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We performed a comparison between Broadcom Agile Requirements Designer and Eggplant Manager based on real PeerSpot user reviews.

Find out in this report how the two Test Management Tools solutions compare in terms of features, pricing, service and support, easy of deployment, and ROI.

To learn more, read our detailed Broadcom Agile Requirements Designer vs. Eggplant Manager report (Updated: September 2022).
632,779 professionals have used our research since 2012.
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Pros
"In terms of meeting business challenges, it helped to shorten the dev/testing cycle by identifying requirements gaps early in the process, by having models shared within the development team. It helped increase test coverage and reduce the number of issues experienced by clients/customers.""The ability to create models/diagrams at multiple levels (nest/embed them) helps in taking models from high-level business requirements and building them into detailed requirements models and test models. Plus, it helps reuse lower level models. It also allows maintaining models at appropriate levels, even for very complex systems/solutions.""Measuring test coverage helps in one of the most challenging tasks. It has logic that can help to select the right set of scenarios and know what coverage it will provide.""Integration with automation is one of the reasons we started to consider moving to this tool from our original tool for implementing test modeling. ARD appears to have better integration with Selenium. It also has the ability to record scripts/flows using Selenium Builder and import them into ARD, which will then create and optimize a model based on that.""The support that we get from Broadcom is great.""Integration with TDM, test data management tool, provides the ability to generate data or use identified (preset or parametrized) test data. It allows significant expansion of test coverage and flexibility, without creating new tests and needing to maintain them."

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"We did see a massive return on investment from using Eggplant.""Good text reading ability."

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Cons
"The solution could improve security and authentication.""Needs improvement in aligning models so they look clear and readable without having to move boxes around.""It would help if it would save different subsets of test cases, use cases, etc., of a given diagram, for different purposes and provide an easy way to name those subsets."

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"The solution would crash from time to time.""They need to update the Linux. I think it's kind of an outdated Java Swing application."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
  • "Recommendation is to go with concurrent licenses as oppose to seat license; this gives more flexibility."
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    Questions from the Community
    Top Answer:I'm not involved in the pricing. I'm more from the architect level and handle the product from a technical perspective. I can't speak to licensing costs.
    Top Answer:At this moment, I can't think of any feedback which would need action. We've very happy with the product. We struggled a bit with the initial setup. It could be easier. The solution could improve… more »
    Top Answer:We did see a massive return on investment from using Eggplant.
    Top Answer:Eggplant is expensive. What makes it cheap for us is that in the company where I work, the more people that use it, the cheaper the licenses get. So it's kind of a deal in a way, the more you buy, the… more »
    Top Answer:In terms of what could be improved, I would love to be able to take the font of the application that the team is working in and upload it or import it into Eggplant Functional, so that the OCR is more… more »
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    8th
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    9.5
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    Also Known As
    Grid Tools Agile Designer, CA ARD, CA Agile Requirements Designer
    TestPlant eggPlant Manager
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    Overview
    CA Agile Requirements Designer is an end-to-end requirements gathering, test automation and test case design tool which drastically reduces manual testing effort and enables organizations to deliver quality software to market earlier and at less cost. The optimal set of manual or automated tests can be derived automatically from requirements modeled as unambiguous flowcharts and are linked to the right data and expected results. These tests are updated automatically when the requirements change, allowing organizations to deliver quality software which reflects changing user needs.
    eggPlant Manager helps you to manage your test execution and test environment. eggPlant Manager is a web-based test management tool that allows you to define test runs, schedule test executions, easily manage your systems and devices-under-test, manage and co-ordinate multiple instances of eggPlant Functional, and analyze aggregated results. eggPlant Manager helps you set up a continuous integration and test quickly and reliably.
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    Sample Customers
    Williams, Rabobank
    Tesco
    Top Industries
    REVIEWERS
    Financial Services Firm46%
    Comms Service Provider23%
    Energy/Utilities Company15%
    Manufacturing Company8%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company24%
    Financial Services Firm22%
    Comms Service Provider8%
    Energy/Utilities Company7%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company32%
    Financial Services Firm12%
    Healthcare Company10%
    Manufacturing Company8%
    Company Size
    REVIEWERS
    Small Business5%
    Large Enterprise95%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business14%
    Midsize Enterprise8%
    Large Enterprise79%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business19%
    Midsize Enterprise13%
    Large Enterprise68%
    Buyer's Guide
    Broadcom Agile Requirements Designer vs. Eggplant Manager
    September 2022
    Find out what your peers are saying about Broadcom Agile Requirements Designer vs. Eggplant Manager and other solutions. Updated: September 2022.
    632,779 professionals have used our research since 2012.

    Broadcom Agile Requirements Designer is ranked 8th in Test Management Tools with 2 reviews while Eggplant Manager is ranked 7th in Test Management Tools with 2 reviews. Broadcom Agile Requirements Designer is rated 8.0, while Eggplant Manager is rated 9.6. The top reviewer of Broadcom Agile Requirements Designer writes "User-friendly with great UI but could offer an easier setup". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Eggplant Manager writes "Probably the best GUI automation tool out there". Broadcom Agile Requirements Designer is most compared with Tricentis Tosca, Conformiq, TFS, Micro Focus ALM Quality Center and IBM Rational DOORS, whereas Eggplant Manager is most compared with Ranorex Studio, Adaptavist Test Management for Jira, Zephyr Enterprise, Sealights and TestRail by Gurock. See our Broadcom Agile Requirements Designer vs. Eggplant Manager report.

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