TechValidate Research on Ranorex

13 Case Studies


Ranorex Studio Case Study

Medium Enterprise Financial Services Company

Introduction

This case study of a medium enterprise financial services company is based on a June 2019 survey of Ranorex Studio customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“We chose Ranorex Studio for its ease of use, active development, and the wonderful community/support. Both technical and non-technical people are able to contribute to projects.”

Challenges

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

  • Prioritizing the following tests for automation:
    • End-to-end
    • Performance
    • Regression
    • Smoke
    • Web service/API
  • Have the following primary goals for UI test automation:
    • Automating end-to-end testing
    • Automating regression testing
    • Increasing test coverage
    • Getting faster feedback from testing

Use Case

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

  • 5-9 people are using Ranorex Studio to automate tests.
  • Testing the following technologies/platforms with Ranorex:
    • C#
    • C/C++
    • Java
    • .NET
  • Testing the following mobile or web platforms with Ranorex:
    • Web app on desktop (using Ranorex Studio)
  • Are using TestRail as their test management tool.
  • Has integrated TeamCity with Ranorex Studio.

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Ranorex Studio:

  • Ranorex Studio has done the following:
    • Increased efficiency in testing
    • Resulted in shorter test cycles
    • Resulted in more robust and reliable automation

Ranorex Studio Case Study

Medium Enterprise Computer Services Company

Introduction

This case study of a medium enterprise computer services company is based on a June 2019 survey of Ranorex Studio customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“We choose Ranorex Studio for our web and mobile app testing because of its reliability and ease of use.”

Challenges

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

  • Prioritizing the following tests for automation:
    • End-to-end
    • Functional UI
    • Smoke
    • Visual testing
  • Have the following primary goals for UI test automation:
    • Getting faster feedback from testing
    • Taking screenshots

Use Case

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

  • 5-9 people are using Ranorex Studio to automate tests.
  • Testing the following mobile or web platforms with Ranorex Studio:
    • Web app on desktop
    • Mobile (native Android app)
    • Mobile (native iOS app)
  • Has integrated Jenkins with Ranorex Studio.

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Ranorex Studio:

  • Seen a more than 20% (save 6+ hours per week, per person) increase in productivity since using Ranorex Studio for test automation.
  • Increased efficiency in testing

Ranorex Studio Case Study

Promedico ICT

Introduction

This case study of Promedico ICT is based on a July 2019 survey of Ranorex Studio customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“Ranorex Studio is easy to learn and understand even for someone with no programming knowledge. It is a very comprehensive automation tool with a short learning curve. Ranorex has also a very good and fast-responding support team.”

Challenges

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

  • Prioritizing the following tests for automation:
    • Database
    • Functional UI
    • Performance
    • Regression
  • Have the following primary goals for UI test automation:
    • Automating regression testing
    • Getting faster feedback from testing
    • Performing data-driven testing

Use Case

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

  • 3-4 people are using Ranorex Studio to automate tests.
  • Testing the following desktop technologies/platforms with Ranorex:
    • Dataflex windows desktop application
  • Testing the following mobile or web platforms with Ranorex Studio:
    • Web app on desktop

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Ranorex Studio:

  • Increased efficiency in testing
  • Improved application quality/fewer defects
  • Improved technical testing skills/knowledge

Ranorex Studio Case Study

DFS.co.uk

Introduction

This case study of dfs.co.uk is based on a June 2019 survey of Ranorex Studio customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“Ranorex Studio is a tool which can add value straight away and continue to do so as you learn the tool and add to what it can do. It fits well in a .Net environment and works well with Jenkins!”

Challenges

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

  • Prioritizing the following tests for automation:
    • Database
    • End-to-end
    • Functional UI
    • Integration
  • Have the following primary goals for UI test automation:
    • Automating regression testing
    • Increasing test coverage
    • Getting faster feedback from testing
    • Performing data-driven testing

Use Case

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

  • 1-2 people are using Ranorex Studio to automate tests.
  • Testing the following technologies/platforms with Ranorex:
    • C#
    • .NET
    • VB.NET
  • Testing the following mobile or web platforms with Ranorex:
    • Web app on desktop (using Ranorex Studio)
    • Mobile (native Android app)
  • Are using Xray as their test management tool.
  • Has integrated Jenkins with Ranorex Studio.

