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Virtual Classroom Product

The Client

The customer is a $5 billion market leader in online education with a major focus on higher learning. The products and offerings from the customer improve the learning experience of more than 400,000 student with a strong 24,000 faculty spread over 200 campuses and learning centers worldwide.

The Challenge

The customer intended to deliver excellent online learning environment and student experience through it's revolutionary virtual classroom product.

Some of the challenges are:

  • Move from a one-size fits all model to individualized learning plans to improve student participation
  • Differentiate product offering by implementing an individualized, data-driven approach to learning outcomes
  • Architect the new classroom using a platform approach to support multi-tenancy and white labeling for potential additional revenue
  • Streamline workflow around academic policies and content development to reduce overhead for faculty and instructional designers

The Solution

The proposed solution adopted an agile development and testing with two week sprints. We provided a framework based test solution that was keyword + data driven, configurable and scalable across multiple platforms. The test results were integrated using tools like "QMetry" and "Rally".

The core highlights of the automation testing services include:

  • With our homegrown automation test framework and Selenium we reduced the test cycle by up to 40% resulting in a faster time to market.
  • Reduced the test scripts development by 40% using our reusable repository of test cases, scenarios, and validation libraries
  • Using our hybrid automation framework, we improved the test coverage by 60%
  • Performance, Compatibility, Integration and Stress testing services
  • Mobile automation testing to enable the classroom product be accessible from iPad/iPhone and Android

Technology

  • OS: Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000, Microsoft Windows XP, RH Linux
  • Tools: .NET and MS SQL Server, Eclipse, Java, JavaScript, GWT
  • Testing Environment: Selenium, QMetry and Rally
  • Issue Tracking: Mantis

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