In this video, Meaghan Lewis explains the importance of sharing automation success. Sharing technical and business successes of automation will help ensure the whole organization is on board with test automation.
- [Instructor] Share stories about automation…with the rest of the organization or company.…Chances are, not everyone will be familiar…with test automation.…In that case, it's beneficial to discuss…what problem automation intends to solve.…Also highlight the value of automation…so that it's relevant to others.…Tests can tell a compelling story…about the state of an application.…The best way to promote automation is…to share wins with the rest of the organization.…Share examples of things like,…how many bugs automation caught.…
A goal of automation is to help catch bugs quicker…and ideally before a release.…Take note of which bugs were discovered…from test automation.…It can also be a good idea…to share how many hours automation saved…from manually testing a feature.…A good sign of this is having higher productivity…and being able to spend less time on each release…because more of the checks are automated.…In terms of team collaboration,…it's good to share…how automation helped cross-functional team members…work more closely together…
- The test pyramid
- Unit, integration, and UI tests
- Creating an automation strategy
- Choosing test tools
- Deciding what to automation
- Identifying the risks and cost of automation
- Implementing test automation
- Using continuous integration
- Measuring code coverage
Skill Level Beginner
Value of automation1m 24s
1. Test Types
2. How to Approach Automation
3. Testing Tools
4. Decide What to Automate
5. Adopt Test Automation
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