We have a problem.
Although Agile methodologies and DevOps have reduced development cycle times significantly, today’s software testing is still dominated by manual tests. Today, the testing efforts of a typical enterprise look like this:
Obviously, this testing model will not fare well once DevOps is introduced into the enterprise. Whether they like it or not, companies are being forced to adopt test automation early on in the development process just to keep up with the market demand. It is not an exaggeration to say that literally all of the companies we have talked to want to increase their test automation rates.