Lately, I have read several contradictory articles on Artificial Intelligence (AI). Some have trepidation that machines will replace human, others predict that technology is here to work for us and not against us. Both frontiers have their own valid arguments, fostered by numbers and statistics, some which are difficult to negate.
Automation is one of the jazziest terms used in the software Industry. If you are working in an IT company you will see that there is a race going on between product owners and managers to implement automation in their projects.
[This is a followup to an earlier post on the Myths of Agile Testing.]
Following up on our first webinar on successfully conducting testing in an Agile development environment, we ran a second webinar for Europe. This again generated more questions than we could answer in the webinar itself, so we've collected and answered these below, we hope they are informative for those of you seeking to better employ testing in your Agile projects.
In a talk earlier this year to employees, Nokia CEO Stephen Elop asked a question that many were probably afraid to answer truthfully, given how Nokia is struggling to combat the iPhone. As BusinessWeek described it:
Aricent's Executive VP of Carrier Services and Solutions, Patrick Joggerst, gives his thoughts on how 4G gives carriers opportunities to deliver differentiated user experiences. Speaking at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona in February, Patrick also discusses how the all-IP environment of 4G will lead to a massive escalation of machine-to-machine (M2M) data traffic. Looking at the opportunities and challenges posed by smartphones, mobile social networking, and managing CapEx/OpEx, Patrick covers a lot of ground in this interview.