Business Process Testing can be used by several different personas, each with varying levels of experience and different goals.
When working with Business Process Testing, roles are flexible. There are no product-dictated rules controlling which types of users can perform which Business Process Testing tasks (provided that users have the correct permissions).
Note: For details on assigning permissions, see
The following table describes various roles that can be used when working with Business Process Testing.
|Subject Matter Experts
Subject matter experts have specific knowledge of the application under test's logic, a high-level understanding of the entire system, and a detailed understanding of the elements and tasks fundamental to the application being tested. Subject matter experts are likely to:
|Automation Engineers, also known as Test Automation Experts
Automation engineers are experts in automated testing using a testing tool such as UFT One. The automation engineer is only needed if the Business Process Testing framework includes automated tests.
Note: Automation engineers can work directly in Business Process Testing or access Business Process Testing functionality from within UFT One.
Automation engineers are likely to:
Automation engineers may also be responsible for some of the tasks listed for the subject matter expert.
Automation engineers can also create, debug, and modify business components in the testing tool.
QA testers are likely to:
Test architects design and implement the testing framework. Test architects are likely to:
Set up and configure Business Process Testing and its users.