Why You Shouldn’t Automate – And Why You Will Anyway
Automation has been touted as a way to speed up release delivery, improve quality, and reduce testing costs. However, what if there is a different side to this story? Come hear an opposing view to automation—and why it may actually cost your organization time, resources, and even quality. Kevin Pyles discusses why automation projects continue to fail, why automation checks should take a backseat to manual testing, and why the cost of automation is just too high. Kevin suggests you “just say no” to automation. But with pressure from your manager and great industry marketing hype, chances are you will still go back to your office and automate. Kevin shares a formula to determine if your automation efforts are achieving your desired ROI. He discusses some signs to recognize when your automation efforts are failing. Take this formula and these valuable signs back to your office and evaluate your automation efforts for yourself.