Choosing the appropriate tool and building the right framework are typically thought of as the main challenges to successful test automation. However, even after careful tool selection and advanced automation framework construction, long-term success proves elusive to many. Lee Barnes discusses the key strategy components that must be in place to avoid becoming another test automation statistic. Learn the importance of, and techniques for, assessing your organization’s readiness for test automation in foundational areas including test objectives, organizational structure, process integration, environment and resources/skills. Once you understand your state of readiness, you can begin to formulate a strategy for addressing gaps and laying the groundwork for long-term success. Lee presents a framework for developing a solid test automation strategy that addresses automation scope, required organizational & process changes, and implementation roadmap. Take back a blue print for implementing successful test automation in a way that uniquely fits your organization, and become a positive test automation statistic!