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7 Testing Trends Which Will Define your 2018 Testing Strategy

by | December 19, 2017

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7 Testing Trends Which Will Define your 2018 Testing Strategy

2018 is around the corner which is just the right time to recap on testing challenges from this last year and the key trends and focus areas for 2018. What challenges did you face in 2017, and what are your goals next year? Here’s our prediction of 7 key trends that will be of top concern for testing professionals in 2018:

 

1. Automation is not always the answer

Most companies are somewhere between
0% and 30% of automated test coverage.

 

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Are you struggling to accelerate your functional test cycles? Check out our 5 Tips to Acing Functional Test Cycles and learn about the methods you can easily apply for better control and accelerated functional testing.

 

 

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2. Improving customer experience is now the highest priority for testers

Wondering how others fair in comparison to your testing best practices? Benchmark your organization’s testing practices against leading global enterprises.  Read the 2017 State of Functional Testing report  or check out the webinar – Exposé: Testing Practices in Enterprise IT.

 

State of functional testing report

 

 

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3. Automate beyond test execution 

Leverage the benefits of machine learning and artificial intelligence to overcome manual testing challenges.  Check out the webinar to see just how Autonomous Testing for SAP changes testing.

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4. Business process quality is more important than time-to-market

Check out  these best practices and practical solutions for business process testing and to improve testing quality and accuracy at your organization.

 

Business Process Quality

 

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5. Adopt agile methods to deliver change 

at the pace of business within the postmodern ERP. Check out Accelerate Testing for the Postmodern ERP for the Industry Analyst firm, 451 Research, take on ERP testing.

 

The 451 take on Postmodern ERP Testing

 

 

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6. Business user buy-in during UAT cycles, essential for project success

If you are struggling to engage business users in UAT cycles, then don’t miss Simplify to Accelerate User Acceptance Testing to learn how you can simplify the UAT process for accelerated adoption.

 

UAT simplified

 

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7. New tools for accelerated testing

Are you still using HP QC for end-to-end test management? If yes, then it’s time to step into the future as you cut costs with an easy-to-use, comprehensive alternative. Experience easy testing, gain greater user adoption, and discover an HP QC alternative. Download this report to simplify, accelerate, and standardize your testing today.

 

Time to upgrade your testing tool

 

 

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