Keeping your Continuous Test Automation Valuable Continuously

Speaker: Eran Kinsbruner, Chief Evangelist and Author at Perfecto, a Perforce company

When executing test automation at scale and continuously the value tends to decline over time, the team should follow recommended practices to keep their tests with high value.

Getting the value from your test automation is fundamental for fast feedback, risk reduction and return on investment from your testing activities. Getting the value from your test automation is fundamental for fast feedback, risk reduction and return on investment from your testing activities.

Once developing the test scenarios, teams cannot stop monitoring and ensuring that their tests continuously bring value, are not flaky, and can support the latest functionalities in your web and mobile apps. Teams often “forget” about their tests once they have been developed and integrated into the CI pipeline regardless of the value they bring.

  1. How to make smart decisions regarding which test scenarios to automate?
  2. What are the criteria for a test to get included in the CI and continuous testing pipeline?
  3. How to continuously maintain the tests and optimize your suite so it continues to bring value?
  4. See a live demo of smart reporting and analytics that can serve as a monitoring and test maintenance tool


Speaker Biography:

Eran Kinsbruner, Chief Evangelist and Author at Perfecto, a Perforce company authored two books, The Digital Quality Handbook and Continuous Testing for DevOps Professionals. Eran is also a monthly columnist at InfoWorld.com and The Enterprisers Project. Eran is a software engineering professional with nearly twenty years of experience at companies such as Matrix, Sun Microsystems, General Electric, Texas Instruments, and NeuStar. He holds various industry certifications from ISTQB, CMMI, and others. Eran is a recognized mobile testing influencer and thought leader, as well as an experienced speaker in the major software engineering conferences. He is also a public speaker, researcher, blogger, and a patent-holding inventor for a test exclusion automated mechanism for mobile J2ME testing. He can be found all over social media, including on Facebook, Twitter (@ek121268), LinkedIn, and his professional blog, continuoustesting.blog.