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Advanced Software Testing - Vol. 2, 2nd Edition, 2nd Edition by Rex Black

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6 Test Tools and Automation

“What is the business case for automation?”

A question posed by the author to a team of consultants who had been working for a client for four years without making significant progress in the percentage of test cases automated.They were unable to answer the question in any meaningful fashion.

Chapter 6, Test Tools and Automation, of the Advanced syllabus contains the following four sections:

1. Introduction

2. Tool Selection

3. Tool Lifecycle

4. Tool Metrics

6.1 Introduction

Learning objectives

Recall of content only

In this chapter, we’ll expand on the discussion of test tools and automation that is in the Foundation syllabus. We’ll focus on the test manager’s responsibilities in terms of selecting, deploying, using, ...

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