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Bridging the Gap: Test Automation with Test Data on Demand

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Test data without test automation is like a bridge that takes you halfway across a river. Test automation without test data is equally fruitless.

Now you can bridge the gap with modern solutions that solve your hardest packaged, web, and custom application testing problems.

View the slides and watch this web seminar to see how to incorporate test automation with exactly the right test data when you need it, the way you need it.

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Bridging the Gap: Test Automation with Test Data on Demand

  1. 1. Bridging the Gap Test Automation with Test Data On-Demand
  2. 2. Welcome! • Today’s presentation will be recorded. • Chat with us! • Think of something later? No problem. • Contact us at info@turnkeysolutions.com • After the webinar, you’ll receive an email with: • A link to the recording • Links to valuable content
  3. 3. Agenda • Today’s challenges in test data and test automation • Best-of-breed answers • End-to-end closed-loop solution • Real results
  4. 4. Your Presenters Brad Kallaway TurnKey Solutions With 15+ years in technology, Brad brings a unique blend of technical knowledge and business skills. Combined with his deep expertise in PeopleSoft, Oracle EBS, SAP, and test automation, Brad is ideally suited to share tangible strategies and business practices. Jeff Hughes CA Technologies Jeff is the senior product marketing manager for CA Test Data Manager. He has more than twenty years experience in software marketing with emphasis on application development, security, cloud, and network technologies.
  5. 5. Application Testing is Complex and Costly • No Visibility – Companies no longer know their end-to-end processes in complex app environments • No Data – Companies can not easily attain usable data for test cycles, crippling DevOps initiatives • No Time – Companies have: • Armies of off-shore resources desperately trying to maintain tests • Wasted time looking for/waiting for test data • Increased pressure to get security updates and upgrades into production
  6. 6. • No Visibility – Companies no longer know their end-to-end processes in complex app environments • No Data – Companies can not easily attain usable data for test cycles, crippling DevOps initiatives • No Time – Companies have: • Armies of off-shore resources desperately trying to maintain tests • Wasted time looking for/waiting for test data • Increased pressure to get security updates and upgrades into production Complex but NO LONGER Costly or Risky
  7. 7. • No Visibility – Companies no longer know their end-to-end processes in complex app environments • No Data – Companies can not easily attain usable data for test cycles, crippling DevOps initiatives • No Time – Companies have: • Armies of off-shore resources desperately trying to maintain tests • Wasted time looking for/waiting for test data • Increased pressure to get security updates and upgrades into production APPLICATION-AWARE TM TEST DATA MANAGEMENT PATENTED EVERGREEN AUTOMATION Complex but NO LONGER Costly or Risky
  8. 8. A New Solution to An Age-Old Problem Functional Test Automation § Business process creation, maintenance, validation § Comprehensive support for large footprint of applications § Handles customizations, and net new functionality within your applications § Comprehensive library of pre-built content and automated test cases across the full range of processes § Accelerators to speed time-to-value § On-demand, compliance, etc. § Data driven testing § Synthetic data creation + data relevant to the business process § Automatically provisions the comprehensive and secure data needed for testing, matched directly to test scenarios § Reduces time needed for the creation and maintenance of test cases Test Data Management
  9. 9. Polling Question What is your biggest pain point that you’d like to see addressed in today’s session? 1. Test Automation 2. Test Data 3. Both working together
  10. 10. Test Automation
  11. 11. Test Case/Test Data Deterioration Rate 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Usable Automated Tests (%) Change Cycle Scripts recorded here Try to reuse scripts here
  12. 12. Why TurnKey Data-Driven Test Automation 80% Increase in Test Coverage 50+% Increase in Maintenance Savings 5X ROI on Test Cycles TurnKey Solutions has been listed as one of the Best-of-Breed test design automation software companies on the market, landing the lead spot in the “Innovator” segment of the Bloor Bullseye. TurnKey Solutions has the distinguished honor of being listed as a premier software testing solution that delivers “cutting edge” test automation for a broad spectrum of industries.
