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Business Context

  • The client is a reputed Media Agency who advise companies on how and where to advertise, and on how to present a positive picture of themselves to the public. Primary services include advertising, public relations and other forms of media management.
  • They ensure that a marketing message appeals to consumers, appears in the right place, at the right time and that the advertiser pays the best possible price.

Expectations

  • Smooth integration between two systems
  • Improved quality of builds handed over for testing
  • Improved and enriched product offering to end customers, improved customer satisfaction by avoiding time spent on bug-fix / hot-fix releases

Environment

  • Bookings can be made from in house application and also from the third party application
  • Third party bookings should be integrated with in house application
  • All the billing and invoicing will happen within in house application
  • Bookings should be available for media matching

Key Challenges

  • Existing application is built on legacy technologies and do not support test automation
  • Regression testing had be done manually
  • Integration must be compatible with existing other third party integrations
  • Performance testing

Key Highlights

  • Understood the third party application with minimum support
  • Identified major integration gaps in early stage

Solution

  • Testing team comprising:
    ✓ 1 x Test Lead/Manager
    ✓ 2 x Manual Test Engineers

  • Designed test strategy and performed functional and system integration tests across the application & UAT support
  • Streamlined IT processes and artifacts, optimized resource skills, tool metrics & provided well-defined quality management and monitoring mechanism
  • Functional and regression testing for existing
  • API testers (on demand)
  • Testing team enabled to produce manual test cases
  • Test data creation for UAT testing
  • End-to-end functional testing and provided agile coaching and streamlined their test processes
  • Custom scripted a performance test with python as there was no feasibility of using any standard performance test tools
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