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For small organizations with an interest in automated testing, automated functional testing can bring considerable benefits to software development. An automated functional testing tool that suits the needs of the small enterprise can improve many development processes and bring software to production faster. However, IT leaders of small enterprises that have invested in an automated functional testing tool must take the time to ensure its implementation is managed well.
This note offers the following:
- A review of some key deployment considerations.
- An overview of some common pitfalls during implementation.
- A guide to managing expectations of what the tool will and will not do.
Use this research note to understand common implementation mistakes and ensure a smooth introduction of an automated functional testing tool in the small enterprise.