Agile + DevOps West 2020 Concurrent Session : Fixing Your Automation Challenges in the Era of CI/CD


Wednesday, June 10, 2020 - 11:45am to 12:45pm

Fixing Your Automation Challenges in the Era of CI/CD

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Continuous Delivery is now the holy grail of IT organizations, but most companies are still struggling with the transition into shorter release cycles and faster, more frequent deployments. A key challenge that companies are facing in that transition lies around test automation, and in this talk we will cover these challenges in details and demonstrate how successful companies are addressing it. The key takeaways from this session include testability hacks + best practices, tips for reducing your testing matrix to support the automation speed required for frequent builds/releases, examples of team structure/architecture from leading companies to support better alignment around automation, and finally, learnings/Issues to avoid when designing your automation architecture


Moshe Milman is the cofounder of Applitools, a cloud service for automated visual testing. As part of his role at Applitools, he helps dozens of companies across the industry implement state-of-the-art test automation suites. Moshe is passionate about software testing and frequently gives talks about it in various conferences around the globe. Before starting Applitools, he served at various VP roles overseeing product, QA, and professional services. Moshe holds a bachelor’s degree in information systems from the Technion—Israel Institute of Technology and an MBA from IDC (Wharton Business School's Global Consulting Practicum).