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Integrating smart impact analysis

 

As the world becomes more digital, it is becoming increasingly important for organizations to not only add test automation to their software development life cycle but also ensure they are properly testing the “right” items. Recently, test automation powerhouse, Tricentis acquired IntelliCorp’s SAP LiveCompare. The goal of this acquisition was to bridge the gap between what to test and why, and the actual execution of test case creation and test automation, with robust reporting.

TTC’s US Customer Success Manager Carla Hartman took a look at LiveCompare’s key functionality and how it can add value.

Main functionality includes:

- Comparison of object analysis
- Read transports
- Impact analysis
- Transport comparisons

Impact analysis tools like LiveCompare have been on the market for a number of years. But the value of this type of tool when combined with a test automation tool is seen in a reduction of test scope, which enables organizations to focus on the most at-risk test cases.

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 * www.tricentis.com
** Based on the analysis of 15 Tricentis customers/SAP support packages

Organizations are maximizing their outcomes of test automation by combining these two tools and realizing value in a number of ways:

- Identifying test gaps
- Closing testing gaps
- Building the right test cases
- Population of test execution lists
- Visibility into unused tests 

At TTC our goal is always to ensure that our clients gain more value from testing the "right" things and focusing on the quality and impact of test cases automated, as opposed to the quantity of test cases automated. Seeing these two tools being integrated is the future of modern quality assurance practices.