What is test automation strategy?

By | July 19, 2021

It outlines the overall plan for automation testing to ensure better reliability and better testing experience.

Defining the resource requirements

  • Human resources like testers, senior testers and leads are to be defined.
  • Their roles and responsibilities must be made clear
  • Must ensure the resources are knowledgeable without skill gaps.

Automation tools

  • The required tools must be selected.
  • The test environment and test data must be defined.
  • The automation framework must be chosen whether modular, data oriented or hybrid framework is being used.
  • The creating running and maintaining of the tools must be noted.

Risk assessment

The risk assessment is carried out for human resource, skill gap, environment and others.

Benefits of test automation strategy

  • Improves the test quality and efficiency.
  • Saves time and effort.
  • It increases the test coverage.
  • It reduces the manual testing and hence speeds up work.

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