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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.




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