- Posted by: Arvind Rajan
- Category: FasTest
Accelerate Peoplesoft Project Delivery with robust Test automation processes using FasTest!
There has been a significant paradigm shift in today’s fast-paced development environment where automated testing has replaced comprehensive manual testing. Businesses are now leveraging the value that robust automation processes offer in terms of increasing software efficiency by largely reducing the enterprise software development lifecycle curve.
BENEFITS OF TEST AUTOMATION
Automation testing, being less resource-intensive, offers potential solutions for testing and re-testing using an enormous range of data values, web browsers, or operating systems. Essentially, automation testing methodologies come with a significantly broader scope of overall test coverage, and therefore, a direct impact on application quality. The very redundant nature of automation allows assessment of program behavior with dedicated focus on constant execution of all areas of testing, thereby, expediting software delivery.
AFTER PEOPLESOFT V 9.2?
The pre-PeopleSoft 9.2 versions were primarily maintenance-intensive, with critical issues including application updates being handled by applying a host of patches, bundles, and maintenance packs. Emerging business standards with PeopleSoft v 9.2 has grown to revolutionize the release cycle for managing application growth and utilization.
SELECTIVE ADOPTION AND PEOPLESOFT TEST FRAMEWORK
Selective Adoption for PeopleSoft allows customers to select and drive changes based on business requirement whilst preserving strategic customization. Using the Selective Adoption process is critical for organizations to keep PeopleSoft current.
This new, best-in-class methodology is now bundled with PeopleSoft v 9.2; the PeopleSoft Update Manager (PUM) allows you to selectively apply, implement, and manage ‘update’ images that contain several enhancements and new features. The breakthrough in testing particularly allows multiple PUM image applications with customer-driven cadence, increased test coverage, and regression that are critical for overall software quality. Customers are empowered by staying current on updates and maintenance packs with reduced cost in application maintenance.
In order to drive agility in automated testing, the PeopleSoft Test Framework (PTF) houses many complex workflows. PTF is typically a business-driven automation framework solution based on the Selective Adoption landscape with the following significant key benefits:
- Minimized manual efforts in regression testing
- Increased information security
- Reusability of test databases
- Reduced cost and capital
- Expedited feedback
- Sustainable competitive edge
- Increase in productivity resulting in a higher ROI
The customization capability of PTF allows seamless integration with the existing processes and practices of maintaining and managing PeopleSoft. With a powerful single-click execution capability, PTF helps drastically cut down response time and operational capital for PeopleSoft deployment.
FASTEST DELIVERS TREMENDOUS BUSINESS VALUE
Astute Business Solution’s FASTEST is an open source application that enables complete automation of functional regression testing using PTF. FASTEST is built as a continuous testing platform enabling Continuous Development, Continuous Integration (CI), Continuous Testing, and Continuous Deployment (CD) for global delivery teams. Power packed with modern tools and methodologies, FASTEST simplifies functional testing processes across all levels of enterprise architecture, customized BI, and data warehouses.
FASTEST effectively eliminates the challenges of manual testing in terms of the extensive effort for repetitive testing, undocumented tests, and additional variable costs along with an already high fixed cost. Also, FASTEST drastically reduces the testing capital costs by almost 80% as opposed to manual or PTF-based testing with the following key takeaways:
- Dashboard Reports
- Batch Automation
- Data Mining
- Defect Tracking
- Requirement Management
- Test Management
Our test library comes pre-loaded with tests for all features of PeopleSoft v9.1 and PeopleSoft v9.2. Maintenance Tools comprises the Test Organizer, Test Case Generator, and Process Sequencer. Management Tools comprises the Test Manager and Reporting through Workcenter Dashboards. The Defect Management Tools function comprises Review of Test Logs and the Defect Manager for effective tracking and controlling of defects.
This platform brings tremendous business value to enterprises with cutting-edge analytics, dashboards, and reports for defect tracking to help coordinate, manage, and monitor end-end testing across the entire application chain. Addressing the challenges of rapidly testing complex, integrated applications within a small timeframe, FASTEST is the answer to forward-thinking automated testing methodologies.
Engage with Astute Business Solution’s team of in-house implementation experts to produce the best-fit testing and end user adoption solutions for your enterprise.
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