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Ranorex Studio:

  • Seen a more than 20% (save 6+ hours per week, per person) increase in productivity since using Ranorex Studio for test automation.
  • Ranorex Studio has done the following:
    • Increased efficiency in testing
    • Improved application quality / fewer defects

Ranorex Studio Case Study

Global 500 Professional Services Company

Introduction

This case study of a Global 500 professional services company is based on a December 2017 survey of Ranorex Studio customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“Direct feedback for the developers after check-ins. Saving 20-30 tester days in each regression cycle.”

Challenges

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

  • Top challenges associated with test automation:
    • Maintaining existing automated tests due to changes in the UI
    • Maintaining deployment pipeline and automation environments (VMs)
    • Running tests designed for desktop apps on cloud VMs

Use Case

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

  • Has 3-4 people on their team performing Automated Testing.
  • Automating the following tests with Ranorex:
    • Functional UI
    • End to end
    • Integration
    • Web service / API
  • Integrated TeamCity with Ranorex.
  • Is using MTM/VSTS for test management.
  • Testing the following application interfaces/platforms with Ranorex:
    • Desktop
    • Web

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Ranorex Studio:

  • Ranorex Studio has helped in the following ways:
    • Increased their testing efficiency (less manual tests)
    • Shortened their test cycles
    • Gained robust and reliable automation
    • Improved their level of technical knowledge/skills
  • Realized a 10% – 20% (saved 3 – 6 hours a week) increase in productivity after using Ranorex Studio for test automation.
  • Reports the following as important features when they evaluated Ranorex automation tool:
    • Ease of use
    • Excellent object recognition
    • A strong automation API
    • The ability to bring people with different skill sets closer together
    • A helpful and responsive support team

Ranorex Studio Case Study

vRad — Virtual Radiologic Corporation

Introduction

This case study of vRad – Virtual Radiologic Corporation is based on a December 2017 survey of Ranorex Studio customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“At vRad, I do not attempt to measure “time saved” in terms of “test cases automated.” Instead, we automate apps from ground up and get rid of test cases as we can. So instead of reduced time to test, instead what we see is developers more eager to make large changes to the code base with confidence. This enables our testers to focus on exploratory testing versus exhaustively testing everying"

Challenges

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

  • Top challenges associated with test automation:
    • Creating new automated tests for new features in the software under test
    • Maintaining deployment pipeline and automation environments (VMs)

Use Case

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

  • Has 3-4 people on their team performing Automated Testing.
  • Automating the following tests with Ranorex:
    • Functional UI
    • Integration
    • Visual regression (page layout, responsiveness)
  • Integrated Bamboo with Ranorex.
  • Is using TestTrack – Perforce now owns them, but originally Seapine. The name is also now Helix ALM for test management.
  • Testing the following application interfaces/platforms with Ranorex:
    • Desktop
    • Web

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Ranorex Studio:

  • Ranorex Studio has helped in the following ways:
    • Increased their testing efficiency (less manual tests)
    • Shortened their test cycles
    • Gained robust and reliable automation
  • Realized a greater than 20% (saved 6+ hours a week) increase in productivity after using Ranorex Studio for test automation.
  • Reports the following as important features when they evaluated Ranorex automation tool:
    • Ease of use
    • Excellent object recognition
    • A strong automation API
    • Easy integration with build pipeline
    • The ability to fit into technology stacks (.NET, C#/VB.Net)
    • A helpful and responsive support team
    • Price

Ranorex Studio Case Study

Swisscom (Schweiz) AG

Introduction

This case study of Swisscom (Schweiz) AG is based on a December 2017 survey of Ranorex Studio customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“In a few days’ time, I could automate tests which people were requesting for over 6 years. Those manual tests took more than 2 hours to complete, and now it takes just 30 minutes.

Challenges

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

  • Top challenges associated with test automation:
    • Creating new automated tests for new features in the software under test
    • Maintaining deployment pipeline and automation environments (VMs)
    • Insufficient technical skills on the existing team

Use Case

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

  • Has 1-2 people on their team performing Automated Testing.
  • Automating the following tests with Ranorex:
    • Functional UI
    • End to end
    • Web service / API
  • Integrated Ranorex in HP ALM in order to have a log of all results, etc. with Ranorex.
  • Is using HP ALM (HP QC) for test management.
  • Testing the following application interfaces/platforms with Ranorex:
    • Web

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Ranorex Studio:

  • Ranorex Studio has helped in the following ways:
    • Increased their testing efficiency (less manual tests)
    • Shortened their test cycles
    • Gained robust and reliable automation
    • Improved their level of technical knowledge/skills
  • Realized up to a 5% (saved up to 2 hours a week) increase in productivity after using Ranorex Studio for test automation.
  • Reports the following as important features when they evaluated Ranorex automation tool:
    • Ease of use
    • Excellent object recognition
    • A strong automation API
    • The ability to fit into technology stacks (.NET, C#/VB.Net)
    • A helpful and responsive support team

Ranorex Studio Case Study

Jora Credit

Introduction

This case study of Jora Credit is based on a December 2017 survey of Ranorex Studio customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“We’ve been able to reduce our time in support of the testing environments due to some environmental smoke tests we’ve written that runs after each deployment. They ensure our testing environment is ready for testing.”

