HP Unified Functional Testing Case Studies

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Research by TechValidate

Case Study: Medium Enterprise, Computer Software Company

Challenges

  • Addressed the following challenges using HP Unified Functional Testing:
    • Need to shorten test cycle time
    • Need to increase test coverage
    • Reduce test maintenance
    • Need to test the Services
    • Need to test end-to-end scenarios (both GUI and API)
    • Need to test within agile/rapid development cycles
    • Need for continuous integration testing through integration with build systems
    • Need to test mobile applications
    • Need to standardize on one testing toolset for many different technologies

Use Case

  • Tests the following applications with HP UFT software:
    • SAP, SAP IDoc
    • Oracle
    • Web/RIA
    • Flex
    • Mobile
    • Web services
    • REST services
  • Uses HP UFT software for functional testing of 90-100% of all applications.

Results

  • Chose HP UFT Software for the following reasons:
    • Ease of use
    • Ability to test GUI and API in the same test
    • Wide range of supported technologies and applications
    • Integrated business process testing and framework (BPT)
    • Integrated test management platform (ALM/QC)
    • Strength of the solution: features richness, object recognition, solution flexibility etc.
    • Availability of skilled resources in the market
    • Market share and market dominance
  • Found that the following were the top benefits of HP UFT 11.5:
    • Having a single tool for composite apps testing covering the GUI, API and business process layers
    • Imaged based object identification (Insight)
    • Simultaneous editing of multiple test assets
    • Added technology support for Flex
    • Added technology support for JSON
    • SoapUI test converter tool
  • Reduced the number of issues in production by 25–50% with the help of HP UFT software.
  • Improved application quality with the help of HP UFT software by 25–50%.
  • Increased the number of applications supported for testing with the same resources by 25–50% with HP UFT solutions.

Testimonials

“One of our key customers switched to a Flash-based e-commerce site that did not allow for easy automation of functional testing. However, with the new Insight image-based object recognition feature (in HP UFT), we are now able to test every GUI aspect of this site.”

Source:

IT Vice President, Medium Enterprise Computer Software Company

Research by TechValidate

Case Study: Revolution IT

Challenges

  • Addressed the following challenges using HP Unified Functional Testing:
    • Need to shorten test cycle time
    • Need to increase test coverage
    • Reduce test maintenance
    • Need to test end-to-end scenarios (both GUI and API)
    • Need to test within agile/rapid development cycles
    • Need for continuous integration testing through integration with build systems
    • Need to test mobile applications
    • Need to standardize on one testing toolset for many different technologies

Use Case

  • Tests the following applications with HP UFT software:
    • SAP, SAP IDoc
    • Web/RIA
    • Flex
    • Mobile
  • Uses HP UFT software for functional testing of 30-50% of all applications.

Results

  • Chose HP UFT Software for the following reasons:
    • Wide range of supported technologies and applications
    • Integrated test management platform (ALM/QC)
    • Strength of the solution: features richness, object recognition, solution flexibility etc.
    • Availability of skilled resources in the market
    • Market share and market dominance
  • Found that the following were the top benefits of HP UFT 11.5:
    • Having a single tool for composite apps testing covering the GUI, API and business process layers
    • Simultaneous editing of multiple test assets
    • Added technology support for Flex
    • Added technology support for Qt
    • Added technology support for SAP IDoc and RFC Imports
    • Added technology support for JSON
    • SoapUI test converter tool
  • Reduced the number of issues in production by 10-25% with the help of HP UFT software.
  • Improved application quality with the help of HP UFT software by 25–50%.
  • Increased the number of applications supported for testing with the same resources by 10-25% with HP UFT solutions.

Testimonials

“The Insight feature (in HP UFT) will provide a useful alternative when testing applications and this will greatly improve our ability to extend the scope of our testing.”

Source:

Michael Entwistle, Senior Consultant, Revolution IT

Research by TechValidate

Case Study: Fortune 500 Insurance Company

Challenges

  • Addressed the following challenges using HP Unified Functional Testing:
    • Need to increase test coverage
    • Need to test the services
    • Need to test end-to-end scenarios (both GUI and API)
    • Need to test within agile/rapid development cycles
    • Need for continuous integration testing through integration with build systems
    • Need to test mobile applications

Use Case

  • Tests the following applications with HP UFT software:
    • Oracle
    • Web/RIA
    • Mobile
    • Web services
  • Uses HP UFT software for functional testing of 30-50% of all applications.

