InfoQ.com: Unlocking Continuous Testing: The Four Best Practices Necessary for Success

Unlocking Continuous Testing: The Four Best Practices Necessary for Success.

Key Takeaways:

  • Organizations have shifted en masse toward new agile development methodologies, believing that doing so would lead to faster release cycles, better product quality and happier customers.
  • However problems are afoot: According to Forrester, the percentage of organizations releasing software on an at least monthly basis declined from 36 percent in 2017 to 27 percent in 2018.
  • Testing can be one of the single biggest roadblocks standing between organizations and their agile objectives.
  • While the majority of organizations have enthusiastically embraced agile planning and development, most still find themselves unable to effectively implement continuous testing throughout the software development lifecycle.
  • There are four best practices to help overcome this: focus on test quality, keep your tests short and atomic, test across multiple platforms, and leverage parallelization

https://www.infoq.com/articles/continuous-testing-best-practices/