50 Ways to ... Improve Test Automation

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Although this session is not about Paul Simon's famous song, "50 Ways to Leave Your Lover", it will be most entertaining nonetheless. In this fast-paced presentation, Mark Fewster shares fifty ways for you to consider, adopt, or adapt to meet your organization's needs-management, metrics, organizational structure, scripting methods, comparison techniques, testware architecture, and many more. These ideas will give you fresh insight into your current processes and help you identify actions to reverse undesirable trends, correct ailing procedures, and magnify the benefits of test automation. Although the ideas cannot be discussed in great detail due to time restrictions, there will be enough information for you to understand and then apply. So join Mark-become informed, enthusiastic, and even entertained by this whirlwind of test automation ideas.

About the author

Mark Fewster's picture Mark Fewster

Mark Fewster has 20 something years of industrial experience in software testing. Since joining Grove Consultants in 1993, he has provided consultancy and training in software testing, particularly in the application of testing techniques and test automation. He has published papers in respected journals and is a popular speaker at national and international conferences and seminars. Mark is co-author of the book Software Test Automation with Dorothy Graham, published by Addison-Wesley. In 2006 he received the Mercury BTO Innovation in Quality Award.

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