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  • 1. Ideas to Solutions A Xavient Case Study Performance Testing leading to huge cost savings for a large retail giant of the US. Performance, stress and load testing for the largest retail company in Canada and US Company Background World’s largest home improvement specialty retailer, with several chains of retail stores in US and Canada. Client Requirements The primary objective was the product testing and the challenge realized was that the product had never undergone for testing. There was an immediate need to establish a robust test strategy along with verifying enhancement packages without disrupting ongoing operations and identifying logical business flows and doing performance testing on them. Xavient Solution   Xavient executed performance testing for the client and transitioned all performance test projects from the client’s existing vendor within a month’s time. Xavient executed over 400 performance test projects across different business functions like Retail, Merchandising, Supply Chain, HR, IT QA and SAP under Enterprise QA organization. Implementation    Canada First Phone o Client was introducing handheld devices in stores and replacing the current mobile order cart solution, which used Sybase Unwired Platform – SUP technology earlier that was never tested before. Xavient Identified critical business flows and performed successful tests as per client standards. Workforce Management System (WMS) o Worked on multiple releases of WMS to verify the enhancements, tested package break/fix and stability related changes to improve the usability of the software. Challenge was to predict the unexpected behavior of the application while injecting data during execution and handling test scripts at the same time without letting user abort the application. o Xavient tested the most logical flows as per client’s standards ensuring business integrity, Intuitive Reports to identify the bottlenecks and issues, (CPU / Memory / Disk / Processes / Network layer Analysis, Integration Testing – With TMS, RTS and FM application). PLM (Product Lifecycle Management) o Xavient identified and executed performance test for critical business flows for DB update AMF calls with unserialized hexadecimal codes to handle workflow enhancements to support business process changes and SKU setup activities with IDM.
  • 2. Ideas to Solutions A Xavient Case Study Business Benefits     Canada first phone – The testing was successfully completed in given aggressive timeline of 4 weeks. Utilizing Xavient’s expertise, the client saved approx. $100,000 as compared to the cost the client would have incurred while using SAP/Sybase for its testing harness and services. WMS quantitative improvements were observed in the response time, as downtime percentage reduced from 5% to 2%. Application business user concurrency increased from 200 users to 250 concurrent users. PLM was a huge step forward and a major success in establishing the new benchmark in Flex performance testing. Handling AMF calls with un-serialized hexadecimal codes with irregular patterns was an intense challenge to beat against. Using Xavient’s profound understanding and testing expertise the team was able to successfully test within given timelines.  About Xavient    Headquartered in Simi Valley, CA, Xavient Information Systems (XIS) is a leading provider of global IT and engineering services and solutions. Since its inception in 2002, Xavient has grown to be a tier-one IT Professional Services and Solutions provider for telecommunication, broadcasting, manufacturing, retail, and healthcare companies. It is the preferred transformation partner across product and vendor evaluation; business process re-engineering; outsourcing and off-shoring; product implementation; custom solution development and IT professional services for several Fortune 1000 companies. Xavient leverages its proven expertise in Global Delivery Models with centers of excellence in Application Development, QA & Testing, Managed IT Infrastructure services and IT Application & Production environment. Our Locations Corporate Location CALIFORNIA GEORGIA COLORADO WASHINGTON 2125, Suite. B, Madera Rd Simi Valley, CA 93065 Main Line: 1.805.955.4111 Fax Line: 1.805.955.4144 2 Ravinia Drive Suite 500 Atlanta, GA 30346 Main Line: 1.678.801.9966 9800, Mount Pyramid Court Suite 400 Englewood, CO 80112 Main Line: 1.303.900.0700 800, Bellevue Way NE Suite 400 Bellevue, WA 98004 Main Line: 1.425.442.6629 NOIDA SRILANKA 54, NSEZ Phase -2, Noida Main Line: 91.120.4532000 Fax Line: 91.120.4240948 NO. 06, Josheph Lane Colombo 04,Sri Lanka Main Line: 0094.112593193 Fax Line: 0094.112593193 For further information please write to: info@xavient.com Herndon 12801 World Gate Drive Suite 503 Herndon, VA 20170 CANADA 2 Robert Speck Parkway Suite 750, Mississauga ON L4Z 1H8 Main Line: 1.905.361.9816

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