System-Level Test Automation: Ensuring a Good StartNew
Many organizations invest a lot of effort in test automation at the system level but then have serious problems later on. As a manager, how can you ensure that your new automation efforts will get off to a good start? What can you do to ensure that your automation work provides continuing value? Dot Graham describes the most important management issues you must address for test automation success, particularly when you are new to automation. Dot helps you understand and choose the best approaches for your organization—no matter which automation tools you use. Focusing on system level testing, she explains how automation affects staffing, who should be responsible for which automation tasks, how managers can best support automation efforts to promote success, what return on investment means in automated testing—and what you can realistically expect. Dot explains (for non-techies) the key technical issues that can make or break your automation effort. Come away with your own clarified automation objectives and measures, and a draft test automation strategy that you can use to plan your own system-level test automation.
Note: This is a code-free tutorial!