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Creating automation engineers from manual testers is hard. Even if testers are willing, they have a lot of hurdles to get over to feel like the same kind of subject matter experts in automation as they are in manual testing.
As a career-long manual tester making the leap to automation, Jenny Bramble has experience to explain frustrations and provide solutions. In this SauceCon 2019 presentation, she discusses managing the expectations of testers and their managers (what’s the time frame? Why isn’t this working?), techniques for teaching (such as games! Pair/mob programming! Software fundamentals!), and how to know when testers have made it (what should manual testers be aiming for when they start?)