By Hung Q. Nguyen and Rob Pirozzi, LogiGear Corporation
|This article was developed from concepts in the book Global Software Test Automation: Discussion of Software Testing for Executives.|
There are many potential pitfalls to manual software testing, including:
- Manual testing is slow and costly.
- Manual tests do not scale well.
- Manual testing is not consistent or repeatable.
- Lack of training.
- Testing is difficult to manage.
This article will cover five “best practices” recommendations to help avoid the pitfalls associated with manual software testing.