A Unique Technology, Engineered for SAP
Robotic Test Automation (RTA) is a unique technology that provides a new way to solve the problem of SAP regression testing (a challenge in any large SAP production deployment or transformation project) without the typical cost, complexity, delay and compromise. It eliminates the need for test script creation and maintenance, and dramatically increases test coverage without manual effort. Robotic Test Automation employs server-side instrumentation to monitor real production systems across a day in the life of your business and uses this data to automatically create a comprehensive regression test library that minimizes risk to critical systems and processes.
Why Use Robotic Test Automation?
Effective software testing provides firms with the confidence to make faster, bigger, more frequent changes to critical enterprise applications like SAP. Robotic Test Automation technology allows you to approach the problem of regression testing in an entirely new, more effective way.
Key Features of Robotic Test Automation Technology
Robotic Test Automation technology learns how an SAP system is used, and the way it interacts with others, to remove the need for steps such as end-user recording, business process discovery, test script creation and maintenance, and test data management.
RTA is based on server-side recording of actual users as they operate live systems, providing insight into a far wider range of behavior and deep system interactions than normal client-side test automation tools can manage.
RTA can virtually eliminate manual effort from the regression testing process. Its ability to capture live user behavior makes creation of comprehensive test libraries a breeze. Then an array of ‘bots’ replicate that behavior to validate the impact of change.
Beyond the UI
Traditional test automation tools tend to be limited to the UI level. As long as what goes in and what comes out looks correct, it’s assumed the rest is too. RTA enables a more rigorous approach that validates operations and interactions beyond the UI (e.g. batch jobs).
Multi-variant process analysis
With RTA you can avoid the trap of testing only idealized business processes, or the highly visible ones that are less likely to cause problems. Its server-side capture technology makes sure you can regression test multiple different paths to the same end result.
No test data management
RTA allows you to escape from one of the biggest testing challenges – test data management. Its self-contained test libraries, based on actual user behavior – can simply be played back into a system refreshed with a snapshot of Production.
RTA lets you easily scale regression testing up and down as your system evolves. Record for less time to make a smaller test library, or for longer for more comprehensive coverage. Your libraries become disposable – automatically generate a new one when your Production systems change.
How Does It Work?
Robotic Test Automation monitors SAP at a code-and-system level, discovering deep technical interactions and execution paths and using this information to automatically create a comprehensive regression test library. The observed behavior is automatically replicated in an updated SAP system where changes have been applied, highlighting any unexpected or divergent outcomes.
Automate SAP Regression Testing with Testimony
Testimony is a fully-automated next-generation testing tool which uses Robotic Test Automation to massively accelerate SAP project delivery and make rapid, comprehensive regression testing a realistic prospect during every SAP release cycle.