Software Testing News Jul 2021 incl. Royal Navy testing autonomous tech
It is time for another round-up of software Testing News, Jul 2021. This month we have once again scoured through the articles released to bring you our top choices. There is a look at the future of autonomous software testing from Forbes. Interestingly, the Royal Navy are conducting tests on autonomous combat technology. Tesla too are busy testing a new software update – let us know your thoughts in the comments section below.
Autonomous software testing
This interesting read from Forbes looks at how autonomous testing has not quite delivered on its promise. The introduction of AI could change all that, however, as it seeks to replace logic developed by humans. AI and machine learning combined may well remove all manual aspects of the software testing process.
Royal Navy testing autonomous tech
Royal Marines were recently witnessed testing technology including reconnaissance drones and a self-driving boat. The use of autonomous tech in battle is seen as controversial and bans have been called on certain items. This article on softwaretestingnews.co.uk looks more closely at the recent tests. It goes on to describe how innovation in technology is causing a split between those who see it as the only way to move forwards, and those with continued concerns.
Tesla testing its FSD software
This article is also from softwaretestingnews.co.uk. It describes Tesla’s efforts to test its Full Self-Driving (FSD) beta version 9 software. The company admitted that the latest update was unsafe for public roads, then stating it will be tested independently. The announcement demonstrates the importance of testing and of testing in the right way. Customer experience and user journeys, whether online or on the road, are crucial and must be at the forefront of your thinking.