openPR Logo
Press release

Model-based testing (MBT) integrating Sparx® Enterprise Architect with HP ALM/Quality Center

02-26-2013 07:28 PM CET | IT, New Media & Software

Press release from: BPM-X GmbH

Model-based testing (MBT) integrating Sparx® Enterprise

Kaiserslautern, 26 February 2013

For the successful delivery of e-business or complex ERP projects, the discipline and methodology of BPM is crucial for managing business process requirements. Such requirements are gathered from the business in a project's blueprinting phase by creating process models on a business activity level with business process analysis (BPA) tools. Because of the complexity of supporting business processes through and integrating them into applications, user acceptance, integration and non-regression testing are essential quality assurance (QA) concepts. The preparation of test plans is a time-consuming task which requires qualified and costly project team resources. BPM-X has developed a methodology based upon an adaptive software tool solution which re-uses business process models and thus links business knowledge captured in the blueprinting phase to continuous testing (hence MBT). Generating an appropriate test case coverage for business processes is crucial in gaining the required quality, lowering project costs, risks and negative business impacts of insufficiently tested applications.

Sparx® Enterprise Architect (EA) is a well-known modeling tool built upon a solid UML® 2.4.1 core with an intuitive user interface and an efficient, highly scalable repository with a proven record of delivering exceptional results. EA has more than 300,000 users worldwide. And by employing a detailed UML profile EA also supports BPMN™ 2.0 for business process modeling.

HP Quality Center (QC) is now a part of the HP ALM 11 application lifecycle software suite and offers software QA including requirements management, test management and business process testing for IT and application environments. HP QC is also offered by SAP® as SAP® Quality Center by HP with integration into SAP® Solution Manager.
We at BPM-X have created an integration of Sparx® EA with HP QC. This means that process models can be created with Sparx® EA using UML and/or BPMN modeling methodologies and then be imported into HP QC for further QA-related processing. Besides converting the process models into the HP QC import format the BPM-X software bridge offers the automated generation of test plans with test cases included.

Legal notice:

Sparx and Enterprise Architect are trademarks or registered trademarks of Sparx Systems, Australia. HP Quality Center and HP ALM are trademarks or registered trademarks of HP Inc., USA. SAP and Solution Manager are trademarks or registered trademarks of SAP, Germany. UML and BPMN are trademarks or registered trademarks of the Object Management Group, USA. Other company, product, and service names may be trademarks, registered trademarks or service marks of other owners.

BPM-X GmbH develops and markets the BPM-Xchange® product line as well as related professional services. BPM-Xchange® is software that offers genuine universal business process model (BPM) transformation. It carries out highly sophisticated BPM conversions between a variety of existing EA, BPA, GRC and BPM(S) tools and modeling languages. BPM-Xchange® can import all popular model formats and standards with a set of predefined adapters and templates.

Volker RAUTENBERG
VP Product Management & Marketing
Phone: +49 (0) 6301 / 703-278
Mail: Volker.Rautenberg(at)bpm-x.com

BPM-X GmbH
Business Innovation Center
Sauerwiesen 2
67661 Kaiserslautern
Germany
Web: http://www.bpm-x.com
Blog: http://blog.bpm-x.com

This release was published on openPR.

Permanent link to this press release:

Copy
Please set a link in the press area of your homepage to this press release on openPR. openPR disclaims liability for any content contained in this release.

