Organizations need test automation to achieve the benefits of agile team velocity and Dev/Ops continuous delivery. Although everyone want automation, it’s not a simple one-size fits all solution. Test automation is an investment with many aspects from strategies and tools to people. Mistakes are made that lead organizations to abandon test automation due to high cost or not reaping full benefits. Automation, when used effectively, can yield substantial opportunities to accelerate delivery of quality software. This session will help you build a robust automation strategy that aligns to your organization’s automation goals and avoids common pitfalls. Join Scot to learn about defining clear automation goals, selecting the right-fit automation tool, automating at the right level (UI vs API), identifying target tests for automation, integrating automation within your development process, maintaining your automation suite, having the required automation skills in your team, and more. Real world examples will be included for these automation challenges and their solutions, so you can swing past the automation tar pit to successful automation.