Test Automation using Microsoft VSTP for Rewrite Program for Leading Direct Auto Insurance Carrier

  • Created QA accelerators independent of applications for additional value.
  • Improved test productivity and saved recurring expenses on expert testing resources.
  • Business continuity through integrated Automation via a customized framework in VSTP.

Business Situation

Our client sought QA assistance for its multi-year program involving rewrite of its legacy policy sales, processing and servicing systems.

The client had adopted an Iterative Software Development (ISD) methodology, which involves continuous integration of the code mandating test automation.

The client desired to leverage automation early in the game to benefit development efforts and regression for previous iterations.


The QA planning for the multi-year program involving rewrite of its legacy policy sales and servicing systems, was complex.

The Client sought to leverage a global delivery model for testing to reduce costs and benefit from 16x5 execution The Client sought expertise with Microsoft testing tools and ALM to assist with test automation.

The client also sought to institute a framework to implement a repeatable, reliable testing model for web services and UI testing.


ValueMomentum leveraged our (a) deep insurance process experience, (b) strong Centralized QA & IV&V Competency and (c) our Microsoft technology expertise in:

  • Instituting test automation using Microsoft VSTP and ALM.
  • Delivered an end to end testing solution to validate database schemas, mapping between legacy and to be systems, conversion of data, services testing, API testing, business scenario testing.
  • Test process documentation.