier in the Sprint can yield massive efficiency gains and quality improvements.
  • How by defining test cases and test data requirements earlier in the process, test data will be available exactly when needed, enabling a fully automated testing process.

Chris will also address obfuscation policies to mitigate compliance risks. You’ll leave this session with new ideas for clearing that test data roadblock, improving cycle times and reducing costs.


Chris Pillay, CEO of Semele Data

Christopher B. Pillay is the president and CEO of Semele, formerly the product division of Meridian Technologies, an award-winning IT consulting, staffing, and technology company that Chris co-founded in 1998.  With over 25 years in the technology industry, Chris helps clients, including some of the largest banks and healthcare companies in the US, solve complex data management issues. He believes in taking a collaborative approach with his clients to get to the heart of the business challenge and develop innovative solutions for long-term success.

Chris is a graduate of Harding University and attended Executive Education programs at The Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College and The Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of Consulting Solutions International.