STAREAST 2021 Concurrent Session : Audit Your Automation: Key to a Successful Test Strategy

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Thursday, April 29, 2021 - 11:30am to 12:30pm

Audit Your Automation: Key to a Successful Test Strategy

Auditing the test automation suite reduces the cost of maintenance and ensures that the key areas are prioritized which in turns improves the quality of the product. “Automating a user story is part of Definition of Done”. “Automate the complete backlog”. “Regression tests should be automated”. How many times have we heard these lines? And during the process of working through the backlog, there comes a point when maintaining the automated tests and looking through the daily failures become more overpowering than working on new tests itself. This is because of the one fundamental myth: Automate Everything. Safiya Bano will walk you through the cost of adding vs maintaining the automation tests and how to avoid falling into an abyss of redundant fixes. She will go through the process of identifying the right set of tests to automate and the strategies to follow to reduce the cost of maintenance.

Safiya Bano
Salesforce

Safiya Bano is currently with Salesforce, working as a Senior Automation QA Engineer. She has a wide testing background spanning manual, automation, mobile, database, API and ETL testing experiences. During her 7 years of experience with multiple industries like Education, E-Commerce, HR, Media and Telecommunications, she has used a variety of methodologies and tools like Selenium, Appium, Java, Python to contribute to better software quality practices. Safiya Bano is currently with Salesforce, working as a Senior Automation QA Engineer. She has a wide testing background spanning manual, automation, mobile, database, API and ETL testing experiences. During her 7 years of experience with multiple industries like Education, E-Commerce, HR, Media and Telecommunications, she has used a variety of methodologies and tools like Selenium, Appium, Java, Python to contribute to better software quality practices.