For the past 15-plus years, organisations have turned to test automation as a
way to improve efficiency in the Software Development Life Cycle. Yet despite
heavy investment, software testing is still often the bottleneck in the
delivery cycle. In a recent survey of CIOs, Original Software found that only
6% were totally happy with their automation. The scary thing is that this is
tolerated - It’s the norm!
“Only in a world this shitty could you even try to say these were innocent
people and keep a straight face. But that's the point. We see a deadly sin on
every street corner, in every home, and we tolerate it. We tolerate it
because it's common, it's trivial. We tolerate it morning, noon, and night.
Well, not anymore. I'm setting the example.”
John Doe (Kevin Spacey) in Se7en
Undoubtedly Test Automation has failed to achieve for the masses. But why is
this the cas... (more)