The role of artificial intelligence in software testing
22 September 2020 | Reading Time: 2minutes | Share:
The core of all IT projects is their correct functioning. The software that is released for use should be free of errors, that is why the testing stage plays such an important role in the process of its production. Development and managing of processes, methods and methodologies for testing software are of key importance to minimize or even eliminate errors in the code This way you can avoid negative consequences resulting from the use of software affected by errors.
Automatic tests are used to streamline the testing process, improve software quality, and ultimately to be able to successfully maintain very large IT systems, especially distributed ones. However, it is necessary to take care of their regular optimization, because, as experience shows, the lack of optimization is the most common blocker of software development.
The smart way to test
AIQA Technologies, one of our start-ups, is an intelligent test selector that allows you to perform system functionality checks faster and more securely without a significant burden on the entire process. It is a tool which, thanks to the use of artificial intelligence and machine learning algorithms, allows you to define a basic set of tests sufficient to check the introduced changes.
It is primarily intended for software suppliers, IT companies or corporations, and perfectly supports the implementation of R&D projects. Its use brings you the benefits of:
significant acceleration of the software delivery process, by optimizing the testing time;
increasing the transparency of data available in the application about the process and code quality through the possibility to control the data at the project or portfolio level;
the best possible use of human resources and specialists’ time;
optimization of the use of computing resources;
the unchangeability of the processes used up until now.
Accelerated time to market
According to research conducted by Jay McBain (Forrester), there were at least 100,000 independent software vendors (ISVs) in 2019. That is 10 times more than in 2009, and each company completes an average of 25 projects per year, which means about 2,500,000 projects completed in 2019. Considering the time that these companies spend testing their software every day, it is safe to say that this area needs optimization.
Today’s world uses software in almost every walk of life, from entertainment to medicine. Therefore, each year there will be more and more independent software providers, and it is expected that by 2027 there may be as many as 1,000,000 software providers on the market. That is why the optimization of the testing field is so important and will surely contribute positively to the efficiency and results achieved by a company. AIQA, by saving up to 90% of programmers’ work time in the field of maintaining high-quality software, is therefore a system that not only meets the needs of the modern software development market but is also great hope for all companies that are just about to enter it.
It is a system that was created by IT engineers for IT engineers. A tool providing technological peace of mind.