Customer Story:

Oracle Forms Automated Testing Solution

with Global Retailer

Company Profile

The customer is one of the world’s largest retailer with annual sales exceeding $15 billion and over 135,000 employees at locations on every continent. Warehouse operations, which are a business-critical activity, are managed by a customized Oracle Forms application.

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Business Benefits

Ineffective testing of customized Oracle Forms application

Risk of production environment stability due to insufficient testing


Full automation of Oracle Forms regression testing

Rapid release cycles without risk to production stability

Protection of legacy assets by improving development methods

Oracle Forms Testing Challenge

Agile development methods were implemented at this global retailer for all enterprise applications but one. Warehousing operations, managed by a customized Oracle Forms application running Retek RDM, could not accommodate automated functional and regression testing. Processes that worked in other systems failed against the complexity of the Oracle Forms infrastructure. As a result, teams of Oracle Forms developers were unable to follow agile development best-practices, and untested code put the production system stability at risk. Too much friction, too much time, and too much uncertainty surrounded the Oracle Forms development cycle.
Oracle Automated Testing Solution


AuraTester solved the problem, bringing automation capabilities to Oracle Forms and allowing the small test team to rapidly develop a comprehensive automated test bed in less than 30 days. AuraTester’s test output formats (Java and Web services) easily accommodated the team’s exiting test practices, including the Ruby programming language and the Taza test framework. AuraTester‘s reporting mechanism aids developers with rapid resolutions, allowing the release of fully tested code modifications on time and without destabilizing the production system. Over 100 automated tests are run daily, allowing the full test coverage of the entire enterprise stack.

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Oracle Automated Testing Solution

AuraPlayer brings a new level of agility and mobility to back-office systems including Oracle Forms, EBS, PeopleSoft and JDE with low-risk, a flexible and automated solution without redevelopment.

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David Buch
Senior Products Manager

David, our Senior Products Manager, is a highly experienced professional specializing in product definition, innovations, and development, with broad customer understanding, and skillful people management. He has over 20 years of R&D work experience, and continues to excel in his expertise. Before starting his career, David attended Bar-Ilan University where he studied computer science and economics. When he is not working, David enjoys spending his time as a professional tuba player joining symphony orchestras and chamber ensembles.

Elizabeth Pearl
Relationship Manager

A Relationship Manager, but a teacher by degree, Elizabeth is passionate about technology and always seeks to educate and improve the lives of others. During her years as a teacher, Elizabeth learned valuable skills that she applies to everyday life and her role at AuraPlayer: active listening, organization, preparation, and clear communication. Elizabeth is originally from the United States but currently resides in England. In her spare time, she loves exercising, spending time with her family and friends, and playing volleyball.

Nathalie Wasserman
CFO & Operations Manager

Natalie is proud to be AuraPlayer’s Operations and Chief Financial Officer. She takes pride in her work, and loves being a part of the AuraPlayer family. Prior to working at AuraPlayer, Nathalie worked at various companies as an accountant. She attended the University College London (UCL), where she graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in economics and business. She then went on to pursue a Master’s degree in Political Economies in Eastern Europe. 

Gwen Edwards
VP Business Development

An expert in helping businesses seize their potential and grow, Gwen is committed to take AuraPlayer to the next level. With over 30 years of experience in the high technology sector and working with Fortune 500 companies, she works as an advisor for growing businesses to help enhance their value and reach their business objectives. She’s a dynamic member of our team, leveraging her sales and marketing, and P&L experience to our current and future product suite.

Gwen also serves on a several private company boards in Silicon Valley, and is an active member of the angel investment network, Golden Seeds.

Yossi Nakash
CTO & Co-Founder

A true developer, Yossi has been developing and coding in Java / J2EE, C++, .Net, and C# for over 15 years, focusing mainly on the RD side of things. Entering the Oracle World about 5 years ago, Yossi immersed himself in the world of Oracle SOA, Weblogic, ADF and ADF Mobile, as well as the Java side of things.

Prior to joining Mia to found AuraPlayer, Yossi held the role of RD team leader at RadView and was a Java developer at Motorola.