Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 1:00pm to 4:30pm
Human Factors for Test Automation: How People Affect Project SuccessNew
Successful test automation is not just about selecting and implementing tools and a technical infrastructure. People in teams make the changes that are required. People ensure the success or failure of the automation project. Understanding and managing expectations, attitudes toward change, teamwork, motivation, and communication are all vital if automation projects are to succeed. Isabel Evans identifies and discusses human factors around automation, teamwork, and human behavior to enable you to understand resistance to change, overcome mistrust of automation, and moderate inflated expectations of what automation can achieve. Learn why people react as they do to the prospect and actuality of automation projects. Join Isabel to explore new strategies for managing people and teams through their changing emotional responses.