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Four Steps to Adopt Open-Source Software as Part of Your Test Automation Stack

Published: 04 July 2019

ID: G00388321

Analyst(s): Jim Scheibmeir , Thomas Murphy , Joachim Herschmann


Digital transformation demands reduced development cycle times and high quality, driving early adopters to seek gains via open-source tools. Application leaders must take a strategic and systematic approach to adopt and support open-source testing tools or continue to fall behind digital leaders.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Build Relevant Technical and Team Skills
    • Technical Skills
    • DevOps Skills Required
    • Culture, Training and Collaboration
  • Determine the Need for Commercial Support Versus Self-Support
  • Select Tools Based on a Weighted Index of Criteria
  • Manage Tools Sprawl

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