Continuous Testing in 2019: What You Missed Already
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If the volume of continuous testing content produced and discussed in January is any indication, 2019 is poised to be a breakthrough year for continuous testing.
Unless you’re as obsessed with continuous testing as we are, you probably missed at least a few of the new continuous testing resources that people are already talking about. Here’s a quick recap of new continuous testing articles, blogs, and ebooks that were published in the last month:
The 4 Keys to Effective Continuous Testing
Lubos Parobek outlines 4 critical pillars for continuous testing success:
Make a cultural commitment to collaboration and quality
Apply a broad range of tests, anchored by automation
Leverage cloud for breadth and scalability
Develop a strategic approach to analytics.
Continuous Testing Reference Guide
This DZone Guide explores what continuous testing really involves, presents new research on why it’s so critical for Agile + DevOps, and offers tips to help you make it a reality in your own team and organization. There are four main sections:
Continuous Testing vs. Test Automation
Continuous Testing and Agile + DevOps Success
The Top Roadblocks to Continuous Testing
The Path to Continuous Testing.
Resolving Software Failures with Continuous Testing
After making a great case for the importance of continuous testing and showing that the industry, as a whole, is far from where we need to be, this article outlines some process changes that are helpful for bridging the gap. It closes by suggesting how AI can help us bring test automation to an acceptable level.
Crowdsourced Continuous Testing With Rainforest’s Derek Choy
This podcast and transcript explores a continuous testing angle that’s rarely discussed: crowdsourced continuous testing. In addition to looking at how crowdsourcing can be used to scale continuous testing, the discussion also touches upon hot topic issues like, "When can you release without adequate testing?" and "What level of quality is really required for an MVP?"
5 Trends that Will Shape Testing in 2019
This Forbes article predicts that the following 5 trends will change and shape testing this year:
Organizations look to shift testing left
Developers embrace headless testing,
Cloud brings agility, scalability, and cost control to testing
Late adopters seek increased automation
New testing frameworks start to emerge.
Testing Can Hold Back Digital Transformation—Or Drive it Forward
If you have a slow testing process standing between highly-accelerated development and operations processes, you can’t achieve the desired delivery speed…period. This article looks at how several organizations are transforming their testing process to remove this bottleneck, and what impact it’s having on the business.
The State of Continuous Testing: It’s a Journey, Not a Destination
Christopher Null provides a sobering look at the current state of continous testing. Two of the core challenges with continous testing, he writes, are 1) brittle tests triggering false positives that are time-consuming to review and resolve and 2) tests that aren’t sophisticated enough to expose the defects lurking in the application.
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