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BRM Database Testing

An overview on BRM is discussed in our earlier posts and we would recommend beginning from that article for continuity. In this post we will discuss the data stored in the BRM Database, created by performing various BRM GUI and BRM API operations. Given below is the structure of BRM Database:   The BRM Database…

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BRM Server Component Testing

As discussed in our prior articles on BRM GUI testing and BRM API testing, there are a variety of operations and modules to cover when considering testing BRM products. In this post we will discuss in detail the various components of the BRM Server and how they are tested. The below figure showcases the different components in…

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BRM API Testing

In our earlier posts we went through a brief overview of Oracle BRM Testing, and how BRM UI interface works and is tested in Oracle BRM GUI Testing. In this post we will be focusing on BRM API testing.  API calls are much faster compared to browser/UI responses and are used to transmit/retrieve data to…

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BRM GUI Testing

As discussed in our overview of Oracle BRM Testing, there are several aspects to testing BRM.  In this post, we’ll be focusing on the Front-End aspect of testing.  Typically, this is the interface that is used internally by the Business Configuration Center to manage the customer accounts, product upgrades, billing information corrections, etc. It is…

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Testing Oracle BRM (Billing & Revenue Management)

Revenue Management is a major component in any business, and especially so for customer centric B2C industries, such as telecommunications. BRM (Business Revenue Management) systems can be used to manage the complete flow of revenue information. 3Qi has been involved in testing BRM components by leveraging our in-house product, Awetest. Awetest is a cloud-based testing tool which…

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Handle AJAX Calls Using Selenium

What is AJAX?  Ajax is a combination of different web development techniques which run in a user’s browser and exchange data with a webserver to update a webpage or parts of a webpage. As the name AJAX stands for Asynchronous JavaScript and XML, AJAX uses XMLHttpRequest calls to request data from a server and JavaScript…

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Mobile Automation Test Pyramid And Best Practices

When manual testing becomes cumbersome, the need to switch to automating your test cases becomes clear. A more robust and efficient way of testing an application, we can also include screenshots of the application while automating, which can be used for future reference and validation. Evolution of the traditional and the creation of modern businesses across different…

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What is Continuous Authentication?

  The global Authentication and Identification market is expected to witness significant growth during the forecast period (2018-2023) registering a CAGR of 22.54% and expected to grow into a $52 Billion market by 2023 (Source: Businesswire) As a company who has focused on Automated Testing & DevOps, we have embarked on several project to evaluate various 3rd party…

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API Testing: Best Practices

  API testing is a growing necessity. An IDC study indicated that, at the beginning of 2016, the API Market was tracking a 56% growth rate on a yearly basis. The size of that market totaled over $333 million. With the surge of publicly available API’s, developers will find their API’s being utilized on an exponentially wider scale. Clearly, ensuring that…

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4 Essential UI Automation Test Types

Automation can be intimidating at first. The analysis paralysis of being presented a resource with as vast of depth as test automation can leave many overwhelmed before they scratch the surface. However, after understanding a few fundamentals, automation becomes a logical solution to many problems QA testers face. First and foremost, the cost savings of automation…

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The Big 3: Leading RPA Vendors

We previously introduced RPA and discussed the coming change it will bring across a multitude of industries. Now we’ll take a look at the current leading RPA tools on the market, and analyze the pros and cons for both. BluePrism BluePrism is a pioneer of RPA, having both coined the term and being one of the first companies to offer an…

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RPA: The Next Frontier in Automation

Has the future arrived? If you classify the future as robots beginning to take over our repetitive business processes, than that answer is a resounding yes, thanks to Robotic Process Automation (RPA). Automation has always been at the core of what we’re doing at 3Qi Labs and, as a result,  Robotic Process Automation (RPA) has recently…

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State of QA Testing 2017: Where Are We Now?

SmartBear’s 2017 State of QA Testing report contains responses from over 3,400 employees in the QA industry, including software developers, manual/automation tester, consultants, etc. As always, seeing these types of reports provides an enlightening look into the direction of the QA industry, and allows us to examine our own methodologies and approach to testing. Lets analyze…

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Agile Test Automation: Points to Consider

The structure and frequency of testing automation is often debated. Should you automate your tests? How should you automate? When and which tests should you automate? The debate can go on for days due to varying test results and reliability. To further complicate matters, conducting tests through an agile environment seems to make test automation a…

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Testing, DevOps, & Automation

Traditional IT Ops teams require nearly 60% more time per week to handle support cases as compared to their DevOps Oriented Counterparts! This is just one of many statistics legitimizing DevOps as a software development methodology and it continues to be one of the big areas of focus for companies of all shapes and sizes.

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