Companies are expected to deliver software to the market at lightning speeds. The Software must perform and behave as Customers, the Industry, and humans expect. Test Automation is expected to not only keep pace with development but also exceed development velocity. Test Automation is expected to cover functional and non-functional areas including validating performance, scalability, security, durability, resiliency, and the list goes on.
Quality, Test Automation, and Continuous Testing can no longer be an afterthought. Companies must plan their continuous Testing Strategy and Quality Gates implementations into their DevOps pipelines. One of the most overlooked and under-planned aspects of developing test automation is designing and architecting the “ecosystem” or Test Automation Framework required to build consistent, scalable test automation that can supersede development velocity while generating repeatable results.
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In this presentation, Steve will discuss the key ingredients and value of TAFs including his experience transforming his prior organization from waterfall to agile to fully automated DevOps pipelines.