Four Software Testing Trends to Look Out For
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Four Software Testing Trends to Look Out For

By CIOReview | Thursday, June 24, 2021

QA engineers may design test case scenarios with zero coding skills and reduce the time spent on recurring test cases with such codeless automated testing solutions.

Fremont, CA: Software testing is undergoing a transformation. It is constantly developing and advancing with the altering technology landscape, from AI to ML. In addition, the software testing industry is quickly expanding. Because software testing is crucial, every company will need to be on top of its game as we enter the next decade. The following are four software testing trends to keep an eye on:

Blockchain Tests

Companies face the greatest adoption costs, privacy, and regulatory difficulties, and inconsistencies in legacy system integration, to name a few difficulties. Encryption, validation, transmission, decryption, and a single hiccup that might cause the system to stop working are all part of the sophisticated transaction operation. As a result, extensive tests have become mission-critical.

Rising Demand for IoT and Big Data Testing

The Internet of Things (IoT) is a rapidly evolving technology concept. The 5G standard will soon be accepted by the Internet of Things. It introduces a slew of new gadgets to the market, and the possibilities for testing protocols, devices, platforms, and operating systems are endless. The demand for performance, security, compatibility, usability, and data integrity testing will increase as the software testing, and QA market grows. Only a small percentage of businesses use IoT testing methodologies. This trend, however, is expected to continue in the following decades.

Codeless Automated Testing

Codeless test automation technologies are based on Artificial Intelligence and visual modeling, allowing for the rapid creation of test cases for test automation. QA engineers may design test case scenarios with zero coding skills and reduce the time spent on recurring test cases with such codeless automated testing solutions. One of the software testing trends to watch out for will be the increased adoption of codeless automated test technologies.

Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence for Automation

With analytics and reporting, software testing and quality assurance teams can improve their automated test methodologies and keep up with recurring releases by leveraging Machine Learning (ML) and Artificial Intelligence (AI). Software testers, for example, can employ AI algorithms to identify and prioritize the scope for more automated testing. AI-powered test programs may optimize test suites after detecting redundant test cases and ensure optimal test coverage by inspecting keywords from an RTM, in addition to sorting out software test workloads.

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