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Pullmantur: Functional tests automation with Zahorí®

Pullmantur is a spanish tourism leading-group with a business development of more than 40 years, that focuses exclusively on the cruise business, and has chosen Panel to automate the Functional Tests of its front-end applications.

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PROJECT DETAILS

CLIENT:

Pullmantur

DATE:

2016

TYPE OF PROJECT:

Software Quality Assurance and Testing

TECHNOLOGICAL ENVIRONMENT:

Web | Mobile | HOST Environment

METHODOLOGY:

Client-specific SQA methodology:

 
TEAM:

Multidisciplinary team from the Panel’s SQA and Testing Center in Madrid.

FOCUS OF INTEREST:

Variable demand.

TTM (Time to Market) demanding.

Different and misaligned technological environments.

Frequent changes.

THE CUSTOMER NEEDS

Pullmantur’s requirements were to implement a Functional Test Automation solution for its front-end applications, integrated into its Quality Assurance process.

The objective was to ensure the functional regressions of these front applications, automating part of the tasks of validation of new functionalities, improving the deadlines of its implementation, and in an open platform with great integration and scaling capabilities.

Also, one of the key objectives was for the company’s SQA teams to be self-sufficient with automation processes.

 

OUR VALUE PROPOSAL

Panel’s value proposal in this project has been the integration of our solution Zahorí® in the Software Quality Assurance process of Pullmantur.

Zahorí® is a test automation solution oriented to business flows, not only to test cases, which allows to ensure the behavior of the applications in a more productive and less expensive way. Zahorí® guarantees the automation of any business process regardless of technology, and can be integrated with any market tool. It is multi-platform and multi-device, and has no licensing costs associated.

Zahorí® has provided Pullmantur with an efficient and easily maintainable test automation framework, which has been able to ensure, in less than 8 weeks, the behavior of its applications and fulfill the Time to Market. The Panel’s value proposition has also enabled the customer’s SQA team to be strengthened, to provide methodological improvements and to increase the level of information reporting and radiation.

 

ACHIEVEMENTS

The most significant achievements in this project are:

– A clear improvement of the implementation deadlines of their applications.

– To provide an early automation capability, parallel to the development of applications and new functionalities.

– To have sustainable automation software, easily maintainable and independent of technology.

– Once in production, the SQA team of Pullmantur is autonomous in the development with Zahorí® of the automation software associated to new releases, normalizing its maintenance and minimizing the risk of outdated.