In the modern software development lifecycle, a green build is often hailed as the ultimate hallmark of success. But does it truly signify a bug-free, high-quality product? This session challenges prevailing notions, peeling back the layers of test automation to reveal potential blind spots and misconceptions. We’ll explore how an over-reliance on surface-level metrics can mask underlying issues, leaving critical bugs lurking undetected. By understanding these illusions, attendees will gain insights into optimizing their test automation strategies, ensuring that a green build is not just a facade but a genuine reflection of product robustness.

Takeaways from your talk:

  • Beyond Surface Metrics: Understanding the limitations of solely relying on green builds as indicators of software quality.
  • Unmasking Automation Myths: A deeper dive into common misconceptions that can lead to false confidence in test outcomes.
  • The Real Cost: Insights into the implications of overlooked bugs on user experience, business reputation, and operational costs.
  • Optimized Testing Strategies: Practical guidelines on crafting more comprehensive and effective test automation scripts.
  • Balancing Quantity and Quality: The importance of marrying extensive test coverage with meaningful, targeted test cases.
  • Leveraging AI and Advanced Tools: An introduction to cutting-edge tools and methods that can help in early and accurate bug detection.
  • Future-Proofing Test Automation: Recommendations on staying adaptive and responsive to the evolving landscape of software testing.

November 21 @ 09:00
09:00 — 09:45 (45′)

Milos Sretin