CUSTOMER DATA
Testing time required to complete one test case manually, (Person-Minutes)
Total number of identified test cases (Nos.)
Monthly CTC of a Test Lead ($)
Monthly CTC of a Test Engineer ($)
Number of Test Engineers currently deployed to test the product under consideration (Nos.)
Number of Test Leads currently deployed to test the product under consideration (Nos.)
Premium customer will be willing to pay for automation expertise (%)
TOOL DATA
One time Tool Cost per license ($)
Number of Licences (Nos.)
Number of years over which Tool Cost can be amortized (Years)
AMC, as a % of Licence (%)
DECISION VARIABLE DATA
Proportion of Total Test Cases which are automatable (%)
Proportion of manual effort which is consumed by an automated test case (%)
First time automation effort required for a Test Cycle (as a multiple of effort required for Manual Test Cycle) (Nos.)
Recurring automation maintenance effort required as a % of one time automation effort (%)
Wage inflation per year (%)
Number of calendar months in a year consumed as idle/wait time (Months)
ASSUMPTIONS DATA
Standard Work hours for testing in a calendar day (Hours)
Standard Work days in a calendar month (Days)
Proportion of Team Lead's time applied exclusively for executing tests (%)
Proportion of Test Engineers' time applied exclusively for executing tests (%)
RETURNS 1 YEAR 2 YEAR 3 YEAR
Order of increase in regressions possible per year (Nos.)
Cost saving per Test Cycle ($)
Order of saving in Cost per Test Cycle (%)
Payback Test Cycles, for cost of automation (Nos.)
Payback months, for cost of automation (Months)
EXECUTION TIME 1 YEAR 2 YEAR 3 YEAR
Time for a Manual Test Cycle (Months)
Time for a Test Cycle after automation (Months)
Time for a Test Cycle after automation (Months)
Maximum possible Test Cycles after automation in a year (Nos.)
COST OF AUTOMATION ($) 1 YEAR 2 YEAR 3 YEAR
Cost of Automation Effort ($) - -
Automation Maintenance Cost ($)
Amortized Cost of Tool ($)
Tool AMC ($) -
Total Cost ($)
COST OF TESTING ($) 1 YEAR 2 YEAR 3 YEAR
Cost of a Manual Test Cycle ($)
Cost of a Test Cycle after automation ($)