Chapter 5

Test Automation Metrics

Test automation project monitoring and tracking is an important process of test automation life cycle (TALC). Most of us must have worked on or heard about at least one automation project that failed in spite of the best-laid plans. Most of the times, a single reason cannot be the cause of failure. Processes, people, targets, schedules, technical complexities, and budgets can all contribute. Based on such past experiences, I have learnt that to successfully implement a test automation project, it is required that people with right skills are hired; right automation tool is selected, appropriate automation architecture and framework are designed, and clear goals and strategies are defined and implemented. In ...

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