Raga is an accomplished Test Automation Architect and Manager with over 15 years of experience in software development, automation, quality assurance, and continuous integration including embedded software, web browser, mobile, desktop as well as storage. He has successfully led end-to-end test automation in various complex agile software development environments. His innovative nature, embedded with an ‘automation first’ spirit has helped many enterprises in their transformation journeys. Before joining mobileLIVE, Raga excelled at Nortel, ATI Technologies, AMD, and Qualcomm in leading and creating innovative and efficient test automation solutions.
Recent Posts by Ragavan Balasubramaniam
3 Things Every Appium Developer Should Do For Mobile App TestingRagavan Balasubramaniam
Whether talking about native, mobile web, or hybrid applications and regardless if your project is iOS or Android, Appium is the most popular open-source framework for mobile application testing – and it’s easy to see why. And because of that, we’re going to talk about something else. Everyone knows that Appium is great, but what […]
A Guide To Adopting Test Automation For Better & Faster ResultsRagavan Balasubramaniam
Say goodbye to the most common and persistent objections and say hello to Test Automation and all of the value it can bring to your users, your organization, and your bottom line.
Quality Assurance Approach and Best PracticesRagavan Balasubramaniam
You know it’s vital, I know it’s vital, so let’s move on and dive right into our recipe for success. True quality comes from quality minded people, and as such, we’ve subscribed to a different angle towards QA, one that differs from the traditional practices. Approach Traditional Quality Assurance often involves extensive work and coding […]
The What, When, and Why of Test AutomationRagavan Balasubramaniam
Daniel Park is Head of Digital Experience for a large enterprise. Among his many ongoing projects, he has recently been tasked to launch a “mission-critical” venture that has the promise to change the way the organization interacts with their customers. However, before Daniel can begin, he needs to choose which vendor to partner with. While […]
“The Best” of the Best Practices for Test AutomationRagavan Balasubramaniam
If I was to be writing about the benefits of test automation, rest assured you would be reading all about the enhanced reliability it provides, its laser-like accuracy, and far-reaching coverage. And of course, I would certainly make sure to stress how it can drastically improve product quality, reduce time-to-market, and perhaps most valuable of all, bring with it a high return on investment.
The High-Cost Excuses Preventing Test AutomationRagavan Balasubramaniam
My daughter recently asked me if I would take her to the toy store. I had just come home from the office after a long day, and all I wanted to do was relax on the couch and watch TV. I told her I couldn’t, the reason being that I was “too tired” but I […]
How Usability Testing Can be Automated Efficiently on a BudgetRagavan Balasubramaniam
The fact is, you can’t create unique, memorable, or even half the time enjoyable, digital experiences without Usability Testing. However, it seems to me after recently experiencing a few websites and applications that some might be trying to prove this fact wrong.
Codeless Automation: The Future or Overhyped?Ragavan Balasubramaniam
By nature, the world of technology and software development is constantly changing. What it is, what it can do, and how it is created are all dynamic, evolving to meet the demands asked of it. However, despite these shifting expectations, there is a constant ask that is unlikely to diminish, instead, only grow in intensity: that it be done FAST!
Testing Interdependent & Connected Devices with HyperAutomationRagavan Balasubramaniam
The benefits of test automation are apparent – faster feedback to your development team, more frequent test executions, increased code coverage, and faster, more frequent releases. And it’s these reasons and many others that shed light on why companies worldwide invest millions of dollars in test automation – to ensure that they are developing exceptional software!