TestFlix 2022 - Mesut Durukal

'TestFlix 2022' - Esteemed Speaker

Mesut Durukal

Quality Assurance Automation Engineer

Atomic Talk Title: Isn’t Test Automation a Silver Bullet?

As we all know, automated testing is a great way to reduce manual effort since by this means we can leverage automation to replace the execution of tests by a human tester with virtual pipelines. So, we can eliminate not only a huge need for manpower, but also time and cost.

With such a great looking opportunity, why do we still have to spend so much time on QA activities even if we have automation? Being aware that automation is still very useful, perhaps the question we need to explore is, what doesn’t it solve? Or what are the biggest pitfalls in building test automation itself?

In this talk, I collected my personal experiences focused on the challenges of test automation in global projects.

Talk Takeaways

  • Challenges to cope with in test automation besides advantages.
  • Various possible risks in automating tests.
  • Potential solutions against pitfalls of automation

Speaker Bio

 
Mesut has BSc and MSc degrees from Bogazici University Electrical & Electronics Engineering. He has more than 13 years’ experience in Industrial Automation, IoT platforms, SaaS/PaaS and Cloud Services, Defense Industry, Autonomous Mobile Robots, Embedded and Software applications. Along with having a proficiency in CMMI and Scrum & PMP experiences under his belt, he has taken various roles like Quality Owner and Hiring Manager in the QA teams and Chapter Lead in the organization, leading multiple QA squads in multinational projects.

He has expertise in test automation and integration to CI/CD platforms supporting continuous testing with logging, reporting and root cause analysis packages from scratch. Besides, he has been facilitating test processes and building test lifecycle in the projects. He has initiated several QA POCs like Monitoring and Bugs Management with ML assistance.

He is a frequent international speaker, having UCAAT 8 Best presentation award winner and various program committee membership with various talks:  Click here

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