Software at a Service (SAAS) Test Management

SAAS as the name suggests is the software licensing model that allows a user to use applications on demand. The applications may be downloadable to the local machine or they could be accessed remotely. In the ever growing software industry software testing has become indispensable. Test management tools are the one that manage software testing. They are the software that manages tests as per predefined specifications. SAAS is such software as a service used for Test Management. The availability of the application depends upon its use or on the expiration of contract.SAAS is thus an End to End Test Management Solution to cover all the QA Processes. It manages all the Requirements, Tests, Issues and Reporting as one single software testing solution and saves time and money by integrating various software testing software. Coordination and Visibility are main requirements of QA and Testing. SAAS is a QA Management Software that allows the user to choose what to test, report issues and track them as well. In today’s highly competitive environment software companies aims at the best quality software.Due to ever growing competition and focus in cost effective measures of software testing, companies are looking out for a software management tool that is cost effective and provides tools and processes that enables testers to develop a more holistic approach towards testing. The testing needs ad requirements differ from individual to individual. By selecting the most appropriate tool for Software Testing companies can ensure that the product is tested thoroughly before it is launched in the market. Each and every tool differs in its capabilities and limitations to test the software’s. SAAS helps the companies to choose the best possible tools as per their requirements to achieve high standards of quality in their products.SAAS provides multiple benefits to the end user. Some of them are as follows: It provides a cost effective solution, by giving an option of choosing the most appropriate tool, as per the requirement. This prevents the cost of procuring the software individually. The initial cost for acquiring and deploying SAAS is thus much lower.Any upgrade of Soft wares, are the responsibility of SAAS and thus the end user is always at a benefit of using latest version of the software. Also since SAAS Test Management applications are already available over internet, it can be easily adopted by the user with minimal investment of time and effort and it does not have any additional cost of implementation of licensed software.The end user can always choose the software according to the requirements and thus can customize the Testing according to its requirement. It gives the user more flexibility for testing the software.SAAS once procured can be used at any location as per the end users preference, as it is hosted by web. So the user can use the application all across the globe. It’s the responsibility of the service provider or vendor for the full maintenance of applications, which allows the user to focus entirely improving the quality of the product by testing it to the highest levels.

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