3Generic Test Automation Architecture

Test automation is not an end in itself, and should provide valuable information about the quality of the test object, thus enabling the organization and the team to make informed decisions at any point in time. This applies during the development of the test object and throughout the entire product lifecycle. Consequently, test automation is not only useful for testing during development, but also for maintenance testing. However, this also means that test automation itself must be maintained throughout the entire lifecycle while remaining cost effective. This is one of the greatest challenges a test automation engineer must face.

3.1Introducing Generic Test Automation Architecture (gTAA)

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