Continuous testing is the process of executing automated tests as part of the software delivery pipeline. It provides rapid feedback on the business risks associated with a software release candidate.
Clearly, continuous testing requires automation, however, it encompasses much more. It is an approach to managing risk by focusing on not only on improving testing efficiency but more importantly, increasing the effectiveness of our test processes.
Continuous testing requires not only continuous risk analysis and process improvement and implementation of automated these through the entire software development process; but also, developing a culture in which the entire team is responsible for quality.
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