Harry Robinson, Serious Quality, LLC.
Exploratory testing emphasizes human creativity and thinking, but its effectiveness is limited if you restrict yourself to manual testing.
Test automation focuses on speed and power, but it rarely finds interesting bugs and is usually relegated to regression test duty.
Exploratory test automation blends the best of the two approaches – combining human judgment and computer horsepower to create testing that is thorough, robust, and flexible. This workshop shows you how to extend the reach of your exploratory testing using creative problem-solving, lightweight automation, heuristic oracles, and common sense.
As economist Leo Cherne said in the 1970s:”The computer is incredibly fast, accurate, and stupid. Man is unbelievably slow, inaccurate, and brilliant. The marriage of the two is a force beyond calculation.”
Target Audience: Intermediate to Advanced
2010 Workshop, Harry Robinson, Paper, Slides, Notes, Video.