With systems and equipment becoming smart and connected while robotics, embedded software and digital communication causing an exponential growth in data, there’s a growing emphasis on testing and QA.
According to World Quality Report 2015, QA and testing spend is predicted to rise to 40% by 2019, which suggest it to getting out of control. IT spend on QA and testing has been on the rise since 2012. From 18% and 23% in 2012 and 2013 to 26% and 35% in 2014 and 2015 respectively,
With the growing adoption of agile and DevOps, an emphasis on predictive analysis and intelligence-led testing, and increasing automation of QA and testing methods, a new set of skills are required from QA and testing professionals.
DevOps has a straight advantage over the traditional software development and deployment approaches. It reduces the time spent on interleaved phases so that software delivery is close to immediate and glitch free. In such a highly integrated approach where development, testing, quality assurance, and delivery need to work in tandem, automation and system intelligence would come in to play a crucial role. Info graphic Here’s how.
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