Advanced Data Driven Testing (ADDT)

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Convergys Test Automation Team has developed an Advance Data Driven Testing (ADDT) approach by using the Test Automation Engine, which drives WinRunner based on the input provided by the tables. The approach has been successfully implemented in System Test Organization in Convergys for the regression.

Test automation can be thought of as "writing software to test other software." Using one of the commercially available automated testing tools, test scripts are written that drive the application under test--execute keyboard, mouse actions and background processing--and verify application responses and behavior just as a human would.

Automated testing can reduce or eliminate the drudgery and repetition associated with some manual tests, decrease the time required to test and make your tests more consistent and repeatable. Automation testing also increases the quality of the product and produces early fault tracking during the testing phase.

Convergys Test Automation Team has developed an Advance Data Driven Testing (ADDT) approach by using the Test Automation Engine, which drives WinRunner based on the input provided by the tables. The approach has been successfully implemented in System Test Organization in Convergys for the regression.

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