Category Archives: Automation

Will Machine Learning and AI Replace Manual Testers?

If you read my last blog, you might remember that I mentioned that some people thought that Agile had killed QA. Well, here we are again. In this blog, we are talking about the possible demise of another aspect of traditional testing. This time the aggressors are Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence. The victim is manual testing. Will Machine Learning and AI replace manual testers? The short answer is no. The longer answer is heck, no! My money is on manual testers continuing to...

Five Common Missteps in Selenium Test Automation Implementations

Chances are, if you are responsible for the testing of web applications for your organization, you’ve explored or at least heard of Selenium as a potential automation tool. And why not? It’s open source, so no sticker shock on licensing fees. Better yet, no yearly maintenance fees. But just as multiple challenges exist when implementing purchased automation tools; there is much consideration that must be taken when selecting the right automation tools for your test efforts. Selenium...