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DDT – Digital Driven Testing

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Exploratory Testing, Continuous Integration and UI Automation in a Digital studio


It started when I took on a role with a predominantly .Net digital studio in Brisbane in late 2011. They had not had a testing team before and it seemed I was the first Full time tester employed, there had however been a part timer working there who later joined us as full time.
They had some idea where they wanted to be in terms of a testing strategy and were looking at hiring a team to help with plan implementation and provide the execution.
A Few weeks into it and a ton of manual testing later we got a third member to the team who was a string manual tester which would help the cause, while we were trying to work on building an internal strategy it seemed all the testing resource was being consumed by the work load, it carried on this way until pretty much the end of the year.

Early into the new year and overwhelmed by the amount of manual testing (more often than not it was actually “confirming” rath…