Chapter 2. Decision to Automate Test

If you want a high quality software system, you must ensure each of its parts is of high quality.

Watts Humphrey

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An organization has determined that its current testing program is not effective. An organizational need analysis has been conducted, and the outcome has shown that the current manual testing process requires improvement. The organization is looking for a more repeatable and less error-prone testing approach. An improvement analysis determines that automated testing should be introduced.

The organization’s test lead has just been informed about the decision to introduce an automated testing, although ...

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