TestFlix 2022 - Dilruba Malik

'TestFlix 2022' - Esteemed Speaker

Dilruba Malik

SQA Manager, IoT Security

Atomic Talk Title: Essential Metrics for the Quality Assurance

A software Quality metric is a measure to help track the efficiency of QA activities. Establish the metrics of success in the planning stage, and match them with how each metric stands after the execution. Good testing strategy is to use the right metrics and KPIs to your Quality Organization. Quality Assurance always provide analyzed information to reduce uncertainty and risk. Metrics is determine behavior, so one have to carefully choose them.
Asking the question Why is important to determine QA metrics. What problem it solving is also important.

Talk Takeaways

  • Metrics are to keep our team/project/process execution smoother.
  • Don’t use Metrics for individual team members performance.
  • Metrics are not a data point for comparing different teams.
  • Process improvement or Quantify risk can be necessary if backed by metrics.
  • Ensure customer satisfaction with the Quality product.

Speaker Bio


Dilruba is a Senior Software QA Manager, at Palo Alto Networks leading the IoT Security QA team. Dilruba has extensive experience in hands-on end-to-end software testing as well as leading and managing engineering teams. She has worked for both large and startup companies including Microsoft, Cisco, RetailNext, and Hitachi.

Dilruba graduated from the Georgia Institute of Technology with a BS degree in Electrical Engineering. She also completed her MS degree in Engineering Management and Leadership from Santa Clara University. Dilruba is active in Women in Technology networks, speaking at events, and inspiring people. She enjoys acrylic painting and traveling in her free time.

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