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Giovanni Pistarini
User
Test Governance at a transportation company with 10,001+ employees
Jun 30 2017

What is most valuable?

We manage more than 400 users and 120,000 test cases / year in our Test and Defect Management solution based on Silk... more»

How has it helped my organization?

1) Directional reporting based on baseline and test level. Provides drill-down to single projects. This allows us to... more»

What needs improvement?

Better management of mandatory fields. Some minor usability issues.

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing??

Good value for price

Which other solutions did I evaluate??

Tested different solutions, for flexibility, integration capabilities and fast/easy use.

What other advice do I have??

If you are an enterprise site that needs a real customizable test and defect management solution, one that is easy to... more»
Cagin Uludamar
Real User
Test Automation Architect at a financial services firm with 10,001+ employees
Oct 29 2017

What is most valuable?

* GUI: HTML-based and no installation is required. * Keyword driven testing: It lets our testers with no technical background easily create and maintain automated tests. * Issue... more»

How has it helped my organization?

We are in the process of wide spreading test automation skills to the teams of our organization. With the ease of use that Silk Central provides, our teams have a smooth learning... more»

What needs improvement?

From a test automation perspective, the main feature missing is the ability to schedule executions with only failed tests.

Which other solutions did I evaluate??

Yes, but in my previous companies.
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Nidhi Justa
Real User
Test Automation Lead at a insurance company with 5,001-10,000 employees
Aug 30 2017

What do you think of Silk Central?

Valuable Features: Issues and Defect Management. • Room for Improvement: Reporting Execution planning Requirement Dashboard • Use of Solution: 12 months. • Stability Issues: None. • Scalability Issues: None. • Customer Service and Technical Support: Good. • Previous Solutions: I have used HPE Quality Center, HPE ALM, JIRA, and Rally. They are much better tools than Silk. When I move clients, I have to use the tool they currently use, so I just learn them all. • Initial Setup: I am not sure, I didn’t set it up. It was set up in 1999 and I was not a part of my current organization. • Pricing, Setup Cost and Licensing: I have heard it is not an expensive tool. However, I am not the one who bought it. • Other Solutions Considered: Not...

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What is Silk Central?

Silk Central is an open test management solution which unifies all test assets into one easy-to-use planning, tracking, reporting and execution hub. Silk Central enables you to gain control, collaboration and traceability across all areas of your software testing, whether your methodology is Agile, Traditional or hybrid. Silk Central provides integration of requirements, manual and automated tests, defect tools and your test execution, giving full traceability of the quality of your software testing regardless of role.
Also known as
Borland Silk Central, Micro Focus Silk Central
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AmBank Group, Krung Thai Computer Services, Deakin University
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