Results

  • Chose HP UFT Software for the following reasons:
    • Wide range of supported technologies and applications
    • Product extensibility
    • Integrated test management platform (ALM/QC)
    • Strength of the solution: features richness, object recognition, solution flexibility etc.
    • Availability of skilled resources in the market
  • Found that the following were the top benefits of HP UFT 11.5:
    • Having a single tool for composite apps testing covering the GUI, API and business process layers
    • Improved ease-of-use with new design flow canvas and enhanced editing and coding capabilities
    • File content checkpoints and enhanced bitmap checpoints
    • Added technology support for JSON
    • Added Checkpoint for documents
  • Reduced the number of issues in production by 10-25% with the help of HP UFT software.
  • Improved application quality with the help of HP UFT software by 10-25%.
  • Increased the number of applications supported for testing with the same resources by > 50% with HP UFT solutions.

Testimonials

UFT 11.5 will allow us to accelerate the automation process. It will let us construct API level and end-to-end testing as well as leverage the new image capabilities to automate the testing of documents used throughout the enterprise.”

Source:

TechValidate Survey of a Fortune 500 Insurance Company

Research by TechValidate

Case Study: Credit Suisse Group

Challenges

  • Addressed the following challenges using HP Unified Functional Testing:
    • Need to shorten test cycle time
    • Need to increase test coverage
    • Reduce test maintenance
    • Need to test the Services
    • Need to test end-to-end scenarios (both GUI and API)
    • Need to standardize on one testing toolset for many different technologies

Use Case

  • Tests the following applications with HP UFT software:
    • Web/RIA
    • Flex
    • Web services
    • JAVA, Silverlight, WPF, TE, PB, .Net and Activex
  • Uses HP UFT software for functional testing of 70-90% of all applications.

Results

  • Chose HP UFT Software for the following reasons:
    • Ease of use
    • Ability to test GUI and API in the same test
    • Wide range of supported technologies and applications
    • Product extensibility
    • Integrated business process testing and framework (BPT)
    • Integrated test management platform (ALM/QC)
    • Strength of the solution: features richness, object recognition, solution flexibility etc.
    • Availability of skilled resources in the market
    • Market share and market dominance
  • Found that the following were the top benefits of HP UFT 11.5:
    • Having a single tool for composite apps testing covering the GUI, API and business process layers
    • Improved ease-of-use with new design flow canvas and enhanced editing and coding capabilities
    • Imaged based object identification (Insight)
    • Simultaneous editing of multiple test assets
    • File content checkpoints and enhanced bitmap checpoints
    • Added technology support for Flex
    • Added technology support for Qt
    • SoapUI test converter tool
  • Reduced the number of issues in production by 10-25% with the help of HP UFT software.
  • Improved application quality with the help of HP UFT software by 25–50%.
  • Increased the number of applications supported for testing with the same resources by 10-25% with HP UFT solutions.

Testimonials

“(HP UFT) improved application quality and is covering other technologies like Flex.”

Source:

Rambabu Makkena, Application Manager, Credit Suisse Group

Research by TechValidate

Case Study: Medium Enterprise Pharmaceuticals Company

Challenges

  • Addressed the following challenges using HP Unified Functional Testing:
    • Need to shorten test cycle time
    • Reduce test maintenance
    • Need to test the Services
    • Need to test end-to-end scenarios (both GUI and API)
    • Need for continuous integration testing through integration with build systems
    • Need to standardize on one testing toolset for many different technologies

Use Case

  • Tests the following applications with HP UFT software:
    • Oracle
    • Web/RIA
  • Uses HP UFT software for functional testing of 90-100% of all applications.

Results

  • Chose HP UFT Software for the following reasons:
    • Ease of use
    • Integrated business process testing and framework (BPT)
    • Integrated test management platform (ALM/QC)
    • Strength of the solution: features richness, object recognition, solution flexibility etc.
  • Found that the following were the top benefits of HP UFT 11.5:
    • Having a single tool for composite apps testing covering the GUI, API and business process layers
    • Imaged based object identification (Insight)
  • Reduced the number of issues in production by > 50% with the help of HP UFT software.
  • Improved application quality with the help of HP UFT software by > 50%.

