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Avoid the Risk: Test Your Applications

apps image.jpgWhen appearing on TV for an interview, interviewees don’t just sit down with Barbara Walters on a whim and hope they can handle the questions and responses with grace. Instead, they practice and test their interview responses, body language, and everything else; one wrong comment or remark could taint their image or reputation. The risk of not practicing and testing is far too great than the time it takes to ensure everything will go smoothly.

Similarly, why would a company decide to deploy software and/or an upgrade without testing?

With deployments and upgrades that go rogue, employees and those using the technology are often affected, annoyed, and there is a risk is losing valuable data or disrupting the process so greatly that business as usual is NOT business as usual.

So with myriad things that could happen and the possibility of disrupting an organization’s core business performance, quality assurance teams need to assure quality.

By testing deployments prior to making them live, organizations can avoid costly business risks and bottlenecks. The testing process can identify any potential issues, expose problems needing immediate attention, and mitigate risk to business applications.

To ensure testing occurs and is accurate, even if the Quality Assurance team is strapped for time, SAP Test Acceleration and Optimization can help. With the this SAP service integrated with SAP Quality Center and SAP Solution Manager, the QA team can prepare and execute tests quickly and meet the demand of ensuring high quality within a specified time frame.

The benefits of using SAP software include:

  • Accelerate your application-release cycle times
  • Mitigate risk to your business applications
  • Deliver a positive experience for end users
  • Promote company-wide standard centralizing testing across projects 
and methodologies
  • Increase the quality of testing by utilizing cross-project sharing of defects, 
requirements, processes, and tests in a single unified platform

Overall, the earlier a defect is found through testing, the less expensive it will be to fix and the less problems it was will cause – so always Test Your Applications Before Going Live. Learn the best practices that support rapid SAP application deployment and quality.

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