Recent global events have fueled online behavior; a recent McKinsey study shows e-commerce penetration achieved 10 years’ worth of growth in just 3 months. According to the consulting firm App Annie, at the end of the first quarter of 2020, a historical maximum of monthly consumption of mobile applications was reached, reaching more than 200 billion hours in April of this year in the world, representing an increase of 40%.
And in the face of rising usage is increased competition and a need to continually innovate. Which inevitably means releasing faster and with higher quality. In a Kobiton 2020 survey, respondents indicated that they are already releasing, or wish to release, on a weekly or daily basis.
All of which means that organizations have to adopt mobile testing and test automation if they wish to stay relevant. It’s no longer a nice-to-have; it’s a must-have.
This guide aims to serve as an introduction to mobile test automation and will serve as an ideal starting guide as you embark on this journey.