United Airlines like other large enterprise organizations, has a complex and diversified application portfolio. Multiple automation tools were in place to cater to demands for automation across technology stack. United was faced with familiar scalability challenges to achieve Continuous Delivery.
accelQ was acquired and adopted across the enterprise for all UI as well as non-UI automation. accelQ customer success team partnered with United’s team to migrate existing automation assets and accelerate the adoption. During this time, United airlines test team was enabled with formal training workshops coupled with on-the-job learning.
accelQ is proving out to be a great investment for our organization as it is playing an important role in achieving our goals in area of continuous delivery. It helped us accelerate the pace at which we automate our functional tests leveraging powerful Machine Learning and Predictive Analytics engine. It drastically cut down the time it takes to complete execution of automated tests.
- Director, Enterprise Quality & Release Management
There were different custom frameworks developed and maintained for UI and API test automation. accelQ comes embedded with application model based framework that significantly optimized reusability and brought maintenance efficiencies.
In the old world, united airlines was stuck in a vicious cycle of chasing programming skill-set for code based automation. accelQ adoption brought accessibility of automation for entire functional testing team including manual testers. accelQ changed automation from being a specialist function to mainstream at United Airlines.
United.com application is extremely dynamic both for content and visual elements. accelQ element explorer is powerful and allowed United to build complex element structure with little effort.
With accelQ abstraction, test automation at United was able to shift-left and bring in-sprint automation to enable continuous testing
Test asset sharing, test management, test planning and execution tracking are driven thru the collaborative accelQ software for automation management.
Multi-day manual test effort reduced to few hours of automated regression
In-built modularity enabling quicker development of new business process automation; over 80% re-use.
Enabled testing teams to design and develop automation concurrently with new feature implementation
Embedded best practices and design principles address peripheral concerns and tracebility consistently