STARWEST 2003: Surviving The Top Ten Challenges of Software Test Automation
Although test automation has been around for years, many organizations still have difficulty making automated testing a reality. Although organizations see the value in using automated test tools, research shows that most organizations perform more manual testing than automated testing. This presentation examines the big challenges in test automation and describes ways that successful organizations have overcome them. Learn how to apply these lessons in your organization to add value to your testing efforts. Topics include: how to organize your team for test automation; how to find the right tools; how to get and keep management support; creative ways to train people to use test tools; how to manage people's expectations; how to control and maintain automated testware; and how to integrate tool usage into existing test processes.