Testing The Magic at Walt Disney Imagineering
It takes more than faith, trust, and pixie dust to test a Disney theme park attraction. How does Walt Disney Imagineering ensure quality experiences for their guests?
Janna Loeffler faced this challenge immediately after joining Walt Disney Imagineering (WDI). She started her new job in 2015, responsible for leading the testing effort on some of Disney’s most complicated show and interactive systems. She describes the history of software development and testing within WDI, the guiding principles she uses to drive software quality, and the key decisions she has made along the way to improve the way WDI develops and tests show software. Join Janna as she talks about testing the magic behind some of Disney’s most popular theme park attractions.