One of the most fundamental questions test engineers ask before starting a new project is what tools they should use to help create their automated tests. Luckily, Gartner issues a yearly report to address this issue. This report, “Magic Quadrant for Software Test Automation,” focuses specifically on functional software test automation and the UI automation facilities of tools. The use cases the report considers with regard to each tool includes:
As part of its analysis, Gartner placed each vendor in one of four categories:
The result is above. It’s important to mention that Gartner notes that most organizations typically have more than one automation tool provider. In addition, many of the solutions are still maturing – and will continue to mature over time.
Gartner updates the report on an annual basis, and it’s valuable to any organization who does testing. Testing, as we often say at DCG, is a key part of the development process, but it’s one that is often overlooked. The information in this report can enable organizations to make educated choices about software vendors, resulting in improved software quality and execution.
Read the article: “Magic Quadrant for Software Test Automation.”
This blog was originally posted at https://www.softwarevalue.com/insights/blog/posts/2016/october/the-magic-quadrant-for-software-test-automation/.
#Magic Quadrant, #Gartner, #Software Testing