Challenges

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

  • Top challenges associated with test automation:
    • Management not understanding the costs and limitations of automated testing

Use Case

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

  • Has 1-2 people on their team performing Automated Testing.
  • Automating the following tests with Ranorex:
    • Functional UI
    • End to end
    • Integration
    • Web service / API
    • Database
    • Visual regression (page layout, responsiveness)
    • GUI
  • Integrated Team Foundation Server with Ranorex.
  • Is using Microsoft Test Manager for test management.
  • Testing the following application interfaces/platforms with Ranorex:
    • Desktop
    • Web
    • Mobile

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Ranorex Studio:

  • Ranorex Studio has helped in the following ways:
    • Increased their testing efficiency (less manual tests)
    • Shortened their test cycles
    • Gained robust and reliable automation
    • Improved their level of technical knowledge/skills
  • Realized a greater than 20% (saved 6+ hours a week) increase in productivity after using Ranorex Studio for test automation.
  • Reports the following as important features when they evaluated Ranorex automation tool:
    • Ease of use
    • Excellent object recognition
    • The ability to fit into technology stacks (.NET, C#/VB.Net)

Ranorex Studio Case Study

Medium Enterprise Computer Software Company

Introduction

This case study of a medium enterprise computer software company is based on a December 2017 survey of Ranorex Studio customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“After automation with Ranorex Studio, our organization’s regression testing time is reduced to 25%. And with the help of build integration, early defect identification is increased from 0 to 10%”

Challenges

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

  • Top challenges associated with test automation:
    • Maintaining existing automated tests due to changes in the UI
    • Maintaining deployment pipeline and automation environments (VMs)

Use Case

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

  • Has 3-4 people on their team performing Automated Testing.
  • Automating the following tests with Ranorex:
    • Functional UI
    • End to end
    • Integration
    • Database
  • Integrated Jenkins with Ranorex.
  • Is using Jira for test management.
  • Testing the following application interfaces/platforms with Ranorex:
    • Web
    • Mobile

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Ranorex Studio:

  • Ranorex Studio has helped in the following ways:
    • Increased their testing efficiency (less manual tests)
    • Shortened their test cycles
    • Gained robust and reliable automation
  • Realized a greater than 20% (saved 6+ hours a week) increase in productivity after using Ranorex Studio for test automation.
  • Reports the following as important features when they evaluated Ranorex automation tool:
    • Ease of use
    • Excellent object recognition
    • Easy integration with build pipeline
    • The ability to bring people with different skill sets closer together
    • A helpful and responsive support team

Ranorex Studio Case Study

Cubeware GmbH

Introduction

This case study of Cubeware GmbH is based on a December 2017 survey of Ranorex Studio customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“With Ranorex Studio, we are identifying serious bugs during the update and installation of our Cubeware GmbH products prior to final release.”

Challenges

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

  • Top challenges associated with test automation:
    • Creating new automated tests for new features in the software under test
    • Maintaining existing automated tests due to changes in the UI
    • Maintaining deployment pipeline and automation environments (VMs)
    • Management not understanding the costs and limitations of automated testing

Use Case

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

  • Has 1-2 people on their team performing Automated Testing.
  • Automating the following tests with Ranorex:
    • End to end
    • Integration
    • Web service / API
    • Database
    • Performance
  • Integrated Team Foundation Server with Ranorex.
  • Testing the following application interfaces/platforms with Ranorex:
    • Desktop
    • Web

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Ranorex Studio:

  • Ranorex Studio has helped in the following ways:
    • Increased their testing efficiency (less manual tests)
    • Shortened their test cycles
    • Gained robust and reliable automation
    • Improved their level of technical knowledge/skills
  • Realized a greater than 20% (saved 6+ hours a week) increase in productivity after using Ranorex Studio for test automation.
  • Reports the following as important features when they evaluated Ranorex automation tool:
    • Ease of use
    • Excellent object recognition
    • A strong automation API
    • Easy integration with build pipeline
    • The ability to fit into technology stacks (.NET, C#/VB.Net)
    • A helpful and responsive support team
    • Price

Ranorex Studio Case Study

Small Business Computer Services Company

Introduction

This case study of a small business computer services company is based on a December 2017 survey of Ranorex Studio customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“We saw improved coding and automation knowledge in the technical team, plus increased depth and strength in our testing services offering.”

