Automating Tactically and Strategically with Alan Richardson

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From Sausecon 2020: 
One of the biggest concepts that has made a difference to my programming and automating in recent years is the concept of “Tactical vs. Strategic.” Automating tactically might be for a specific purpose, possibly small, possibly a bit rough around the edges, not necessarily completely robust for everyone, etc. And strategic automation is more critical to long-term aims, maintained and maintainable, etc. In this talk, Alan Richardson provides examples of automating both Strategically and Tactically for activities as diverse as supporting testing, marketing and general life. We will also consider how and when to move from automating tactically to strategically, and how the concept has helped Alan change his programming style and how to write better code.