Rapid Test Automation in Agile World
In Agile world change is expected at any time and it is very essential for the automation team to align the automation framework suitable for the changes. Mainly when the product development is configurable, it is very essential to build automation engine to generate automated scripts rapidly. I had experienced such a challenge from product stakeholders and overcome it by applying innovative design thinking through our automation engine.
When the team is new to agile and incorporating design innovation to automation with agility is very challenging.
Our product is a configurable product which can be customized to any customer with minimal code changes. Our Testing Team had taken the Stakeholder’s challenge of Automating the product Configuration and successfully implemented POC on configuration automation. Ability to generate object repository from DB had been achieved and this will give the advantage of automation script development even before UI development. POC on Automation engine which can generate Selenium code snippet based on the entity specification is also achieved. This leads to possibility of Automation engine which can be used for any customer.
As you participate, you learn the challenges of rapid automation in agile world, how we overcame the challenges of design innovation with our automation framework, and improved the stakeholder confident.
Outline/Structure of the Talk
1. Test automation in agile world: 5 min
2. Challenges of Test Automation in agile arena : 7 min
3. Innovative design thinking in automation : 20 min
4. Demo of automation engine : 8 min
4. Q&A - 5mins
1. How to implement innovative design thinking in automation
2. How to implement agility in test automation and overcome challenges of agile world.
Agile team members, Scrum Masters, Delivery managers, Test Managers
Prerequisites for Attendees
Basic understanding of agile and automation.
schedule Submitted 6 months ago
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