You can edit or delete your press release Model-based testing (MBT) integrating Sparx® Enterprise Architect with HP ALM/Quality Center here

News-ID: 253303 • Views: 2070

More Releases from BPM-X GmbH

BPM-X now supports the import and export of Microsoft Visio® 2013 new VSDX form …
Microsoft introduced with the tool Visio® 2013 a new file format (.vsdx) that replaces the old Visio® binary file format (.vsd) and Visio® XML Drawing file format (.vdx). The Visio® 2013 file format is now based upon the standard Open Packaging Conventions. The Visio® 2013 file format is directly supported by Visio® Services for publishing with Microsoft SharePoint® Server 2013. The smart integration features of the BPM-X converter tool allows
Model-Based Testing MBT based on the BPMN™ Standard for improved ERP Integrati …
Kaiserslautern, Germany – 05 March 2012 BPM-X has released a new software component for model-based testing (MBT). In MBT business process models are used as input for the automatic creation of test cases. For the requirements definition of ERP software, the management discipline and methodology of Business Process Management (BPM) has an important role in the blueprinting project phase of an ERP implementation. Using the BPM methodology, the business
BPM-X Model Migration Service
Kaiserslautern, Germany - 11 February 2010 - BPM-X (bpm-x.com), the global leader in model exchange technologies, is delighted to announce the introduction of its general BPM-X Model Migration Service for the exchange of model data among a variety of Business Process Management (BPM), Business Process Analysis (BPA), Enterprise Architecture (EA), Governance Risk & Compliance (GRC), and software design or modeling tools and systems. The BPM-X Model Migration Service has been

All 4 Releases


More Releases for BPM

Global Business Process Management Market 2017: Key Players – Bonita BPM, Inte …
SUMMARY WiseGuyReports published new report, titled “Global Business Process Management Market” 360iResearch predicts the global business process management market to grow from USD 6916.65 million in 2016 to USD 15565.87 million by 2023, at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 12.29%. The year 2016 has been considered as the base year, while the forecast period is up-to 2023. The major forces driving the growth of the business process management market include
The active think tank for BPM solutions
7th BPM Club OWL September 25th, 2014 • arvato Systems invites BPM professionals to network and exchange experiences • Teckentrup GmbH & Co. KG to present BPM project for SAP reintroduction (arvato Systems) Gütersloh -- Three hours of information and comprehensive exchange – that's what BPM professionals can expect at the BPM Club OWL, which arvato Systems is presenting for the seventh time in Gütersloh on September 25th, 2014. In
Auf Tour: die größte BPM-Roadshow Deutschlands
Process Days 2014 • arvato Systems and GBTEC will stop in four cities with Process Days 2014 • Main subject: Process-driven SAP with the new BIC platform® Gütersloh (a), In Munich, Hanover, Frankfurt am Main and Cologne, the biggest BPM roadshow in Germany will stop at all four locations as part of Process Days 2014. Top business process management experts from arvato Systems and GBTEC will provide information at all locations on
An ideal BPM information platform
Process Solutions Day on May 13 and 14, 2014 in Cologne An ideal BPM information platform • arvato Systems presents Best Practice Project for BIC Platform® • Process modeling presentation by arvato Systems partner GBTEC (arvato Systems) Gütersloh – Optimized, flexible business processes, improved transparency and process monitoring in real-time: More and more companies are interested in effective business process management solutions (BPM). From May 13 to 14, 2014 in Cologne, the 9th
arvato Systems’ BPM website launch
BPM Xcellencer® Illustrates Modern Potentials of BPM Gütersloh, Germany, 5 March 2012 – arvato Systems has optimized its Business Process Management website and proudly announces the launch of an intelligent combination of software and service at www.bpm-xcellencer.de. The BPM Xcellencer® name stands for extensive expertise in business process management. arvato Systems uses tried and tested methods to present alternatives designed to adapt processes quickly, assuredly, and cost efficiently to business leaders
Successful BPM Club OWL Continues
Regional Platform for BPM Specialists (arvato Systems) Gütersloh, Germany -- The fourth BPM Club OWL featuring the topic ‘Business Process Management’ is scheduled for 20 March 2012. Peer discussions with colleagues and companions: After a successful series of events in 2011 arvato Systems offers another chance to take advantage of useful information and suggestions regarding business processes. By popular demand, arvato Systems will present an in-house sample solution under the motto ‘Comprehensive Process