Topic: test automation

Buyers Guide: AI and the evolution of test automation

Test automation has undergone quite an evolution in the decades since it first became possible.  Yet despite the obvious benefits, the digitalization of the software development industry has created some new challenges. It comes down to three big things, according to Kevin Parker, vice president of product at Appvance. The first is velocity and how … continue reading

Take advantage of AI-augmented software testing

The artificial intelligence-augmented software-testing market continues to rapidly evolve. As applications become increasingly complex, AI-augmented testing plays a critical role in helping teams deliver high-quality applications at speed.  By 2027, 80% of enterprises will have integrated AI-augmented testing tools into their software engineering toolchain, which is a significant increase from 10% in 2022, according to … continue reading

Perforce adds generative AI to test automation platform

Perforce Software, a DevOps solutions provider, has introduced Test Data Pro by BlazeMeter, an advanced component of its continuous testing platform.  Test Data Pro utilizes AI technology to streamline and make test data generation more accessible. The primary goal is to address the significant challenge of obtaining accurate and synchronized test data, which is particularly … continue reading

Tricentis Acquires Codeless Mobile Test Automation Platform Waldo

AUSTIN, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Tricentis, a global leader in continuous testing and quality engineering, announced today the acquisition of Waldo, a SaaS-based, no-code, zero-footprint mobile test automation platform. Waldo complements and extends Tricentis’ mobile testing offerings with new test automation capabilities, including native, hybrid, and web mobile application testing using virtual devices supporting iOS simulators and Android emulators. … continue reading

In the low-code era, codeless testing tools deliver the efficiency and profitability coded test automation can’t

The use of low code and no code gained traction in recent years as demand continues to rise for faster and more efficient application development. To keep pace with the influx of newly built applications, many IT leaders are investing in testing automation — a market that’s projected to show a compound annual growth rate of … continue reading

Automated testing still lags

Automated testing initiatives still lag behind in many organizations as increasingly complex testing environments are met with a lack of skilled personnel to set up tests.  Recent research conducted by Forrester and commissioned by Keysight found that while only 11% of respondents had fully automated testing, 84% percent of respondents said that the majority of … continue reading

Disrupting the economics of software testing through AI

EMA (Enterprise Management Associates) recently released a report titled “Disrupting the Economics of Software Testing Through AI.” In this report, author Torsten Volk, managing research director at EMA, discusses the reasons why traditional approaches to software quality cannot scale to meet the needs of modern software delivery. He highlights five key categories of AI and … continue reading

SD Times news digest: Qt acquires froglogic, the Embedded Software Testing & Compliance Summit, and Catchpoint’s virtual SRE community event

Qt announced that it will acquire froglogic GmbH, a major provider of quality assurance tools, to bring froglogic’s test automation tools into the Qt product portfolio. “As The Qt Company continues its growth, the acquisition of froglogic is an important milestone in  broadening Qt’s best-in-class software development tools and building in automated testing and code … continue reading

Report: 90% of organizations are implementing test automation

Automation is becoming increasingly tied to the testing process. According to PractiTest’s recently released State of Testing report, 90% of organizations implement test automation into their processes. Ninety-seven percent of respondents said that functional testing automation was important for success, and 96% said test automation patterns, principles, and practices were also critical.  This automation isn’t … continue reading

Applitools serves up new test automation recipes in Automation Cookbook

Applitools has launched an Automation Cookbook to help upskill developers and test engineers. The new cookbook will feature free bite-sized videos, test automation recipes and a Test Kitchen to practice in for free.  The cookbook was created by a team from Applitools Test Automation University. According to Colby Fayock, a developer advocate at Applitools who … continue reading

SD Times news digest: Tricentis TestProject 2.0, IBM Quantum Composer and IBM Quantum Lab, and Sonatype acquires MuseDev

The new version of Tricentis TestProject supports both hybrid cloud and offline options, which enables testing teams to securely automate web, Android, and iOS applications, and to deliver products at speed without limitations.  Version 2.0 enables users to save tests and reports on TestProject’s secure hybrid cloud and to benefit from zero server maintenance, end-to-end … continue reading

SD Times news digest: Sauce Labs acquires TestFairy, Git 2.31 released, and Jscrambler now integrates with GitLab

Sauce Labs announced that it acquired Test Fairy, a provider of an enterprise-grade mobile platform designed to help companies streamline their development processes.  According to Sauce Labs, the acquisition enhances its real-device cloud capabilities along with  its emulator/simulator offering with a developer-centric mobile testing solution to help developers deploy beta apps quickly and get real-user … continue reading

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