Challenges

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

  • Top challenges associated with test automation:
    • Maintaining existing automated tests due to changes in the UI
    • Identifying and improving flaky tests

Use Case

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

  • Has 10-49 people on their team performing Automated Testing.
  • Automating the following tests with Ranorex:
    • Functional UI
    • Database
    • Visual regression (page layout, responsiveness)
  • Integrated TeamCity with Ranorex.
  • Is using Jira for test management.
  • Testing the following application interfaces/platforms with Ranorex:
    • Desktop
    • Web
    • Mobile

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Ranorex Studio:

  • Ranorex Studio has helped in the following ways:
    • Increased their testing efficiency (less manual tests)
    • Shortened their test cycles
    • Gained robust and reliable automation
    • Improved their level of technical knowledge/skills
  • Realized a greater than 20% (saved 6+ hours a week) increase in productivity after using Ranorex Studio for test automation.
  • Reports the following as important features when they evaluated Ranorex automation tool:
    • Ease of use
    • Excellent object recognition
    • Easy integration with build pipeline
    • The ability to bring people with different skill sets closer together
    • Good community support (forum)
    • A helpful and responsive support team

Ranorex Studio Case Study

S&P 500 Computer Software Company

Introduction

This case study of a S&P 500 computer software company is based on a December 2017 survey of Ranorex Studio customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“We have really huge test suite — with tens of thousands of cases. We have automated more than 40% of our test suite with Ranorex Studio.”

Challenges

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

  • Top challenges associated with test automation:
    • Identifying and improving flaky tests
    • Maintaining deployment pipeline and automation environments (VMs)
    • Management not understanding the costs and limitations of automated testing

Use Case

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

  • Has 50+ people on their team performing Automated Testing.
  • Automating the following tests with Ranorex:
    • Functional UI
    • Integration
  • Integrated Jenkins with Ranorex.
  • Is using Jira for test management.
  • Testing the following application interfaces/platforms with Ranorex:
    • Desktop
    • Web

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Ranorex Studio:

  • Ranorex Studio has helped in the following ways:
    • Increased their testing efficiency (less manual tests)
    • Shortened their test cycles
    • Gained robust and reliable automation
    • Improved their level of technical knowledge/skills
  • Realized a greater than 20% (saved 6+ hours a week) increase in productivity after using Ranorex Studio for test automation.
  • Reports the following as important features when they evaluated Ranorex automation tool:
    • Ease of use
    • Excellent object recognition
    • A strong automation API
    • The ability to fit into technology stacks (.NET, C#/VB.Net)
    • The ability to bring people with different skill sets closer together
    • Price

Ranorex Studio Case Study

TTC Testing Training and Consulting, Ltd.

Introduction

This case study of TTC – Testing Training and Consulting Ltd is based on a December 2017 survey of Ranorex Studio customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

No more manual testing with full web service testing coverage.

Challenges

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

  • Top challenges associated with test automation:
    • Maintaining existing automated tests due to changes in the UI
    • Maintaining deployment pipeline and automation environments (VMs)
    • Management not understanding the costs and limitations of automated testing

Use Case

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

  • Has 10-49 people on their team performing Automated Testing.
  • Automating the following tests with Ranorex:
    • Functional UI
    • End to end
    • Integration
    • Web service / API
    • Performance
  • Integrated Gitlab CI with Ranorex.
  • Is using HP ALM (HP QC) for test management.
  • Testing the following application interfaces/platforms with Ranorex:
    • Desktop
    • Web
    • Mobile

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Ranorex Studio:

  • Ranorex Studio has helped in the following ways:
    • Increased their testing efficiency (less manual tests)
    • Shortened their test cycles
    • Gained robust and reliable automation
    • Enlarge testing coverage
  • Realized a 10% – 20% (saved 3 – 6 hours a week) increase in productivity after using Ranorex Studio for test automation.
  • Reports the following as important features when they evaluated Ranorex automation tool:
    • Ease of use
    • Excellent object recognition
    • Easy integration with build pipeline
    • The ability to fit into technology stacks (.NET, C#/VB.Net)
    • A helpful and responsive support team
    • Price



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