Gartner Research

Critical Capabilities for Software Test Automation

Published: 07 April 2016

ID: G00295648

Analyst(s): Maritess Sobejana, Thomas Murphy , Joachim Herschmann

Summary

Selecting software test automation tools is increasingly difficult because of the expanding scope and increasing overlap of products and vendors. IT application leaders will have to understand the capabilities that matter most in support of their desired quality and testing needs.

Table Of Contents

What You Need to Know

Analysis

  • Critical Capabilities Use-Case Graphics
  • Vendors
    • Automation Anywhere
    • Borland
    • Hewlett Packard Enterprise
    • IBM
    • Oracle
    • Original Software
    • Progress
    • Ranorex
    • SmartBear
    • TestPlant
    • Tricentis
    • Worksoft
  • Context
  • Product/Service Class Definition
  • Critical Capabilities Definition
    • Match to Nontechnical Role Skills
    • Match to Technical Role Skills
    • Templates and Accelerators
    • Business Process Validation
    • Change Impact Analysis
    • Cross-Platform Support
    • Cross-Browser Support
    • Real Device Testing
    • Dashboards and Reporting
  • Use Cases
    • Mobile Applications
    • Responsive Design
    • Packaged Applications

Inclusion Criteria

  • Critical Capabilities Rating

Gartner Recommended Reading

©2020 Gartner, Inc. and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Gartner is a registered trademark of Gartner, Inc. and its affiliates. This publication may not be reproduced or distributed in any form without Gartner’s prior written permission. It consists of the opinions of Gartner’s research organization, which should not be construed as statements of fact. While the information contained in this publication has been obtained from sources believed to be reliable, Gartner disclaims all warranties as to the accuracy, completeness or adequacy of such information. Although Gartner research may address legal and financial issues, Gartner does not provide legal or investment advice and its research should not be construed or used as such. Your access and use of this publication are governed by Gartner’s Usage Policy. Gartner prides itself on its reputation for independence and objectivity. Its research is produced independently by its research organization without input or influence from any third party. For further information, see Guiding Principles on Independence and Objectivity.

Already have a Gartner Account?

Purchase this Document

To purchase this document, you will need to register or sign in above

Become a client

Learn how to access this content as a Gartner client.