What are the risks or disadvantages of using the testing tools?

Although there are many benefits that can be achieved by using tools to support testing activities, but there are also many risks that are associated with it when tool support for testing is introduced and used.

Risks include:

  • Unrealistic expectations from the tool: Unrealistic expectations may be one of the greatest risks to success with tools. The tools are just software and we all know that there are many problems associated with any kind of software. It is very important to have clear and realistic objectives for what the tool can do. [Read more…]