- is true of automation. Look for high-value test cases—usually those that are repetitive but not necessarily complex—and automate them first. Then reinvest the time saved into more automation.
- Know when to say no: If your process is a mess and your team is under stress, wait until you can get your house in order and catch your breath before you tackle automation.
By observing these simple rules, you can get your automation tools off the shelf and whip your application into shape.