Test Automation in a Left Shifting World

Software has continued to grow in complexity and sheer size while often times requiring shorter and shorter release schedules. One solution to these market pressures has been the “Shift Left” methodology of product development. An essential piece of this approach is test automation. Test sooner and more often is the rallying cry of “Shift Lefters” everywhere. The problem is the automation they talk about is automated Unit Testing which comes with a set of limitations. This presentation will discuss how and more importantly when to implement different types of test automation. How can a development team continue to grow coverage for their test automation while still delivering code in a timely fashion? What about API testing? What about performance testing? Attendees will learn how to approach test automation that is both robust and fast. Don’t get left behind, make sure you join us for Test Automation in a Left Shifting World.

Session Takeaways:

  • Learn techniques for implementing and maintaining test automation in fast paced Shift Left organizations.
  • How to coordinate between QA and Development to implement test automation that provides extensive and scalable coverage while also delivering products quickly.
  • How to define roles for and make the most of, test automation in a Shift Left organization.

Automation
Location: Cirrus A Date: September 29, 2017 Time: 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm Dean Carvin - Checkpoint Tech Dean Carvin