Astute’s FasTest for PeopleSoft Test Framework Streamlines PeopleSoft Upgrade Testing for Healthcare Customer

Customer case study on Test Automation using FasTest Test Automation powered by PeopleSoft Test Framework (PTF) 8.55

Summary

Leading Utah based Healthcare Customer realizes time and cost benefits by adopting Test Automation solution for 16 modules across PeopleSoft Financials and Supply Chain during their upgrade from V9.1 to V9.2.

Application: V9.1 FSCM 16 modules Implementation

Test Repository: 380 Business Process Tests including 1000 transactions

Project Plans

  • PT Upgrade from 8.52 to 8.55
  • PSFT V9.1 to V9.2 Upgrade
  • Fluid Implementation
  • Planning for PUM Updates

Challenges: 

  1. Time constraints:- Too much to test in a short span of time
  2. Coverage:- Limited resources and time, limited coverage
  3. Accuracy: Challenging to ensure accurate test results
  4. Documentation Overhead:– Tons of excels to maintain screenshots and test data
  5. Dependencies:- Cross- modular leading to inefficiencies
  6. Management Overhead:- Tracking and reporting was a major overhead
  7. Impact on PUM Planning: Testing overhead impacting rate of PUM adoption.

Goal: Automate standard business processes to reduce testing time leading to faster burndown, reduce cross modular dependencies and better reporting  

Solution: 

Astute helped the customer

  • Identify Scope of Test Automation
  • Develop Test Scenarios in PeopleSoft Test Framework for all in scope end to end business processes
  • Implement FasTest Test Automation for enhanced test automation and Test Management Capabilities
  • Training on PeopleSoft Test Framework & FasTest
  • Test Maintenance Strategy

Results: 

Total Automated Tests: 289

% Automation = 75%

1st pass of 9.2 application Testing completed in 1 week!