Testimonials

“The new HP UFT software will continue playing an important role in our application development life cycle. HP UFT will allow us to deliver 99% error-free software with minimum effort aiming for zero defects in future production deployments while at the same time decreasing issues to more than 20% from current levels.”

Source:

TechValidate Survey of a Medium Enterprise Pharmaceuticals Company

Research by TechValidate

Case Study: Small Business Computer Services Company

Challenges

  • Addressed the following challenges using HP Unified Functional Testing:
    • Need to shorten test cycle time
    • Need to increase test coverage
    • Reduce test maintenance
    • Need to test end-to-end scenarios (both GUI and API)

Use Case

  • Tests the following applications with HP UFT software:
    • SAP, SAP IDoc
    • Oracle
    • Web/RIA
    • Web services
  • Uses HP UFT software for functional testing of up to 10% of all applications.

Results

  • Chose HP UFT Software for the following reasons:
    • Ease of use
    • Ability to test GUI and API in the same test
    • Integrated business process testing and framework (BPT)
    • Integrated test management platform (ALM/QC)
    • Strength of the solution: features richness, object recognition, solution flexibility etc.
  • Found that the following were the top benefits of HP UFT 11.5:
    • Having a single tool for composite apps testing covering the GUI, API and business process layers
    • Improved ease-of-use with new design flow canvas and enhanced editing and coding capabilities
    • Simultaneous editing of multiple test assets
    • File content checkpoints and enhanced bitmap checpoints
  • Reduced the number of issues in production by 10-25% with the help of HP UFT software.
  • Improved application quality with the help of HP UFT software by 25–50%.
  • Increased the number of applications supported for testing with the same resources by 10-25% with HP UFT solutions.

Testimonials

“HP UFT, due to this new blended approach provides a real automation center, with a closed link to HP ALM. This platform approach, for GUI, services and components allows for improved use of automation tools and increased automation deployment.”

Source:

TechValidate Survey of a Small Business Computer Services Company

Research by TechValidate

Case Study: General Electric Company

Challenges

  • Addressed the following challenges using HP Unified Functional Testing:
    • Need to shorten test cycle time
    • Need to increase test coverage
    • Need to test the Services
    • Need to test end-to-end scenarios (both GUI and API)
    • Need to test within agile/rapid development cycles
    • Need for continuous integration testing through integration with build systems
    • Need to standardize on one testing toolset for many different technologies

Use Case

  • Tests the following applications with HP UFT software:
    • Oracle
    • Web services
    • REST services
    • .NET ActiveX
  • Uses HP UFT software for functional testing of 30-50% of all applications.

Results

  • Chose HP UFT Software for the following reasons:
    • Ease of use
    • Ability to test GUI and API in the same test
    • Integrated test management platform (ALM/QC)
    • Availability of skilled resources in the market
    • Market share and market dominance
    • Company had an Enterprise License
  • Found that the following were the top benefits of HP UFT 11.5:
    • Having a single tool for composite apps testing covering the GUI, API and business process layers
    • Added technology support for Qt
    • Added technology support for JSON
    • SoapUI test converter tool
  • Reduced the number of issues in production by 1-10% with the help of HP UFT software.
  • Improved application quality with the help of HP UFT software by 10-25%.
  • Increased the number of applications supported for testing with the same resources by 10-25% with HP UFT solutions.

Testimonials

“I like how it (HP UFT) is written on top of an open source platform this will allow us to create custom solutions that HP may not be aware of.”

Source:

Joseph Colantonio, Engineer, General Electric Company

Research by TechValidate

Case Study: Large Enterprise Computer Services Company

Challenges

  • Addressed the following challenges using HP Unified Functional Testing:
    • Need to shorten test cycle time
    • Need to increase test coverage
    • Reduce test maintenance
    • Need to test end-to-end scenarios (both GUI and API)
    • Need to test mobile applications

Use Case

  • Tests the following applications with HP UFT software:
    • SAP, SAP IDoc
    • Oracle
    • Mobile
    • Web services
  • Uses HP UFT software for functional testing of 50-70% of all applications.

