Gartner Research

Critical Capabilities for Software Test Automation

Published: 18 December 2018

ID: G00352965

Analyst(s): Joachim Herschmann , Jim Scheibmeir , Thomas Murphy

Summary

Application leaders who are developing strategies for digital business must address a wide range of testing practices covering increasingly complex technology stacks. This research evaluates 13 popular functional software test automation offerings across four common testing use cases.

Table Of Contents

What You Need to Know

Analysis

  • Critical Capabilities Use-Case Graphics
  • Vendors
    • CA
    • Eggplant
    • Experitest
    • Froglogic
    • IBM
    • Micro Focus (Silk Test)
    • Micro Focus (UFT)
    • Microsoft
    • Parasoft
    • Ranorex
    • SmartBear
    • Tricentis
    • Worksoft
  • Context
  • Product/Service Class Definition
  • Critical Capabilities Definition
    • Match to Technical Role Skills
    • DevOps Tool Integrations
    • Intelligent Automation
    • Open-Source Support
    • Dashboards and Analytics
    • Match to Nontechnical Role Skills
    • Breadth of Technology Support
    • Change Impact Analysis
    • Cross-Platform/-Browser Support
    • Templates and Accelerators
  • Use Cases
    • Continuous Testing
    • Intelligent Testing
    • Progressive Web Apps/Responsive Web/Native Apps
    • Enterprise End-to-End Testing
  • Vendors Added and Dropped
    • Added
    • Dropped

Inclusion Criteria

  • Critical Capabilities Rating

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