“How #testing kills #DevOps”—new from Tricentis CMO Wayne Ariola at


Upcoming/Current trends in Quality Assurance & Testing.

Planning on testing is becoming much more proactive and upfront. There is a greater realization that testing becomes a bottleneck without upfront planning.

“The longer you wait to test, the bigger the problems you’ll find”

Organizations continue to focus on protecting the customer value and business outcomes rather then preventing defects in software.

Based on World Quality Report 2017, it has been recommended that the below 5 technology are the current trends in market.

  • Digital transformation
  • Agile & Devops
  • Test Automation
  • industrialization
  • Test Data Management & Environment

Organizations & test teams in all sectors continue to use new technologies to accelerate change and connect in new ways with their customers. This gives QA & testing professonals a bigger role to play in the strategic imperative to embed customer experience at transformation programs.

Top 7 challenges in Application Development (Reference World Quality Report 2016).



While there is evidence of progress, organization & teams will need to continually focus of these areas to keep up with the rate of change in transformation & technology.