If you already have an RPA tool in your organization and you’re looking to get started with test automation, your RPA tool might seem like a logical choice. It’s usually relatively easy to automate some fundamental test scenarios. However, it’s important to recognize that successful—and sustainable— test automation requires much more than the ability to click through application paths.
Software test automation tools are designed to measure the resilience of a broader sequence of tasks. To put it bluntly: RPA tools are architected to make a process work. But for software testing, you need tools that help you determine how a process can possibly break.
Download this paper to take a closer look at some of the major capabilities that are essential for software test automation in light of these differences.