There are more than one hundred types of testing, and usually one has only one software project with determined timeframes and allocated budget. How many testing types are enough to make sure a product meets the required quality standards? What testing types are critical for software quality? And what ones to omit without compromising on quality?
Does test automation really provide benefits to your project? Are your in-house specialists skilled enough to develop automated scripts or automation framework? How much time and effort are required to maintain and update ready scripts?