Agile and DevOps change the game for software testing.It’s not just a matter of accelerating testing—it’s also about fundamentally altering the way that quality is measured. Agile requires teams to test faster and earlier. And DevOps demands a more deep-seated shift. The test outcomes required to drive a fully-automated release pipeline are dramatically different than the ones that most teams measure today.
“Sooner or later, Agile and DevOps teams realize they can’t achieve continuous delivery or continuous deployment without continuous testing,” said Wayne Ariola, chief marketing officer at Tricentis. “However, the path to that goal is often unclear—especially for enterprise organizations faced with complex legacy architectures,stringent compliance requirements and a long history of manual testing.”
To deliver the rapid feedback and proactive quality engineering that accelerates testing while protecting the business, the differences between automated testing and continuous testing must be understood and applied.