Trade-off between automated and manual software testing

@article{Taipale2011TradeoffBA,
  title={Trade-off between automated and manual software testing},
  author={Ossi Taipale and Jussi Kasurinen and Katja Karhu and Kari Smolander},
  journal={International Journal of System Assurance Engineering and Management},
  year={2011},
  volume={2},
  pages={114-125}
}
The study explores the current state of test automation in software testing organizations by focusing on the views and observations of managers, testers and developers in each organization. The case study was conducted in selected organizational units that develop and test technical software for industrial automation or telecommunication domains. The data was collected with 41 theme-based interviews in each unit. The interview data was analyzed qualitatively by using the grounded theory… 
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