Selenium the Agile automation testing tool

Test automation is usually lagging behind development of new functionality. The tools that are used to automate are dependent on the UI and this causes automation of the functionality to start only after the environment and the UI are stable. Selenium is the test automation tool that helps test below the UI layer. The automation […]

Automation in each sprint (Scrum)

The question is should there be a separate product backlog item (PBI)/ User story for test automation in each sprint. The answer to the above question is YES. There should be a separate PBI/ User story for test automation in each sprint. In the first sprint when thinks are still evolving you may not want […]

Reasons to automate the regression test suite

There are four reasons why you should automate the regression test suite 1. It increases the amount of time testers have to test new functionality. (That’s manual exploratory testing. Which requires intelligence, creativity and adaptability. Which requires a human being.) 2. It increases the level of confidence in the regression test results (Let’s be honest, […]

RAD Model Phases

RAD model has the following phases: 1. Business Modeling: The information flow among business functions is defined by answering questions like what information drives the business process, what information is generated, who generates it, where does the information go, who process it and so on. 2. Data Modeling: The information collected from business modeling is […]