Economics of Testing Automation?


From an economic perspective there is widespread agreement in the QA community that test automation can deliver tremendous benefits to software organisations. However, it is not so straightforward to develop a realistic Business Case for investing in Test Automation and the potential ROI varies significantly depending on the organisation, the development and testing processes and the technology used.

I would be interested to know if any of you is aware of a usable reference model or good source of industry data to help estimate the effort reductions that can be achieved by automating parts of the testing process. What are the manual activities that consume the most effort today What percentage of the testing process can be truly automated Is automation to answer to all the waste and inefficiencies of our current testing processes
Id like to hear your thoughts...
Posted On: Sunday 11th of November 2012 11:50:39 PM Total Views:  230
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