Meet FishCAT Member Kanae Kotake
By judytang on Dec 13, 2008
With this blog I would like to introduce FishCAT member Kanae Kotake. The first part is the FishCAT survey with Kana, the second part is Kana's bio. Kana is a very experienced tester. She has good eyes and sees the issues hardly noticed by others. She is a very succeful working mother, she wrote about 20 technical books. She said "my dream is to be an software testing architect, so I'm really enjoying beeing a FishCAT", we are really enjoying having Kana in FishCAT program !
GlassFish Quality Community (GFQC): What functions you like GlassFish v3 Prelude, and what you like
to see improvement
Kana: Windows Installer. This will surely attract novice users to GlassFish. For improvement would like to see in JRuby on Rails related functions.GFQC: What things you like about FishCAT, and what you like to see improvement
Kana: FishCAT is a really nice activity. It will be better if members could communicate each other.
GFQC: Besides participating in GlassFish Beta testing, what other thingsyou would like to do to contribute to GlassFish quality ?
Kana: It will be nice if we could arrange complete set of senario for function tests :-) Also, we're planning to organize testing team in Japan GlassFish User's community. It will be wounderful if some local-branches of quality community are organized in some part of the world to share knowledges,
GFQC: Please tell us your most fun memory about FishCAT program
Kana; Well, program ended immidiately after I joined, so not much memories during the period. I'm looking forward to joining next turn
GFQC: Will you continue with FishCAT program and would you recommend
FishCAT to your friends and ask them to join us
Kana: Yes ! I'm speaking to my friends in a testing engeneer's community.
Kanae Kotake: Java engeneer and J(I)STQB certified testing engeneer. She studied international relations in a university in Japan, and
entered a small software company after graduation and started her engeneering career as Delphi programmer, then shifted to VB. She left the company for child-raising, and started writing articles for programming magazine, publishing books related to programming, Java, OOP, and UML besides beeing a mom. She had about 6 running articles in different magazines and published almost 20 independent books.
She just came back to the field of system development about 3 years ago after sending all of her kids to the school. Now she is involving mainly in development of Java EE based enterprise applications. Her dream is to be an software testing architect, so I'm really enjoying beeing a FishCAT