STARWEST 2022 Concurrent Session : How to Build and Implement Your Salesforce Test Automation Strategy


Wednesday, October 5, 2022 - 11:30am to 12:30pm

How to Build and Implement Your Salesforce Test Automation Strategy

Today enterprise applications like Salesforce are now at the heart of your business processes and 59% of organizations deploy a new software build daily. But as a test automation professional unfamiliar with the complex Salesforce ecosystem, it can feel daunting to build a Salesforce test automation strategy from the ground up.

In our session, Mala Punyani, Engineering Manager at Splunk will share 3 core principles for building and implementing a Salesforce test automation strategy for you and your delivery teams. Key takeaways include:
- How to create a checklist of prerequisites needed before your framework implementation, including tool evaluation, test data hygiene, and balancing business and tech requirements.
-A roadmap to navigating common challenges in Salesforce test automation, including functionality, how to create configurable lowcode/highcodes solutions, and a deeper understanding of Dynamic Elements.
-Discovering a new approach to building Salesforce scalable test automation architecture for all.

If you have ever wanted to understand how to create and implement a Salesforce test automation strategy, you will not want to miss this leadership session.


Mala Punyani is an Engineering Manager and Quality Automation Architect at Splunk with 5+ years of experience in product quality and automation, building enterprise-quality products, and automation solutions. Prior to Splunk, Mala worked at leading enterprise companies, including Home Depot, Visa, and PayPal, building world-class quality product solutions, managing teams, and delivering significant revenue growth in a fast-paced environment. Mala is a certified PMP and scrum master experienced in coaching and transitioning teams from waterfall to agile development. Mala holds a Masters in Computer Software Engineering from City, University of London and a degree in IT Project Management from Stanford University.