How Agile Adoption Will Improve App Testing
As business user demand for high-functioning business apps grows rapidly, CIOs and their IT teams seek to incorporate more agile approaches into testing.
67% of the IT testing decision-makers surveyed said quality assurance (QA) and testing are very important or critical to their organization’s strategy.
74% said they strive to understand business requirements when testing, and 65% said they seek to create a better customer experience.
55% of the IT testing decision-makers said enabling the continuous delivery of change in their testing is a priority, and 53% seek to make their organization more agile.
76% said it’s critical to remove and/or eliminate defects and incidents while testing business apps, and 62% said it’s critical to release them on time.
58% said it’s critical to validate use cases and requirements while testing business apps, and 55% said the same about minimizing testing costs.
On average, the IT testing decision-makers said 54% of their organization’s functional testing is conducted manually.
47% said continuous delivery and agile adoption will result in testing automation accounting for the vast majority of all testing.
35% said continuous delivery and agile adoption will result in business and domain expertise being required for testers, and 31% said these changes will lead to the merging of QA and developer roles.
Need for more business-oriented reports: 40%,
Inability to understand test progress on the business process level: 39%,
Dashboards don’t summarize data as needed: 34%,
Difficulties in evaluating requirement-related defects: 34%,
Reports are too technical, with no analytics for business: 30%
Recreation of the defect: 44%
Duplicated defects reporting: 43%
Need to track defect lifecycle: 38%