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Case Study: Medium Enterprise, Computer Software Company

Introduction

This case study of Orasi Software, Inc. is based on a August 2012 survey of HP Unified Functional Testing Software customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“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 HPE UFT), we are now able to test every GUI aspect of this site.”

Challenges

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

Results

  • Chose HPE 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 HPE 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 HPE UFT software.
  • Improved application quality with the help of HPE UFT software by 25–50%.
  • Increased the number of applications supported for testing with the same resources by 25–50% with HPE UFT solutions.

Case Study: Revolution IT

Introduction

This case study of Revolution IT is based on a August 2012 survey of HP Unified Functional Testing Software customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

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

Challenges

  • Addressed the following challenges using HPE 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 HPE UFT software:
    • SAP, SAP IDoc
    • Web/RIA
    • Flex
    • Mobile
  • Uses HPE UFT software for functional testing of 30-50% of all applications.

Results

  • Chose HPE 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 HPE 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 HPE UFT software.
  • Improved application quality with the help of HPE UFT software by 25–50%.
  • Increased the number of applications supported for testing with the same resources by 10-25% with HPE UFT solutions.

Case Study: Fortune 500 Insurance Company

Introduction

This case study of a Fortune 500 insurance company is based on a August 2012 survey of HP Unified Functional Testing Software customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“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.”

Challenges

  • Addressed the following challenges using HPE 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 HPE UFT software:
    • Oracle
    • Web/RIA
    • Mobile
    • Web services
  • Uses HPE UFT software for functional testing of 30-50% of all applications.

Results

  • Chose HPE 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 HPE 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 checkpoints
    • Added technology support for JSON
    • Added Checkpoint for documents
  • Reduced the number of issues in production by 10-25% with the help of HPE UFT software.
  • Improved application quality with the help of HPE UFT software by 10-25%.
  • Increased the number of applications supported for testing with the same resources by > 50% with HPE UFT solutions.

Case Study: Credit Suisse Group

Introduction

This case study of Credit Suisse Group is based on a August 2012 survey of HP Unified Functional Testing Software customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

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

Challenges

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

Results

  • Chose HPE 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 HPE 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 checkpoints
    • 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 HPE UFT software.
  • Improved application quality with the help of HPE UFT software by 25–50%.
  • Increased the number of applications supported for testing with the same resources by 10-25% with HPE UFT solutions.

Case Study: Medium Enterprise Pharmaceuticals Company

Introduction

This case study of a medium enterprise pharmaceuticals company is based on a September 2012 survey of HP Unified Functional Testing Software customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“The new HPE UFT software will continue playing an important role in our application development life cycle. HPE 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.”

Challenges

  • Addressed the following challenges using HPE 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 HPE UFT software:
    • Oracle
    • Web/RIA
  • Uses HPE UFT software for functional testing of 90-100% of all applications.

Results

  • Chose HPE 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 HPE 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 HPE UFT software.
  • Improved application quality with the help of HPE UFT software by > 50%.

Case Study: Small Business Computer Services Company

Introduction

This case study of a small business computer services company is based on a September 2012 survey of HP Unified Functional Testing Software customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

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

Challenges

  • Addressed the following challenges using HPE 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 HPE UFT software:
    • SAP, SAP IDoc
    • Oracle
    • Web/RIA
    • Web services
  • Uses HPE UFT software for functional testing of up to 10% of all applications.

Results

  • Chose HPE 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 HPE 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 checkpoints
  • Reduced the number of issues in production by 10-25% with the help of HPE UFT software.
  • Improved application quality with the help of HPE UFT software by 25–50%.
  • Increased the number of applications supported for testing with the same resources by 10-25% with HPE UFT solutions.

Case Study: General Electric Company

Introduction

This case study of General Electric Company is based on a September 2012 survey of HP Unified Functional Testing Software customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

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

Challenges

  • Addressed the following challenges using HPE 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 HPE UFT software:
    • Oracle
    • Web services
    • REST services
    • .NET ActiveX
  • Uses HPE UFT software for functional testing of 30-50% of all applications.

Results

  • Chose HPE 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 HPE 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 HPE UFT software.
  • Improved application quality with the help of HPE UFT software by 10-25%.
  • Increased the number of applications supported for testing with the same resources by 10-25% with HPE UFT solutions.

Case Study: Large Enterprise Computer Services Company

Introduction

This case study of a large enterprise computer services company is based on a September 2012 survey of HP Unified Functional Testing Software customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“HPE 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.”

Challenges

  • Addressed the following challenges using HPE 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 HPE UFT software:
    • SAP, SAP IDoc
    • Oracle
    • Mobile
    • Web services
  • Uses HPE UFT software for functional testing of 50-70% of all applications.

Results

  • Chose HPE 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 HPE 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 checkpoints
  • Reduced the number of issues in production by 10-25% with the help of HPE UFT software.
  • Improved application quality with the help of HPE UFT software by 10-25%.
  • Increased the number of applications supported for testing with the same resources by 1-10% with HPE UFT solutions.

Case Study: Global 500 Banking Company

Introduction

This case study of a Global 500 banking company is based on a September 2012 survey of HP Unified Functional Testing Software customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“HPE 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.”

Challenges

  • Addressed the following challenges using HPE 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 HPE UFT software:
    • SAP, SAP IDoc
    • Oracle
    • Web services
  • Uses HPE UFT software for functional testing of 50-70% of all applications.

Results

  • Chose HPE 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 HPE 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 checkpoints
  • Reduced the number of issues in production by 25–50% with the help of HPE UFT software.
  • Improved application quality with the help of HPE UFT software by > 50%.
  • Increased the number of applications supported for testing with the same resources by 10-25% with HPE UFT solutions.

Case Study: Mobile Labs Inc.

Introduction

This case study of MobileLabsInc is based on a September 2012 survey of HP Unified Functional Testing Software customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“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 HPE UFT solutions.”

Challenges

  • Addressed the following challenges using HPE 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 HPE 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 HPE UFT solutions.
  • Tests the following applications with HPE UFT software:
    • Web/RIA
    • Mobile
  • Uses HPE UFT software for functional testing of 100% (all applications).

Results

  • Chose HPE 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 HPE 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 HPE UFT software by > 50%.
  • Increased the number of applications supported for testing with the same resources.


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