25 September 2018
The End to End testing (E2E) process is an essential part of any software development initiative, as it is required to ensure that coding works as planned. In the testing phase, all scenarios have to be considered for both success and failure, because the clients should not be the ones that find problems in the code. The goal of testing is to identify potential threats and avoid negative impacts in business operations, including the allocation of funds, clients accounting, and information management. The process is not an easy task because it requires dedicated testers, specific methodologies, and advanced software. The time needed for the testing phase might reach 30% of the total time of coding, depending on the software tested and the type of testing applied.
End to End testing refers to the testing method that can determine whether the performance of an application are meeting the requirements or not. It is performed from the start of the project to its finish line by using real-life scenarios including communication of the applications with the hardware component, databases, and other apps.
By applying those testing procedures, specialists could identify if there are any dependencies between two components of an application, as well as ensuring that accurate information is transmitted between them.
Taking as an example the Baking Industry, we can understand better the mechanism. Many people tried out Stocks, which means proceeding multiple actions, sometimes in a short period. When one shareholder sells its share, no matter the profit or loss, the broker responsible for that share receive a particular percentage of the total amount. All these transactions involve Risk Management procedures.
Looking at the above example, we can understand that in banking activities the processes include multiple transactions. It might also involve various systems that are difficult to test, but the End-to-End procedures can achieve the desired level of quality.
These are a few types of testing that could be performed in an End to End testing process. In developing services and products, the systematic process of checking the activities are essential. A quality assurance system could increase the customer confidence and company credibility, and could also impact the efficiency of the business overall.
ITSG Global is one of the leading IT organizations located in Poland, specialized in improving Quality Assurance processes and providing high-quality services for many foreign companies. The fast delivery and the proper tools used in the testing phase can provide companies quick results through quality improvements, better cost8 control, and avoidance of project delays. To learn more contact us at [email protected].
Published by: Joanna Matysiak
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