IBM's Test Automation Strategy: Build your test automation architecture around IBM Rational Quality Manager

A robust and usable test automation solution

From the developerWorks archives

David Mehaffy, William Owen, and Ashish Aggarwal

Date archived: April 7, 2017 | First published: August 31, 2010

Over the past years, the aim of improving the development life cycle and the quality of hardware and software products has led to test automation. One major challenge has been that each team has unique automation needs. These unique automation needs have led many teams to create their own automation solutions. Most of these automation solutions neither create components that can be reused by other automation deployments, nor use any existing software to standardize and minimize their effort. This leads to duplication of work and the proliferation of non-standard products. IBM® Systems and Technology Group has created a test automation strategy that encourages reuse, building a flexible solution that uses IBM® Rational® Quality Manager as a hub to coordinate other products with various automated test capabilities.

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