How to Carry Out Functional Testing of a Banking Application?

Experts in web site testing, desktop testing and mobile testing know that verifying of banking applications differs from an ordinary software testing process.

Banking software products operate with customers’ money and sensitive information; they perform complex calculations, money transfers and other sophisticated operations. That is why it is of vital importance to execute thorough functional testing of such an application, and verify its databases.

Functional Testing of a Banking Software Product, as Well as Any Other One, Includes:

  • Writing the test cases. At this stage test cases are elaborated relying on the functional requirements. Each business scenario should have a few positive and negative test cases.
  • Verification of the elaborated test cases. The test cases should be verified and approved by the project manager. He or she should make sure that all the important business scenarios are covered with the tests.
  • Execution of the functional tests. The tests are usually performed by the test engineers with at least basic knowledge of finances and accounting; it can be manual or automated testing, or both.

Verification of banking application functionality usually involves utilization of different instruments such as an error tracking system, test management tool, instruments for test automation and so on.