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Wayne Fisher
Real User
Global ERP Test Manager at a healthcare company with 5,001-10,000 employees
Feb 11 2019

What is most valuable?

It is fairly straightforward. We have some deep expertise after using it for five years. We have some people who know it… more»

How has it helped my organization?

It has cut down on the amount of low level, grunt work that business analysts have to do and can free them up to do more… more»

What needs improvement?

One feature that we have been asking for has been to treat tests as code and store the source code for tests in a… more»

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

We ended up buying too many licenses. They were very good at selling it to us, and probably oversold it a little. We… more»

If you previously used a different solution, which one did you use and why did you switch?

It was all manual. For convenience, we used Micro Focus ALM for tracking our manual tests. We still use that as our… more»

What other advice do I have?

The technical instrumentation was pretty straightforward. The tool does what we need it to do. The primary challenges that… more»
Judy Zeman
Real User
Manager, QA at United Technologies
Feb 11 2019

What is most valuable?

We do a fair amount of end-to-end testing with the ability to create an end-to-end script, which cuts across all… more»

How has it helped my organization?

We've been able to identify some issues in our quality system prior to moving changes into production, which would have… more»

What needs improvement?

We struggle sometimes with the web side of things. Though, I don't know if it is the product or the web application. When… more»

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

The initial investment is probably a little high. It was a little hard for me to sell, but it's a one shot deal and that's… more»

If you previously used a different solution, which one did you use and why did you switch?

In the past, before automation, we could only do about 20 percent of the testing that we did on something like this. Now… more»

What other advice do I have?

Pick up some mentoring services from Worksoft to help you get started. You need an executive sponsor to help drive… more»
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Manuel Hermoso Martinez
Consultant
Senior Consultant at a tech vendor with 10,001+ employees
Feb 06 2019

What is most valuable?

It's script-free, which is really important for our end users because we are usually dealing with colleagues who are not developers and who do not… more»

How has it helped my organization?

We are able to run our test phases faster. Once the scripts, the test cases, are ready and automated, not only are we able to check our systems or… more»

What needs improvement?

There are a couple of small things, technically, that could be improved. Features we have asked for include single sign-on. It's a bigger project… more»

If you previously used a different solution, which one did you use and why did you switch?

We started with manual testing and then we started the test-automation initiative. We started with our internal corporate tool and then, as I… more»

What other advice do I have?

If you have done a market evaluation and have decided to go for Worksoft, my advice is to go for it. I would definitely recommend Worksoft Certify… more»
Joe McIvor
Real User
Project Manager at a pharma/biotech company with 10,001+ employees
Feb 12 2019

What is most valuable?

We are able to take about 1500 manual test cases, working with the Worksoft resources and system, and clobbered them down… more»

How has it helped my organization?

The autotesting piece has allowed us to complete testing more quickly, which helps us with our agile sprint. We are… more»

What needs improvement?

We went into this with the thought that we wanted to be able to hand this off to a business user, so the business user… more»

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

The price is in line with everyone else's in the market. They are not cheaper nor more expensive than anyone else who was… more»

If you previously used a different solution, which one did you use and why did you switch?

Long ago, we used HPE QuickTest Professional (UFT). The reason that we had to get off it, because it was liked by our… more»

What other advice do I have?

There is an initial mountain to climb, where you have to get all your test cases in order and have the data ready. This… more»
Santhi George
Real User
Testing & Quality Assurance Manager at Johnson Matthey Plc
Feb 07 2019

What is most valuable?

It is very user-friendly with an appealing UI, unlike a lot of other automation tools that we have evaluated. With… more»

How has it helped my organization?

We have never had any systematic regression testing regime in the organisation. This has helped in building an automation… more»

What needs improvement?

We have requested for some minor new features which Worksoft is considering. The PRIMO image recognition functionality has… more»

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

It is expensive compared to some of the other automation tools in the market. However, the benefits and ROI has proved… more»

If you previously used a different solution, which one did you use and why did you switch?

We have always been heavily reliant on manual testing and as a result, regression testing was not systematic and we could… more»

What other advice do I have?

It is a great product and we have not seen anything which cannot be automated till date in our application landscape. It… more»
RobMiller
Real User
Worksoft Certify Test Automation Architect, Developer, Trainer at a manufacturing company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Mar 07 2017

What is most valuable?

Parameter-driven action steps (no programming): Able to interact with all application objects, as well as execute all… more»

How has it helped my organization?

Of course, one of the benefits is, we are able to complete and maintain more automation. The biggest benefit for me has… more»

What needs improvement?

Certify has been in perpetual improvement mode since it's inception. Although I don't think it would be easy, being able… more»

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

Cost is always based on need. I haven't found a vendor that could give me a straight answer unless I just wanted one or… more»

If you previously used a different solution, which one did you use and why did you switch?

As mentioned, I evaluated Certify against a tool I was using, AutoTester. I was also using WinRunner, Rational Robot, and… more»

What other advice do I have?

During an R&D project to find a better automation solution at Charles Schwab (a major investment company) in January 2000… more»
Anonymous User
Real User
QA Developer II at a university with 10,001+ employees
Oct 17 2018

What is most valuable?

Ability to develop test scripts with a low bar of entry among automation tools. It’s very simple to develop. However… more»

How has it helped my organization?

We automate a lot of functional tests for SAP. The automated tests are included in larger integration tests of SAP… more»

What needs improvement?

Certify can better identify web test objects by providing libraries through its Extensibility framework. Object… more»

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

Conduct a proof of concept (POC) so that you understand what needs to be invested with Worksoft Certify. You will need to… more»

If you previously used a different solution, which one did you use and why did you switch?

My organization has been using Certify since 2007. We are committed and very happy with Worksoft. I picked up experience… more»

What other advice do I have?

Perform a pilot. Apply it to your app under a test with representative workflow. Understand the process of developing… more»
Anonymous User
Real User
QA Manager at a manufacturing company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Feb 06 2019

What is most valuable?

The idea that it's not language-specific is really nice. Keywords and the drag-and-drop functionality are great. The ease… more»

How has it helped my organization?

We used another tool for many years. It became unworkable because of the length of our scripts and how many of them there… more»

What needs improvement?

In the past, when we've tried to automate some of our web apps, it has not been as robust. If there were one thing that… more»

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

We would purchase more licenses right now if they were cheaper. Pricing is a little bit of a hindrance.

If you previously used a different solution, which one did you use and why did you switch?

We were using Micro Focus UFT. It became completely unworkable for us. Our end-to-end processes were just too cumbersome… more»

What other advice do I have?

It's a highly powerful tool. It's very customizable. It's not a cure-all for everything, but if you want to do end-to-end… more»
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Worksoft is a leading global provider of automation software for high-velocity business process testing and discovery. Enterprises worldwide use Worksoft intelligent automation to innovate faster, lower technology risk, reduce costs, improve quality, and deeply understand their real end-to-end business processes. Global 5000 companies across all industries choose Worksoft for high speed process discovery and functional testing of digital, web, cloud, mobile, big data, and dozens of enterprise applications, including SAP, Oracle, and Salesforce.com.
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