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We performed a comparison between Conformiq and TFS 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.

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"The tool has the ability to integrate with various requirement management, test management, and version control tools.""Though optimized and automated test generation is the core functionality, the product's integration with other tools sets it apart."

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"The work item feature is most valuable. It allows us to store all product requirements. We can also link the test cases to those requirements so that we know which feature has already been tested, and which one is waiting for testing. We can also couple the code reviews, unit tests, and automated tests into these requirements. It is reliable. It has all the features and good performance. It also has reporting tools or analysis tools.""The interface is good with TFS.""The solution is very much stable.""It is easy to push our changes from quality to pre-prod and prod.""The most valuable feature from my point of view is project management, which includes user stories as well as task management.""The most valuable feature of TFS is that it keeps the code secure while working collaboratively in a team of four or five individuals.""For what I need TFS for, I have never run into any limitation.""What I like the most is that you can set permissions on just one folder."

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"Even though the 4.1 version is a far-improved version from its earlier avatars, the performance of test generation is still an issue on real-time models we have.""It would be helpful to have a feature in the tool's UI to map object locators within the system.""I would like to see the output data optionally used as input for the model, as further action in the flow."

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"TFS isn't a great tool if you're on the cloud.""The price could be cheaper.""The project management side should be addressed and the project and release planning should be somewhat extended.""I'm looking for specific options that aren't currently available, such as active status, new status, or what's currently in progress.""There's not automatic access to test case management and execution.""I only use 1% of the functionality, so I am not familiar enough to know what needs to be improved.""They have room for improvement in merging the source code changes for multiple developers across files. It is very good at highlighting the changes that the source code automatically does not know how to handle, but it's not very good at reporting the ones that it did automatically. There are times when we have source code that gets merged, and we lose the changes that we expected to happen. It can get a little confusing at times. They can just do a little bit better on the merging of changes for multiple developers.""TFS is scalable with different Microsoft tools for test management but it is not scalable with other third-party tools."

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  • "I wouldn't say that this tool is cheap or expensive but in the middle."
  • "We are using the open-source version."
  • "The price of the solution is cheaper than other competitors and it is a per-user license."
  • "We pay for the license yearly."
  • "I am not in a position to comment on the licensing terms, as we are talking about an enterprise arrangement."
  • "I was working with the engineering team, and that was not under my umbrella. From what I can remember, its license was yearly. They had the licenses on a per-user basis, and they included MTM."
  • "Microsoft products are always expensive. Obviously, they are quality products, but it would be helpful if there was a reduction in price. But compared to other vendors, I think the cost is high."
  • "I believe we pay on a yearly basis. I don't know the current costs of them. We outsource all that to a third party. Each of the developers gets a Microsoft Visual Studio Azure DevOps license, which gives them access to the TFS server as well. We probably pay on average about 1,800 Canadian Dollars a year for every developer, but that covers a lot more than just TFS."
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    Questions from the Community
    Top Answer:Though optimized and automated test generation is the core functionality, the product's integration with other tools sets it apart.
    Top Answer:Test Cases can be generated with a local system as the server. However, depending on the number of models and their size, it is better to set up a system with higher RAM and a faster processor and use… more »
    Top Answer:Though I understand every tool will have limitations, an effort can be put in to better understand and acknowledge the issues (not every issue is a problem with Conformiq) encountered in real-time… more »
    Top Answer:TFS and Azure DevOps are different in many ways. TFS was designed for admins, and only offers incremental improvements. In addition, TFS seems complicated to use and I don’t think it has a very… more »
    Top Answer:The most valuable feature of TFS is that it keeps the code secure while working collaboratively in a team of four or five individuals.
    Top Answer:Our organization has an enterprise license with TFS.
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    Also Known As
    Conformiq Creator, Conformiq Transformer
    Team Foundation Server
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    Conformiq Creator provides a solution for automating testing processes and speeding up the software development lifecycle of Enterprise IT applications. Conformiq Creator is used in various sectors, including Telecom, Banking, Finance, Insurance, Retail, and Public Sector services. Launched initially in 2013, Creator quickly gained popularity among its users for its functional testing, application testing, system testing, and end-to-end testing.

    Conformiq Transformer shortens the path to test automation, simplifies model-based testing (MBT) adoption using existing methods, and automates manual test execution. Along with Conformiq Creator, which generates executable test cases, scripts and documentation from models, it automates and transforms test design, extending the Conformiq 360° Test Automation™ solution for complex system testing at the speed of development.

    Visual Studio Team Foundation Server (TFS) is the collaboration platform at the core of Microsoft's application lifecycle management (ALM) solution. TFS supports agile development practices, multiple IDEs and platforms locally or in the cloud and gives you the tools you need to effectively manage software development projects throughout the IT lifecycle.
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    Sample Customers
    Alcatel-Lucent, Avaya, Daimler, Ericsson
    Vendex KBB IT Services, Info Support, Fujitsu Consulting, TCSC, Airways New Zealand, HP
    Top Industries
    Computer Software Company34%
    Financial Services Firm30%
    Manufacturing Company6%
    Energy/Utilities Company3%
    Financial Services Firm25%
    Manufacturing Company19%
    Computer Software Company15%
    Energy/Utilities Company10%
    Computer Software Company20%
    Comms Service Provider12%
    Manufacturing Company9%
    Company Size
    Small Business10%
    Midsize Enterprise11%
    Large Enterprise79%
    Small Business14%
    Midsize Enterprise24%
    Large Enterprise62%
    Small Business17%
    Midsize Enterprise15%
    Large Enterprise67%
    Buyer's Guide
    Conformiq vs. TFS
    September 2022
    Find out what your peers are saying about Conformiq vs. TFS and other solutions. Updated: September 2022.
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    Conformiq is ranked 11th in Test Management Tools with 3 reviews while TFS is ranked 1st in Test Management Tools with 22 reviews. Conformiq is rated 8.0, while TFS is rated 7.8. The top reviewer of Conformiq writes "Feature-rich stable tool with multiple options to control output, good integration with other tools, and knowledgeable support team". On the other hand, the top reviewer of TFS writes "It is helpful for scheduled releases and enforcing rules, but it should be better at merging changes for multiple developers and retaining the historical information". Conformiq is most compared with Tricentis Tosca, SmartBear TestComplete, Broadcom Agile Requirements Designer and Cognizant ADPART, whereas TFS is most compared with Microsoft Azure DevOps, Jira, Rally Software, Visual Studio Test Professional and Micro Focus ALM Quality Center. See our Conformiq vs. TFS report.

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