Author: George Wilson

Test Automation over SAP ECC and S/4 HANA

https://vimeo.com/manage/361761832/general I have been talking about this subject quite a lot recently with both customers and prospective customers.  During these discussions there are a few points that have come to light by way of what’s important in the real world,

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Regression Testing that delivers business continuity and peace of mind.

“Transport after transport! Everything keeps changing – I’m worried we will miss something important!” Managing a large business critical application inevitably means engaging with change, whether it is change driven by the business, other application interface needs, vendor patches or

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Solving the Regression Testing Challenge to deliver business continuity and peace of mind.

“Transport after transport! Everything keeps changing – I’m worried we will miss something important!” Is that how you feel some times? Managing a large business critical application inevitably means engaging with change, whether it is change driven by the business,

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IT Director shares success story in tackling a significant upgrade

Delivering Confidence Facing a major upgrade – in this particular case jumping four versions of Infor M3 to 13.4, would be a daunting project for most companies. Doing that with a team a quarter of the size available at implementation

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User Acceptance Testing/UAT Survey Report

Having recently held a round table on the topic of User Acceptance Testing which created a fair amount of interest, I thought it worth sharing the highlights from a recent UAT survey we carried out. The results were split into two reports

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IBM i data security. Are you sitting comfortably?

Test Data solved in four steps 1. Extract, 2. Scramble, 3. Verify, 4. Roll-back The IBM i has arguably the best security record of any business application platform in common use. A great place to be if you have one. But

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“I have a Tonne of testing to do.”​ True? Maybe, but does that add up?

I heard someone say that to me recently as they entered another weekly test cycle and I pondered whether testing could be measured in Tonnes (or mass).  And since mass and energy are irrevocably connected, I wondered whether it could be

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Lessons in seeking the test automation silver bullet

row of silver bullets

So perhaps there is a silver bullet, but you are going to have to find the right one for you and look after it. In order to make test automation successful there will be different tools deployed in different places

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Script Maintenance Kills Test Automation

If there is one thing that kills test automation it is script maintenance. It is essential to minimise this for longer term success.  It is massively important in Agile methodologies as there is simply not time to have a long-winded

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Test Automation – the “Where are we?” question

woman looing at signpost wondering where we are

Just like in the old joke about asking for directions which earns the response – “If I was going there, I wouldn’t start from here.”  If you don’t know where you are, how you do things now, understand what, why

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