IBM Rational Functional Tester Competitors and Alternatives

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Jan Toebak
Manager Application Delivery Management at a pharma/biotech company with 10,001+ employees
Real User
Top 5
User-friendly, stable, helpful support, and good documentation

What is our primary use case?

We are using Qualibrate for our testing strategy, as well as for standard change requests. We began working with Qualibrate for testing our on-premises SAP solution. After that, we started implementing the cloud application, SAP SuccessFactors, so we started using it to test that. Regression testing is very important for this application, and we use Qualibrate for this, as well as to perform user acceptance testing. Another activity that we use Qualibrate for is the automation of standard changes. These types of changes are pre-approved, and via Qualibrate, the configuration is done. The flow… more »

Pros and Cons

  • "The most valuable feature is that it's user-friendly."
  • "What I would really like to see is if you are running scripts in Qualibrate, and there is a defect, then you can have it automatically raise a defect in your own ticketing system."

What other advice do I have?

My advice is that if you know how an application is working then reduce it on a weekly or perhaps daily basis. If you are doing this then you will very quickly understand how the system is working. The first time you record a regression test, I would advise doing it in a classroom session. In this scenario, people are doing the regression test manually and you ask them to execute the same script, but this time, start the Qualibrate recording function. People can make use of the backspace functionality and with it being recorded, it can be used the next time a regression test is needed. I…
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