Juan Delgado, Universidad Panamericana Campus Aguascalientes
Nowadays, most of the organizations are still carry on their testing without test automation, but this means also without the possibility to implement best QA & DevOps practices using CI / CD.
If you would like to start a test automation effort in your organization with formal and mature process, this paper will help you to start and not die trying!
Did you know that failed automation efforts are the main reason that QA managers get fired? This paper uses a Scrum methodology to help understand which steps are required to perform first and why in order to introduce automation in a seamless way and to avert common pitfalls which lead to automation failures.
In the process, this paper will introduce and discuss an Android Open Source project “UP Automation Framework” developed by “The University Panamericana” (a wrapper of libraries) that will help you implement a test automation framework and structure in your organization.
Key takeaways include:
- Testing and Test Automation – Where to use test automation and where to use manual testing
- Mobile Testing – How to implement a test automation framework as part of your mobile testing effort to reduce manual testing
- DevOps (CI and CD) – How to integrate test automation into your continuous integration process
- Scrum – How to approach test automation using a scrum based model