43 min

AI-Assisted Testing - HS#12 HockeyStick Show

    • Entrepreneurship

AI Impact on Software Testing: Expert Insights with Mark Winteringham
Get Mark's book 20% OFF with code hockeystick24 here: https://mng.bz/oeWD
In this episode of Hockey Stick, host Miko Pawlikowski welcomes Mark Winteringham, author of 'AI Assisted Testing,' to discuss the impact of generative AI on software testing.
They explore the efficacy of AI in writing tests, the future of software testing jobs, and the diverse roles within the testing profession. Mark provides his insights and experiences from 15 years in the industry, shares the concept of exploratory testing, and discusses the practical applications and limitations of AI tools in the testing landscape.
Key takeaways include the importance of empathy, critical thinking, and collaboration in testing, as well as how to effectively use AI tools for specific tasks. Tune in for an in-depth conversation on the evolving world of software testing.
00:00 Introduction to AI in Software Testing
00:17 Meet Mark Winteringham: A Journey into Software Testing
00:46 The Role and Daily Life of a Software Tester
14:01 Exploring the Impact of AI on Software Testing
17:35 Generative AI: Opportunities and Challenges
20:53 Practical Use Cases for AI in Testing
39:14 The Future of AI in Software Testing
42:02 Conclusion and Final Thoughts

AI Impact on Software Testing: Expert Insights with Mark Winteringham
Get Mark's book 20% OFF with code hockeystick24 here: https://mng.bz/oeWD
In this episode of Hockey Stick, host Miko Pawlikowski welcomes Mark Winteringham, author of 'AI Assisted Testing,' to discuss the impact of generative AI on software testing.
They explore the efficacy of AI in writing tests, the future of software testing jobs, and the diverse roles within the testing profession. Mark provides his insights and experiences from 15 years in the industry, shares the concept of exploratory testing, and discusses the practical applications and limitations of AI tools in the testing landscape.
Key takeaways include the importance of empathy, critical thinking, and collaboration in testing, as well as how to effectively use AI tools for specific tasks. Tune in for an in-depth conversation on the evolving world of software testing.
00:00 Introduction to AI in Software Testing
00:17 Meet Mark Winteringham: A Journey into Software Testing
00:46 The Role and Daily Life of a Software Tester
14:01 Exploring the Impact of AI on Software Testing
17:35 Generative AI: Opportunities and Challenges
20:53 Practical Use Cases for AI in Testing
39:14 The Future of AI in Software Testing
42:02 Conclusion and Final Thoughts

43 min