‘Software Fail Watch: 2015 in Review’ makes a strong case for how vital software testing is, and continues to be, despite those who proclaim the “death of testing“. As technology advances and enterprises race to develop the newest groundbreaking app, the demand for fast, efficient, and comprehensive testing only grows.
Comprehensive testing within short product sprints is not always possible however, making risk based testing the best way forward. Ultimately, testing harder isn’t the answer here – testing smarter is.
Ultimately this report serves as a crucial reminder of how easily a software bug can destroy enterprise value – making the role of testing as much about brand protection as it is about quality assurance.
Founder and CPO of Tricentis