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Picture this: you need to boost the productivity of your delivery team, and release more capabilities in Salesforce - but one thing, in particular, keeps holding you back… testing.
Test automation, the option that is supposed to prevent backlogs in testing, often ends up doing the opposite. It causes more bottlenecks in development. Oftentimes this is a result of the heavy maintenance and build-times that are required in low-code and heavy-code test automation options.
Related reading: How to Overcome the Challenges of Test Automation in Salesforce
Test automation, in this case, doesn’t sound like the most attractive option. Maybe you’ve tried it before, only for the project not to yield the results needed. You’re then forced to test Salesforce manually, putting you right back to square one.
This is far from the ideal scenario. Manual testing doesn't help you meet the growing need for testing. Salesforce then becomes susceptible to the possibility of costly bugs leaking into production. Both your colleagues and business is at high risk of being unable to work. Ouch.
Is this a situation you’ve found yourself in before? Fret not, test automation can succeed in Salesforce.
In this short post, we’re going to outline what you should look for in your next testing solution. It will help you identify a test automation tool that will help you release faster while getting the test coverage you need for a risk-free Salesforce instance.
Automation is the way forward, but it can often seem like a futile project. It's understandable given the heavy DOM structure, hidden element identifiers, and dynamic elements of Salesforce.
From a technical perspective, these factors elongate the process of building and maintaining test automation. Ideally, you want the easiest method. A method that enables those without developer-centric profiles to contribute towards automation - QA and testers.
The process of looking for the "right" solution for your circumstance can feel overwhelming. So we've put together a short list of bullet points to help you on your journey to finding a tool that boosts the productivity of your delivery team:
Salesforce testing is complex enough, your solution for automating it shouldn’t have to be. Learn more about how to test Salesforce faster in our webinar “How to Test Salesforce without Coding”.