Testing of Packaged based applications have slightly different challenges when compared to other applications, these include:
With some of these challenges in perspective it's important to select an appropriate tool for testing these applications which covers all the critical flows of the application ensuring business process coverage with a faster turnaround.
The growing demand on IT organizations to provide, maximize Business Value for its stakeholders has driven several changes in the way some of the core IT processes and functions are run. Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) is one such area that has come under increasing levels of focus in recent times. Aspects of ALM largely cover the essentials of Collaboration & Governance, Development Life Cycle and Operations. Organizations seem to take different approaches on how to accomplish these in an efficient manner.