7 Proven Ways to Ruin Your Test Automation
Test automation projects fail, but why? Could you stop it from happening? In this tongue-in-cheek talk, Seretta Gamba will share seven proven methods to disrupt or utterly ruin a test automation project, including letting a lone champion keep important knowledge to himself, ignoring good programming practices, setting impossible goals, and feigning support. Seretta’s humorous recommendations will provide managers, testers, and automators alike with the early signs of an automation project in danger. By “warning” that the most effective defenses are found using the test automation patterns, Seretta will provide the tools needed to counter and resolve issues that lead to project failure. You will receive access to an online resource, the test automation patterns wiki, that leads you through test automation success patterns and offers ways to avoid failures. You'll take away automation patterns to defend against disrupting your automation, including deputies, training and pairing, goals, pilots, good programming practices, and designing for reuse. Come learn the beneficial patterns of behavior that will counteract Seretta's surefire ways to ruin your test automation.