Automation Hangout

The Automation Hangout is a podcast about the latest trends, toolsets, and practices in software testing, test automation, DevOps, performance testing, and mobile testing. Leaders from product, IT services, and Global 1000 companies are among our guests. They give IT professionals valuable advice on how to increase automation, choose the right technologies, and get the most out of their investments. In addition to The Automation Hangout, we also run a blog at where we share best practices with software development test engineers on the software testing life cycle, test automation tools, performance testing, Cloud, and DevOps. Join us to get expert advice and tips on everything to do with software testing and automation.

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Wednesday Mar 22, 2023

In the world of software development, the use of open-source libraries and frameworks has become increasingly popular. However, this practice also introduces security risks that can compromise the entire application. That's where Software Composition Analysis (SCA) comes in. In this podcast, we explore the world of SCA and its benefits for secure code.
Join us as we discuss the latest trends in SCA, how it can help you identify vulnerabilities and dependencies, and how it can improve your overall code quality. We'll also share best practices for implementing SCA in your software development process and highlight real-life success stories. Whether you're a seasoned developer or just starting, this podcast is a must-listen for anyone interested in keeping their software secure and efficient. Tune in now to unlock the power of SCA!

Friday Dec 09, 2022

As the number of tests increases and the demand for more frequent execution emerges, the expense of manual testing can quickly escalate. Automation can be an excellent approach to cutting expenses; nevertheless, the transition from manual to automated testing needs considerable effort. Let's examine when and how you should make this shift, assess the present health of your manual tests, and identify the most efficient strategy for migrating these assets to automation.

Friday Sep 09, 2022

An exciting conversation with CEO and Co-Founder of OpKey Pankaj Goel around Test Automation. Pankaj shares valuable insights on how OpKey can help cut down implementation timelines of applications like SalesForce, CRM Dynamics, SAP, etc. He also discusses the increasing trend around No Code Development, best practices to succeed with test automation, Artificial Intelligence, and many more. Pankaj also touches upon how pre-fabricated automation assets can help start with test automation quickly.

Monday Jun 27, 2022

In this episode of Automation Hangout, Shriram Krishnan, Vice President of ACCELQ, joins us to discuss the capabilities of his company's test automation platform. He discusses how cloud technology and artificial intelligence can improve efficiency. He also touches upon the need for end-to-end testing and the key reasons behind the improved adoption of scriptless automation platforms.

Thursday Jun 09, 2022

In this episode of Automation Hangout, Geraint Waters, CEO, and Co-Founder of Provar joins us to discuss the capabilities of the Provar Test Automation platform. He shares several best practices for implementing test automation effectively and trends around SalesForce DevOps, handling automation script failure, Provar's capabilities for end-to-end testing, and the roadmap for the platform. 
We are happy to inform you that our podcast has been listed by Feedspot last month in the Top 20 Software Testing Podcasts. 

Tuesday May 17, 2022

In this episode of Automation Hangout, Eran Kinsbruner, the Chief DevOps Evangelist at Perforce Software, joins us. He is a well-known blogger and conference speaker, and he has written four books on software engineering. Eran shares his thoughts and several use cases on how AI and automation can help improve software testing efficiency. He also discusses the usage of RPA for test life cycle automation, AI Ops, and his most recent book, "A Frontend Web Developer's Guide to Testing."

Wednesday May 11, 2022

Bad data caused by flaws in the ETL process can lead to poor strategic decision-making. and can cost up to $14 million per year on average. Bill Hayduk, Founder, and CEO of RTTS/QuerySurge discuss the latest data engineering and validation trends. He discusses how data validation tests can be integrated into the DevOps pipeline and the skills needed to succeed in the data testing stream.

Wednesday Apr 27, 2022

An estimated 85 percent of the world's enterprise data is stored in an unstructured format, which is out of the reach of traditional automation, BI, and Analytics solutions. Slater Victoroff, CTO of Indico Platform, shares his views on how data analytics, advanced artificial intelligence, and machine learning can analyze and process unstructured data. He also touches upon how insights and process automation capabilities can be used to accelerate business transformation initiatives.

Thursday Apr 21, 2022

Prabhjot Singh is the CEO of Pyze, a Process Intelligence Platform. He joins Automation Hangout to share insights on applying process intelligence and analytics to identify bottlenecks, improve productivity and drive business results. Prabhjot also touches upon several use cases around product development, customer services, and application modernization, where process intelligence and business value analytics can be applied to maximize results.

Tuesday Apr 12, 2022

Test data management is a critical and time-consuming activity in the testing lifecycle. Test cycles are slowed by a heavy reliance on production data and centralized test data teams. Garth Rose, the CEO of Genrocket, joins us in this episode to discuss how synthetic test data can help us accelerate test cycles. Garth also discusses self-service portals, reusable test data packs, DevOps integration, and the use of synthetic data to test AI-powered applications.
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➡️ Over the course of the previous two decades, I've spent more than 45,0000 hours working with Global 1000 firms to enhance product quality, decrease release times, and cut down costs. Through the results, I've been able to touch more than 50 million lives by providing them with enhanced customer experience.

➡️ Functional Testing of Products was my first job, and I later worked in Test Automation, RPA, and DevOps. I've developed a solid reputation as the go-to person for everything automation-related thanks to this experience.

➡️ NoSkript is an intelligent quality assurance platform that I conceptualized, designed, and implemented. It accelerates test automation implementation by 1.5X while lowering quality costs by 15%. I, therefore, have a great deal of experience in improving quality by utilizing the appropriate tools, procedures, and platforms.

➡️ I have worked with dozens of Fortune 500 companies. With the aid of digital frameworks, value stream maps, and other tools, I have carried out more than 4 dozen maturity assessments. I've also created roadmaps and strategies for transformation, DevOps, and Agile.

➡️ I moderate the Automation Hangout podcast, where we talk about the most recent developments in Test Automation, DevOps, and Robotic Process Automation. Getting Ready to Return, Test Automation Best Practices, and Simplified Test Estimation are three other books I've written.

➡️ I enjoy imparting my knowledge and experience to those in my professional network, so please don't hesitate to get in touch if you're looking for free mentoring or consulting assistance. You can reach out to me via my blog page

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