Test Automation Strategies for the Agile World
With the adoption of agile practices in many organizations, the test automation landscape has changed. Bob Galen explores current disruptors to traditional automation strategies, and discusses relevant and current adjustments that must be made when developing an automation business case. Open source tools are becoming incredibly viable and often best their commercial equivalents―not only in cost but also in functionality, creativity, evolutionary speed, and developer acceptance. Agile methods have fundamentally challenged our traditional automation strategies. Now we must keep up with incremental and emergent systems and architectures with their high rates of change. Bob explores new automation strategies for both greenfield applications and those pesky legacy projects. Learn how to wrap a business case and communication plan around them to get the needed support. Leave this session with a serious game plan for delivering on the promise of agile test automation.