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Team Chipmunks Icon AboutUs.png   ABOUT US

 

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Test Plan

Objectives

  • Gathering feedback from potential stakeholders with regards to the heuristics and design of the existing functions of the current application
  • Identify any usability issues that persist in the application
  • Improvement of our application based on the results
  • Access the level of interest for our application on real industry users

Number of Users:

  • Guy Weyns (Sponsor/Product Owner)
  • Hd. Stock Selection Committee at a leading investment bank
  • Hd. Investment Research Division at a leading investment bank

Date: 21 August 2015 – 31 August 2015
Scope of UAT2

  • Log in/Log out functionality
  • Registration functionality
  • Scenario Pricing Tree Single functionality
  • Scenario Pricing Tree Multiple functionality
  • Profitability Map functionality
  • Forecast Dispersion functionality
  • View Reports functionality

Testing Document: UAT Document 2


Procedure: A set of User Testing document was supplied to the various testers which allows for them to input various comments, feedbacks, problem faced and recommendations for Stock Parser.

Results/Comments

  • A recommendation was made to include certain key aspects to shift the focus of the application’s display, allowing for a higher level consensus for the end users.
  • Minor tweaks to graphical displays of information for the various functionalities.
  • The users commended on the time savings brought about by the application as compared to current industry practices

The users of the application did further express their pleasure in using the application, notably stating

“The potential is immense. I am very interested in the future development of this and would love to see more.” - Hd, Investment Research Division at a leading investment bank
“Possibility for an online modelling platform, highlighting only essential items that can be similarly submitted and reviewed.” - Hd, Stock Selection Committee at a leading investment bank


Feedback Results

  • Hd. Investment Research Division at a leading investment bank
How much does Stock Parser help in the following Time Taken without Stock Parser Time Taken with Stock Parser Percentage Improvement (%)
Data Retrieval (Grabbing values from Capital IQ, Factset, Bloomberg) 15 minutes 1 minute 93.33% time saved
Thesis Review (How much time does it take to review a thesis) 45 minutes 15 minutes 66.67% time saved
  • Hd. Stock Selection Committee at a leading investment bank
How much does Stock Parser help in the following Time Taken without Stock Parser Time Taken with Stock Parser Percentage Improvement (%)
Data Retrieval (Grabbing values from Capital IQ, Factset, Bloomberg) 30 minutes Instant 100% time saved
Thesis Review (How much time does it take to review a thesis) 45 minutes 13.5 minutes 70% time saved

Survey

How much does Stock Parser help in the following? On a scale of 1 - 7 (1 being not helpful, 7 being very helpful) Comments
Quality of Investment Recommendations 5.5 Future possibilities of an online modelling platform could be explored
Quality of Visualizations 5 nil
Importance of Consistent Visualisations 6 nil