Test automation is imperative for the fast-paced agile projects of today. Testers need to continuously plan, design and execute automated tests to ensure the quality of the software. But the most important task is to decide what to automate first.
In my article published on the TestRail Quality Hub, I have compiled & shared a list of questions to help you prioritise what you should automate next and guide your test automation strategy.
Here is a checklist of questions to ask yourself as you decide on automating a Test Case–
Is the test going to be repeated?
Is it a high-priority feature?
Do you need to run the test with multiple datasets or paths?
Is it a Regression or Smoke Test?
Does this automation lie within the feasibility of your chosen test automation tool?
Is the area of your app that this is testing prone to change?
Is it a Random Negative Test?
Can these tests be executed in parallel, or only in sequential order?
Are you doing it only for the reports?
For the detailed explanation of each of these points, read the complete article here –>