The success of a Leading Airline's Test Automation Strategy

Wednesday June 18, 2014 - 11pm ET / Maria Peraza, IT Quality Assurance Manager, Copa Airlines

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Today’s IT departments face a threefold challenge. They must optimize the quality of increasingly complex software applications, deal with budget limitations and produce results much faster than ever before. QA is today a key contributor to delivering winning solutions that yield a high ROI and drive competitive advantage. Join us as Maria Peraza,  IT Quality Assurance Manager at Copa Airlines, explores a practical approach to solve these challenges through a comprehensive test automation strategy. Dive deep into the role of automation to increase delivery speed, regulatory compliance and overall quality in one of the most competitive, rapidly evolving Industries.

Tune in on Wednesday  June 18th @ 11am ET to learn how this leading airline, member of Star Alliance, used Softtek to:

  • Prove the concept and ROI of Test Automation to get budget approval
  • Implement a robust framework of automation tools and processes
  • Increase quality and quantity of functionality and deliverables
  • Reduce risks and errors in production


Maria Lucia PerazaMaria Lucia Peraza is the IT Quality Assurance Manager of Copa Airlines – One of the most consistently profitable airlines in the world, based in Panama City, Panama. For the last 5 years, she has been responsible for starting up and driving the continuous improvement of the Testing and Quality Assurance Practices in Copa’s IT organization, which has been experiencing a constant transformation in an extremely complex, fast-growing and cost-efficiency driven business environment. Within Copa she has managed the delivery of quality products and services in a multi-vendor and global context.

Maria Lucia holds a Bachelor’s degree in Systems Engineering and a Master’s degree in IT Management from Instituto Tecnologico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey, and a Master’s degree of Science in Information Technology from Carnegie Mellon University. She is currently focusing on the expansion and optimization of Copa’s Quality Assurance Capabilities and in the process of earning a Lean Six Sigma Certification.

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