Gartner Research

Critical Capabilities for Software Test Automation

Published: 07 April 2016

ID: G00295648

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


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


  • 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

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