Will Robots Replace Testers?

Will tools and automation continue to support testing or will robots replace testers in the future? This talk sets the scene and perhaps a direction for the future of tools and automation in testing. Right now, the software world is going “bot mad”. It looks like many jobs in the next ten to twenty years will be done by bots and those jobs will effectively disappear as career choices. Inevitably, there has been some talk of testers being replaced by bots and tools. The common response to date has been to say, “Impossible!” But I’m not sure such a kneejerk reaction is sensible. Futurists might suggest the destination is intelligent robot testers. I’m not sure that is where we are heading. The next steps we take will not require sophisticated AI or Deep Learning. But the next generation of testing tools will force a change of thinking and culture. Our goals with tools will change too and we may then have a clearer view of where we are heading. Tools that use ML may then be


Reminder call for presentations

Ard Kramer, Chair of the Programme Committee: We like to receive your stories about how you're continuous learning to work with new tools; What do you learn from the continuous feedback you receive; How do you deliver value continuously, solve your problems continuously, by improving yourself continuously.As you might have noticed, our theme for this year is how all those continuous changes impact Test Automation. From multiple points of view: for example not only by sharing successes but also insightful failures. We offer various formats in how to present your story: a talk, a masterclass, a workshop or maybe you have an suggestions of your own?
We are looking for a diversity of spea


“Free to change, free to innovate”: de innovatieve architecturen bij Bunq

Nicola Parrello,  Software Developer biedt tijdens het LAC een kijkje achter de schermen bij Bunq. De wereld verandert steeds sneller en innovaties dagen de traditionele [...]