Internet of Things (IoT) lab implementation to enable smart home and business solution provider to achieve effective test coverage

About the client
The client is a leading provider of cloud-based services for the smart home and business monitoring to millions of subscribers through a network of service providers.
Technology problem
The client was facing the following technology issues:

  • The client required End-to-End (E2E) Functional testing in a complex Internet of Things (IoT) and cloud system landscape.
  • Test automation was absent.
  • The client required simultaneous testing of mobile apps for multiple platforms such as iOS, Android, and Windows phones.

Technology solution
Cybage provided a technology solution, comprising:

  • A comprehensive IoT lab for near real-world testing.
  • Development of reusable assets for Functional and Regression testing of various smart devices and panels.
  • Provision of a robust test automation framework using Selenium for testing to help reduce the time to market.
  • Provision of custom-made utilities or plug-ins to monitor the application, report issues, and track changes on Confluence.

Execution strategy
The execution strategy of Cybage was as follows:

  • The Cybage Testing was responsible for adopting best practices, designing test strategies, creating automation suites, and performing test execution.
  • We perform Manual testing across the entire value chain to accommodate changing requirements in a dynamic smart devices environment.
  • We capitalized on a keyword-driven framework for automation to validate the stability of various functionalities on the web.

Value realized
Using this platform, the client offered a comprehensive solution for consumers and businesses to secure and remotely monitor homes and offices with a range of devices. The client ensured:

  • Continuous quality enhancement through review and defect prevention.
  • Continuous productivity enhancement through test automation using multiple tools.
  • Lower total cost of ownership through Cybage’s mature and well-set processes for test execution.

Tools and technologies
Cybage used the following tools and technologies:
Test automation CasperJS, PhantomJS, C#.NET and Core Java, Selenium WebDriver
ALM  Integrated Atlassian tools—Confluence, JIRA

Cybage services utilized
Development, Testing, and Test Automation