Source: From (BJ Rollison’s blog)

I just finished reading Implementing Automated Software Testing by E.Dustin, T. Garrett, and B. Gauf and overall this is a good read providing some well thought out arguments for beginning an automation project, and provides strategic perspectives to manage a test automation project. The first chapter made several excellent points such as:

  • Automated software testing “is software development.”
  • Automated software testing “and manual testing are intertwined and complement each other.”
  • And, “The overall objective of AST (automated software testing) is to design, develop, and deliver an automated test and retest capability that increases testing efficiencies.”