How to Develop a Test Automation Strategy

Organizations have embraced Agile and DevOps to deliver high-quality software in a faster and more efficient way. Test Automation is considered to be one of the biggest promoters of agility. But several times, the investment in Test Automation might not deliver its value with an ineffective strategy.

In this article, we will discuss devising an intelligent Test Automation strategy that can help us prevent common Test Automation failures.

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Prashant Hegde
Prashant Hegde is a passionate Tester. He has ably led test teams to success in many organizations and helped them improve their application quality process. Prashant currently heads the QA Team at MoEngage. MoEngage is the leader in the mobile engagement market, with presence across Asia, Europe, and the US.

Prashant is an Agile enthusiast and enjoys sharing his experiences by blogging and participating in agile communities around the world. Prashant is a Certified Scrum Master and a frequent speaker at industry conferences. Prashant has helped thousands of ISTQB aspirants to clear their certifications with his free app ISTQB test mentor.

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We already know that Test Automation continues to rapidly grow in demand; with Test Automation University enrollment surging to 20,000 in just 6 months combined with the fact that IT jobs are expected to grow 22% by 2020 in the United States alone, the job market will be competitive, and filled with candidates that have the skills necessary to boost team productivity, work efficiently, and deliver measurable results.

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LogiGear
LogiGear Corporation provides global solutions for software testing, and offers public and corporate software testing training programs worldwide through LogiGear University. LogiGear is a leader in the integration of test automation, offshore resources and US project management for fast, cost-effective results. Since 1994, LogiGear has worked with Fortune 500 companies to early-stage start-ups in, creating unique solutions to meet their clients’ needs. With facilities in the US and Viet Nam, LogiGear helps companies double their test coverage and improve software quality while reducing testing time and cutting costs.

5 Incredibly Useful KPIs for Test Automation

Test Automation brings speed, efficiency, reliability, and replicability to Software Testing-and is essentially inevitable in today’s Agile environment. We often discuss Test Automation, but there are few techniques that allow us to get an entirely unbiased opinion about it.

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Prashant Hegde
Prashant Hegde is a passionate Tester. He has ably led test teams to success in many organizations and helped them improve their application quality process. Prashant currently heads the QA Team at MoEngage. MoEngage is the leader in the mobile engagement market, with presence across Asia, Europe, and the US.

Prashant is an Agile enthusiast and enjoys sharing his experiences by blogging and participating in agile communities around the world. Prashant is a Certified Scrum Master and a frequent speaker at industry conferences. Prashant has helped thousands of ISTQB aspirants to clear their certifications with his free app ISTQB test mentor.

The ROI of Test Automation

Building a suite of automated tests is arguably better than maintaining an army of manual testers, but it can still feel like a leap of faith—especially if this is your first attempt. According to LogiGear’s State of Software Survey Testing, only 19% of respondents were successful with Test Automation implementations the first time.  Convincing key stakeholders in your organisation who aren’t as knowledgeable about Software Testing and Test Automation often needs the oomph of data and numbers.

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Bj Gopinath
Bj Gopinath is a Career Test Engineering Professional who specialises in building QA teams and test frameworks for highly distributed, complex and mission-critical systems. He has worked for leading companies in a diverse set of industries, from web services and virtual reality to spaceflight and drones. Bj lives and works in the San Francisco Bay Area.