When you prepare for Workday’s biannual updates, are you giving testing the consideration and planning it deserves? After all, all the bells and whistles in the world won’t amount to much if they aren’t functioning properly.
We recommend that the focus of the 5-week release preparation window should be to verify that you see the expected behavior and outcomes in the areas that are critical to your business. While some customers may choose to review and uptake new features during the release preparation window, those activities are outside of the scope of release testing. While there may be times when your business circumstances warrant considering enabling new features as part of the feature release process, be strategic about what you choose to include and test it thoroughly.
During the release preparation window, we recommend that you focus your testing efforts on: