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Silk Test Pros

Malli Bharathi M - PeerSpot reviewer
IT Service Delivery Manager Testing and RPA at a transportation company with 1,001-5,000 employees
The major thing it has helped with is to reduce the workload on testing activities.
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SB
Director of Engineering at a energy/utilities company with 51-200 employees
Scripting is the most valuable. We are able to record and then go in and modify the script that it creates. It has a lot of generative scripts.
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Srinivas Boyapati - PeerSpot reviewer
Manager QA at a tech vendor with 1,001-5,000 employees
A good automation tool that supports SAP functional testing.
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Silk Test Cons

Malli Bharathi M - PeerSpot reviewer
IT Service Delivery Manager Testing and RPA at a transportation company with 1,001-5,000 employees
The support for automation with iOS applications can be better.
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SB
Director of Engineering at a energy/utilities company with 51-200 employees
We moved to Ranorex because the solution did not easily scale, and we could not find good and short term third-party help. We needed to have a bigger pool of third-party contractors that we could draw on for specific implementations. Silk didn't have that, and we found what we needed for Ranorex here in the Houston area. It would be good if there is more community support. I don't know if Silk runs a user conference once a year and how they set up partners. We need to be able to talk to somebody more than just on the phone. It really comes right down to that. The generated automated script was highly dependent upon screen position and other keys that were not as robust as we wanted. We found the automated script generated by Ranorex and the other key information about a specific data point to be more robust. It handled the transition better when we moved from computer to computer and from one size of the application to the other size. When we restarted Silk, we typically had to recalibrate screen elements within the script. Ranorex also has some of these same issues, but when we restart, it typically is faster, which is important.
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Srinivas Boyapati - PeerSpot reviewer
Manager QA at a tech vendor with 1,001-5,000 employees
Could be more user-friendly on the installation and configuration side.
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