Gartner Magic Quadrant for Software Test Automation 2018

Per Gartner report, by 2021, 30% of application development organizations will use AI-enabled test automation that supports the different stages of the DevOps life cycle. Are your tools ready? 

In the Magic Quadrant (Gartner Magic Quadrant for Software Test Automation, Joachim Herschmann, Thomas Murphy, Jim Scheibmeir, 27 November 2018), Gartner evaluates vendors in this space based on ability to execute and completeness of vision. 
Cloud and digital business demand a shift toward continuous quality. Application leaders must support their teams in integrating and effectively utilizing test automation tools in their DevOps toolchain, to enable continuous delivery. Use this report to assist with your vendor selection. Key trends include: 

  • Demand for test automation continues to grow, driven by time-to-market considerations and increasingly complex applications that have become the driver of a digital business. 
  • An increasing bifurcation of the market with respect to user personas. Many tools are targeting the developer and technical tester. 
  • Open source has provided a level of “standardization” that has been well-adopted by organizations practicing agile development and making use of CI/CD practices. 
  • AI, ML and predictive analytics have begun to play a role in software testing and automation. This is especially true for packaged applications where the focus is more on business process validation and user acceptance. 

Download the full report from Micro Focus today. 

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Gartner, Magic Quadrant for Software Test Automation, 27 November 2018, Joachim Herschmann, Thomas Murphy, Jim Scheibmeir

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