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UTA - Test Strategy Whitepaper available

Anthony Shorten
Senior Principal Product Manager

The Oracle Utilities Testing Accelerator uses a unique approach to test automation for Oracle Utilities products, which uses techniques and content used at Oracle, to reduce risk and cost in taking advantage of test automation over traditional methods. Give this unique approach the techniques used in traditional automation need to be optimized to take full advantage of the platform and prebuilt content provided by the Oracle Utilities teams.

Developing a coherent test strategy as part of your initial implementation of test automation. This strategy will outlines objectives, techniques and set the stage for using test automation to meet that strategy.

A whitepaper from the developers of Oracle Utilities Testing Accelerator is now available from My Oracle Support titled UTA - Test Strategy Best Practices Guidance for Oracle Utilities Application Framework Based Products (Doc Id: 2659556.1).

This whitepaper summarizes the following:

  • Discussions of the different types of testing to be considered part of a strategy taking into consideration of the Oracle Utilities Testing Accelerator. This introduces a typical quadrant system with the standard principle "Do the High importance and High Value Business Processes First". For example:

UTA Testing Quadrants

  • Techniques for designing test scenarios and test cases to take advantage of Oracle Utilities Testing Accelerator prebuilt content including the Oracle Utilities Reference Model content.
  • Techniques to consider when designing test data to be used in testing including generation of data, importing data and how to manage that data effectively to help maximize reuse.

This whitepaper is part of a series which includes existing whitepapers and set of new whitepapers to outline common practices when using the unique approach used in the Oracle Utilities Testing Accelerator.

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