Course Content and Agenda

The course consists of eight modules, spread over three days.

The Purpose of Test Automation

Explain the objectives, advantages, disadvantages and limitations of test automation

Success Factors in Test Automation

Identify technical success factors of a test automation project

  • SUT Factors Influencing Test Automation
  • Tool Evaluation and Selection
  • Design for Testibility and Automation
  • Introduction to Generic Test Automation Architecture
  • Test Automation Architecture Design
  • TAS Development
  • Selection of Test Automation Approach and Planning Deployment/Rollout
  • Risk Assessment and Mitigation Strategies
  • Test Automation Maintenance
  • Selection of TAS Metrics
  • Implementation of Measurement
  • Logging of the TAS and the SUT
  • Test Automation Reporting
  • Criteria for Automation
  • Identifying Steps Needed to Implement Automation with Regression Testing
  • Factors to Consider When Implementing Automation with New Feature Testing
  • Factors to Consider When Implementing Automation of Confirmation Testing
  • Verifying Automated Test Environment Components
  • Verifying Automated Test Suites
  • Options for Improving Test Automation
  • Planning the Implementation of Test Automation Improvement