TestFlix 2021 – Matias Fornara Ernst

'TestFlix 2021' - Esteemed Speaker​

Matias Fornara Ernst

Lead Quality Engineer at Abstracta Inc.

Atomic Talk Title: Reviewing your test automation strategy

Automation has gone from optional to mandatory in the past few years when it comes to developing software at speed. It has led teams and especially testers to adapt and evolve together with new technologies for coping with the automation needs.

No matter the original motivation, you might have somehow ended up crafting a strategy for doing test automation.

Now the question is, how did it mature? When was the last time you actually took a moment to do a little retrospective regarding your automation strategy? More so, when was the last time that someone reviewed the scripts themselves?

We will share three specific strategies we use to review and improve the quality of our test automation. We will show you how every detail counts, since asking the right questions at the right time, validating the way we are picking our selectors, making sure there is proper communication between the automators and the rest of the team, to taking a step back when it is necessary, to assess the current situation and how could be improved if it could be or changed towards a different direction.

Takeaways:

  1. How to review the general test strategy and the automation role
  2. How to review your test code and improve it
  3. How to avoid duplications and waste in your test automation efforts
  4. Considerations on how to form teams

 

Speaker Bio

Matías has more than 8 of experience in the IT industry and more than 4 working in Abstracta as Lead Quality Engineer focused on functional, automation, and performance projects.
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