Tackling the First Mile in Test Automation with Jonathon Wright

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Welcome back to the TestGuild Automation Podcast! In today's episode, we have a fascinating conversation with our special guest, Jonathon Wright. Jonathon is a renowned test automation expert and the Chief Technology Evangelist at Keysight Technologies. In this episode, Jonathon dives deep into the world of test automation, tackling the challenges of getting started with test automation and scaling. Jonathan emphasizes the importance of moving beyond just having test scripts and instead focusing on business-oriented metrics and software quality assurance. He discusses the shift towards a build-versus-buy approach and the need for software vendors to demonstrate maturity and quality engineering. Jonathon also introduces the concept of “Assurity” as a model for software assurance, with quality being the top priority. Throughout the episode, Jonathon touches on various topics, such as leveraging automation to overcome manual testing challenges, the advancements in tools and their impact on the testing industry, the role of large language models in automation testing, and the future of automation and testing. Join us as we explore these critical insights and gain Jonathan's actionable advice on navigating the evolving landscape of test automation. Plus, take advantage of his upcoming webinar on The Roadmap to Zero Manual Testing: Leveraging Automation. You can register for the webinar at testguild.com/key. So, grab your headphones and prepare for an enlightening episode filled with valuable insights and practical advice. Let's dive in!

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About Jonathon Wright

Jonathon Wright

Jonathon is a familiar face to anyone in the quality assurance and test automation space. He is recognized as a thought leader in the testing community, most recently through his tenure as President of Vivit, the world’s largest independent user community with over 70,000 members across 190 countries. Alongside this, he hosts the popular QA Lead podcast, where he regularly interviews leading influencers across the industry. In his spare time, Jonathon sits on the ISO 29119 part 11 committee for Testing AI-based systems, the European Commission’s AI Alliance, and co-authored ‘AI in Testing’ with Rex Black. Jonathan is proud to have recently joined the Eggplant team at Keysight Technologies as their Chief Technology Evangelist.

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