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Winson Choo
Works at Nielsen Company
Attended Bukit Bintang Boys School
Lives in Damansara Utama, Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia
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Appreciation
Appreciation helps you to be happy when you misplaced it till tomorrow, to learn when you fail, to have humility when you succeed, to look up when you are down, to be sympathetic towards others and to get to know yourself, better. ~~~ Life is an adventure w...
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To be great is to be misunderstood
Ralph Waldo Emerson is commenting on how many great men followed their own intuition in spite of criticism or misunderstanding from society. He says,  "Is it so bad, then, to be misunderstood? Pythagoras was misunderstood, and Socrates, and Jesus, and Luthe...
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Technology, Usage and What is Next as of 2015
I remembered that not too long ago, the buzz word was what hardware is being released. I followed the Pentium processor being upgraded from one speed to another, as though, somehow, it creates excitement just by following it, but not owning it. Then comes a...
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The typical way a software tester in SDLC vs in Agile is very different. I find it a little bit difficult ensuring quality in Scrum environment given the movement as well as the changing priority. Tell me about your experience with Scrum or Agile.
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Partial Least Squares Structural Equation Modelling (PLS-SEM)
I attended a session by Professor Ramayah. It was a weekend (yes, Saturday and Sunday, 9am - 5pm). I would usually not want to spend my weekend in this way, but, it seems that it is the only time the classes are held. It was good and informative, considerin...
I attended a session by Professor Ramayah. It was a weekend (yes, Saturday and Sunday, 9am - 5pm). I would usually not want to spend my weekend in this way, but, it seems that it is the only time the classes are held. It was ...
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trying hard... baby steps... one step at a time..
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It often is not straight forward; either you have good coverage but longer duration OR shorter duration but bigger risks. If you say that you have an automation coming in, make sure you have the budget and product reviewed by an expert performance leader.
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I am a great fan too.... Happy to see the kind of person I look up to when I was a kid. Love her song, but now I love her attitude to life too... Appreciation, thank you for the great lesson, Cally!!
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Being mindful of what is happening, but not getting affected
Honestly, the one thing I don't like being adult is reading news about world events, the conflicts, the unnecessary blood shed, accidents, terrorism and the impact of all those things on human life (possibly far away from us). Sometimes we read of scenarios...
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the secret is not to have a sudden burst of motivation, it is actually to sustain a certain motivation level.
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Touching... sometimes we have to count our blessings and be graceful to people around us who needs help. 
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Interested to go for a Scrum vs PMP talk on 3rd March 2014, let me know..
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Software Testing, QA, Training, Coaching, Researcher, Father
Skills
whatever it takes....
Employment
  • Nielsen Company
    Test Centre Leader, 2012 - present
  • World Vision
    Quality Manager, 2011 - 2012
  • FCS Computer Systems
    Senior Manager, Quality & Software Testing, 2004 - 2011
  • Sony EMCS
    Senior Quality Engineer, 2000 - 2004
  • TeamData
    Technical Service Engineer, 1999 - 2000
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Damansara Utama, Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia
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Right Here, Right Now
Introduction
Winson has about 15+ years of working experience, 10+ of which is in the area of Quality Assurance in software/design industry. A senior member of American Society for Quality (ASQ), a member of IIST and an ASQ Certified Quality Manager or better known as Certified Manager of Quality/Organizational Excellence (CMQ/OE), Certified Project Manager (PMP) and Certified Scrum Master (CSM). Currently, he has about 5 years in managerial position in charge of QA Department, managing a team of QA executives and IT Administrator, performing software testing, software quality assurance/audit and process improvement.

He also handles area of certification and technical partnership for his current organization both for products and the organization. Currently he leads an independent team to study the software testing capability in his organization and suggest improvements for it.

His passion is in the area of Quality, Process Improvement & Software Testing, and he is also active in Product Certification Processes, Team Building and Training.

He is a visionary, thinker, motivator, teamwork oriented manager, communicator, proactive and forward thinker, who loves to work with multi-cultural and wide variety of people.
Bragging rights
I don't accept defeat head down, I am still looking for a challenge to be the first to do so!
Education
  • Bukit Bintang Boys School
    High School, 1990 - 1994
  • Campbell University, USA
    Bachelor of Science, 1997 - 1999
  • Charles Sturt University, Australia
    MBA (E-Commerce), 2000 - 2002
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