Grace Hopper Annual Conference Schedule


ITS Productization: Dorothy Graham

October 15 12:00 pm-1:00 pm
George Bush Grand Ballrooms A-C Level Three GRBCC
TRACK: Productization
Presentation / Lightning Talk
Intelligent Mistakes in Software Test Automation
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Automating software test execution is increasingly popular, but pitfalls and misconceptions are common. What seems very sensible may actually lead to serious problems. Dot explains why expecting automated tests to find lots of bugs is wrong, how tool cost doesn’t always correlate with benefit, what’s wrong with automating “all our manual tests”, how ROI can be dangerous, and why testers may not make the best tool experts.