Results

  • Chose HP UFT Software for the following reasons:
    • Ability to test GUI and API in the same test
    • Product extensibility
    • Integrated business process testing and framework (BPT)
    • Integrated test management platform (ALM/QC)
    • Availability of skilled resources in the market
  • Found that the following were the top benefits of HP UFT 11.5:
    • Improved ease-of-use with new design flow canvas and enhanced editing and coding capabilities
    • Imaged based object identification (Insight)
    • Simultaneous editing of multiple test assets
    • File content checkpoints and enhanced bitmap checpoints
  • Reduced the number of issues in production by 10-25% with the help of HP UFT software.
  • Improved application quality with the help of HP UFT software by 10-25%.
  • Increased the number of applications supported for testing with the same resources by 1-10% with HP UFT solutions.

Testimonials

“HP Unified Functional Testing solutions gives us the ability to test applications end-to-end from service, GUI and API using the same testing tool interface.”

Source:

TechValidate Survey of a Large Enterprise Computer Services Company

Research by TechValidate

Case Study: Global 500 Banking Company

Challenges

  • Addressed the following challenges using HP Unified Functional Testing:
    • Need to shorten test cycle time
    • Need to increase test coverage
    • Reduce test maintenance
    • Need to test end-to-end scenarios (both GUI and API)
    • Need to test within agile/rapid development cycles
    • Need to standardize on one testing toolset for many different technologies

Use Case

  • Tests the following applications with HP UFT software:
    • SAP, SAP IDoc
    • Oracle
    • Web services
  • Uses HP UFT software for functional testing of 50-70% of all applications.

Results

  • Chose HP UFT Software for the following reasons:
    • Ability to test GUI and API in the same test
    • Wide range of supported technologies and applications
    • Integrated business process testing and framework (BPT)
    • Integrated test management platform (ALM/QC)
    • Availability of skilled resources in the market
  • Found that the following were the top benefits of HP UFT 11.5:
    • Having a single tool for composite apps testing covering the GUI, API and business process layers
    • Improved ease-of-use with new design flow canvas and enhanced editing and coding capabilities
    • Imaged based object identification (Insight)
    • Simultaneous editing of multiple test assets
    • File content checkpoints and enhanced bitmap checpoints
  • Reduced the number of issues in production by 25–50% with the help of HP UFT software.
  • Improved application quality with the help of HP UFT software by > 50%.
  • Increased the number of applications supported for testing with the same resources by 10-25% with HP UFT solutions.

Testimonials

“HP UFT software will improve the application quality and increase the number applications tested with the same resources. It will also decrease application issues in production.”

Source:

TechValidate Survey of a Global 500 Banking Company

Research by TechValidate

Case Study: Mobile Labs Inc.

Challenges

  • Addressed the following challenges using HP Unified Functional Testing:
    • Need to shorten test cycle time
    • Need to increase test coverage
    • Reduce test maintenance
    • Need to test end-to-end scenarios (both GUI and API)
    • Need to test within agile/rapid development cycles
    • Need for continuous integration testing through integration with build systems
    • Need to test mobile applications
    • Need to standardize on one testing toolset for many different technologies

Use Case

  • Use HP UFT solution as a partner to build mobile application testing support.
  • Enable seamless usability to testers,so they are able to script in a day with HP UFT solutions.
  • Tests the following applications with HP UFT software:
    • Web/RIA
    • Mobile
  • Uses HP UFT software for functional testing of 100% (all applications).

Results

  • Chose HP UFT Software for the following reasons:
    • Ease of use
    • Ability to test GUI and API in the same test
    • Product extensibility
    • Integrated business process testing and framework (BPT)
    • Integrated test management platform (ALM/QC)
    • Strength of the solution: features richness, object recognition, solution flexibility etc.
    • Availability of skilled resources in the market
    • Market share and market dominance
  • Found that the following were the top benefits of HP UFT 11.5:
    • Having a single tool for composite apps testing covering the GUI, API and business process layers
    • Improved ease-of-use with new design flow canvas and enhanced editing and coding capabilities
    • Imaged based object identification (Insight)
    • Simultaneously editing of multiple test assets
    • File content checkpoints and enhanced bitmap checpoints
    • Added technology support for JSON
    • Mobile application support through add-in
  • Improved application quality with the help of HP UFT software by > 50%.
  • Increased the number of applications supported for testing with the same resources.

Testimonials

“We are using UFT as a partner to build a mobile application testing support. We enable seamless usability to testers, so they are able to script on day one with HP UFT solutions.”

Source:

Shaunna Morgan, VP Marketing, Mobile Labs Inc.



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