  13. 13. Time, Cost and Quality: Automating the Automation Continuous, Agile Testing ••Change identification ••Risk-based analysis & testing ••Automated build of validation tests •• Data-driven workflows •• Guided manual testing •• Exploratory testing •• Application Accelerators •• Scriptless test automation •• Supporting future state of hybrid Business-IT ••Continuous testing ••End-to-end test management ••Compounding value across Sprints Test Management Test Creation Test Execution Change Management Shortened Testing Cycles 5X Reduction in time to execute tests Reduce Manual Testing Effort 50-80% savings in test maintenance Proactive Defect Discovery via Automation Reuse of automation artifacts via Continuous Testing & Automated Build Validation High Levels of Test Coverage Comprehensive coverage with 1/5th the tests under management
  14. 14. TurnKey Customer Snapshot • Industry: Pharmaceutical • Headquarters: Craigavon, Northern Ireland • Customer Since: 2011 • Applications: Oracle EBS ROI: • Testing cycle went from 3 months to 3-4 days • Resources went from 20 people to 2 people • Better coverage, earlier in test cycle TESTING CYCLES WENT FROM 3 MONTHS TO 3-4 DAYS “This is key for DevOps and our larger strategy of continuous delivery for Oracle EBS. TurnKey continues to help us achieve this goal.” Brendan Woods,, Group Head of Systems Delivery, Almac
  15. 15. Evergreen Automation Our patented Evergreen-Automation means: • We know when there is a change in your application • We show you the changes and automatically update your test sets • You can provide continuous integration with less opportunity for human error, faster test cycles, and maintain the latest security and feature releases
  16. 16. Polling Question How do you manage functional testing today? 1. We do manual testing 2. We have a mix of manual and automated testing 3. We have a test automation solution
  17. 17. Test Data Management
  18. 18. Why Worry About Improving Test Data? Compliance/Security Customer Satisfaction/Quality Productivity/Agility/Efficiency Skyrocketing Costs Server Error in ‘/contractor’ Application. Runtime Error
  19. 19. CA Test Data Manager The Right Data, in the Right Place, at the Right Time Data discovery, modeling, visualization and profiling Data subsetting, masking and synthetic data generation Test Data on Demand™ Review data quality and data errors Measure coverage and identify gaps Discover relationships Identify sensitive data across all systems Identify future trends Eliminate manual data creation and masking Reduce costs and improve quality with short but rigorous test cycles Improve test coverage Share data across parallel teams Clone data as it’s provisioned Enable self-service, on demand access Provide multiple outsources with secure data
  20. 20. Advanced Test Data Management as COE for Agile Teams Scrum teams Ops controlled Dev controlled Profile, subset and mask Configure Manage Coach Large number of DB and data sources supported across mainframe and distributed Test data engineer CA Agile Requirements Designer Share and reuse versioning Fill in the gaps Profiling coverage Allocation and reservation Test data on demand Parallel, on demand access Enterprise Wide TDM COE CA Service Virtualization App 1 App 1 Production DB App 1 App 1 Test Data Warehouse
  21. 21. Why CA Test Data Manager? Sources: Forrester Research CA Test Data Manager TEI Study (includes customer interviews and comments) Productivity Savings 90% Reduction in time needed to generate test data Cost Savings 30% Increase in IT resource productivity Time Savings 25% Reduction in IT project cost avoidance
  22. 22. Why CA Test Data Manager? 287% ROI & $6.9 Million in Cost Savings & Benefits Over 3 Years IT organizations who evaluated IBM, Informatica or Delphix rate CA Test Data Manager’s Ability to build test data faster and synthetically as “SUPERIOR” to the competition. Source: 55 CA Test Data Manager users 81% IT organizations agree that CA Test Data Manager Generates test data more quickly and saves them countless hours of time Source: 55 users of CA Test Data Manager users91%
  23. 23. Polling Question How do you currently get your test data? 1. We have a test team that manually builds test date 2. We have a tool that grabs production data and we mask it 3. We have a tool that generates data from scratch synthetically 4. Other
  24. 24. Together, A Powerful Combination The market’s most powerful end-to- end test data management and test automation solution for packaged and custom apps that reduces cost and time to production while improving quality. Deep expertise in packaged apps (SAP, Oracle, PeopleSoft, SF, WorkDay, and more) Delivers data-driven scriptless automated testing architecture Streamlines test creation and execution Automatically creates and provisions the data needed for testing with TDM
  25. 25. Demo
  26. 26. Real Results
  27. 27. Real Results • $500k saved every test cycle • 80% reduction in maintenance time • 90% less time needed to generate test data • 30% increase in IT resource productivity •25% reduction in IT project cost avoidance •Dramatically increased test coverage •Reduced risk & increased confidence
  28. 28. Questions?
  29. 29. Get your personalized demo: demo@turnkeysolutions.com 303.325.2648

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