TechValidate Research on TestRail

TestRail Case Study

Autodesk, Inc.


This case study of Autodesk, Inc. is based on a July 2019 survey of TestRail customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

TestRail works really fast. It has a clean simple UI. . . .
Most important is that TestRail has a really good workflow and intuitive test case management.


The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select TestRail:

  • Said the following are their top software testing pain points:
    • Identifying defects in the application
    • Managing the test environment including data, scripts, automation code, etc.
    • Learning about the application under test
    • Having adequate time for testing
    • Collaborating with other team members: testers, developers, product owners, etc.

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of TestRail that the surveyed company uses:

  • Has more than 150 Testers on their team.
  • Used ClearQuest prior to using TestRail by Gurock.
  • Integrated TestRail by Gurock with the following issue tracking tools:
    • JIRA
  • Using the following as test automation tools:
    • Ranorex Webtestit


The surveyed company achieved the following results with TestRail:

  • Seen a more than 20% (save 6+ hours per week) increase in productivity since adopting TestRail by Gurock.
  • TestRail by Gurock helped solve the top challenges of:
    • Documenting test cases and plans
    • Tracking the progress of test runs
    • Managing exploratory testing sessions
    • Accurately estimating the time remaining in a test cycle
    • Balancing the testing team’s workload
    • Producing useful testing reports
    • Analyzing testing trends over time
    • Having and organizing all in one place.
  • Realized the following benefits with TestRail:
    • Improved flexibility due to ease of use
    • Enjoyed the user and team-friendly User Interface (UI)
    • Agreed it was easy to integrate with 3rd party tools
    • Improved productivity because it was easy to train users

About This Data

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