<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN">

<html>
<head>
   <title></title>
   <style>
   <!-- 
      .txt { font-family:Arial,Verdana,Helvetica; font-size:11px; font-weight:normal; text-decoration:none; color: #000000; }
   -->
   </style>
</head>

<body bottommargin="0" leftmargin="0" marginheight="0" marginwidth="0" rightmargin="0" topmargin="0"><center><font size="-2">Having trouble viewing this e-mail? <a href="http://app.mailworkz.com/email_view.asp?group_idno=5088734&outgoing_idno=5222660&email_idno=3001151">please use this link</a>.</font><br>

   <table bgcolor="#FFFFFF" width="600" border="0" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0" align="center">
      <tr>
         <td valign="top" id="ZEBRATRACKS_TOP"></div></td>
      </tr>      
      <tr>
         <td valign="top">
            <table width="600" border="0" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="4">
               <tr>
                  <td height="250" valign="top" id="ZEBRATRACKS_COL1"><table cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0" border="0" width="100%"><tr><td class='txt'><div align="left">
<table height="855" cellSpacing="0" cellPadding="0" width="719" border="0">
    <tbody>
        <tr>
            <td width="719" colSpan="3" height="125"><a href="http://www.pinpointresources.com/"><img height="168" hspace="5" src="http://app.mailworkz.com/root/files/1265173/topbanner5.jpg" width="750" useMap="#Map" border="0" /></a><map id="Map" name="Map">
            <area shape="RECT" target="_blank" coords="166,93,459,159" href="http://www.pinpointresources.com/">
            <area shape="RECT" target="_blank" coords="-1,-5,225,86" href="http://www.pinpointresources.com/">
            <area shape="RECT" target="_blank" coords="507,114,707,169" href="http://www.main1web.com/pinpoint"></map></td>
        </tr>
        <tr>
            <td vAlign="top" width="464" height="597">
            <div align="center">
            <table style="WIDTH: 100%; HEIGHT: 200px" cellSpacing="0" cellPadding="0" border="0">
                <tbody>
                    <tr>
                        <td><br /></td>
                        <td><br /></td>
                        <td>
                        <p class="MsoNormal" style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 12pt"><span style="FONT-SIZE: 18pt; COLOR: red; FONT-FAMILY: 'Trebuchet MS','sans-serif'">
                        <table style="WIDTH: 100%" cellSpacing="0" cellPadding="0" border="0">
                            <tbody>
                                <tr>
                                    <td vAlign="bottom" colSpan="4"><b><font face="Trebuchet MS" color="#333399" size="5">TEST AUTOMATION TOOL&nbsp; <br />FACTORS 1-5</font></b></td>
                                </tr>
                                <tr>
                                    <td vAlign="bottom">
                                    <div style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt" align="right"><img height="25" alt="" src="http://app.mailworkz.com/root/files/1265173/Number1b.jpg" width="25" border="0" /></div>
                                    </td>
                                    <td>&nbsp;</td>
                                    <td vAlign="center"><span style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; COLOR: navy; FONT-FAMILY: Verdana"><b>Scope</b></span></td>
                                    <td>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </td>
                                </tr>
                                <tr>
                                    <td vAlign="center"><font style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt" color="#000080">
                                    <div style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt" align="right"><img height="25" alt="" src="http://app.mailworkz.com/root/files/1265173/Number2b.jpg" width="25" border="0" /></div>
                                    </font></td>
                                    <td><br /></td>
                                    <td vAlign="center"><span style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; COLOR: navy; FONT-FAMILY: Verdana"><b>Preparation Timeframe</b></span></td>
                                    <td><br /></td>
                                </tr>
                                <tr>
                                    <td vAlign="center">
                                    <div align="right" src_cetemp="/root/files/1265173/Number3b.jpg"><img height="25" alt="" src="http://app.mailworkz.com/root/files/1265173/Number3b.jpg" width="25" border="0" /></div>
                                    </td>
                                    <td><br /></td>
                                    <td vAlign="center"><span style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; COLOR: navy; FONT-FAMILY: Verdana"><b>Return On Investment</b></span></td>
                                    <td><br /></td>
                                </tr>
                                <tr>
                                    <td vAlign="center">
                                    <div align="right" src_cetemp="/root/files/1265173/Number4b.jpg"><img height="25" alt="" src="http://app.mailworkz.com/root/files/1265173/Number4b.jpg" width="25" border="0" /></div>
                                    </td>
                                    <td><br /></td>
                                    <td vAlign="center"><span style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; COLOR: navy; FONT-FAMILY: Verdana"><b>When Is the Benefit To Be Gained?</b></span></td>
                                    <td><br /></td>
                                </tr>
                                <tr>
                                    <td vAlign="center">
                                    <div align="right" src_cetemp="/root/files/1265173/Number4b.jpg"><img height="25" alt="" src="http://app.mailworkz.com/root/files/1265173/Number5b.jpg" width="25" border="0" /></div>
                                    </td>
                                    <td><br /></td>
                                    <td vAlign="center"><span style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; COLOR: navy; FONT-FAMILY: Verdana"><b>The Degree Of Change</b></span></td>
                                    <td><br /></td>
                                </tr>
                                <tr>
                                    <td vAlign="center" align="left">&nbsp;</td>
                                    <td vAlign="center" align="left">&nbsp;</td>
                                    <td vAlign="center" align="left">&nbsp;</td>
                                    <td vAlign="center" align="left">&nbsp;</td>
                                </tr>
                            </tbody>
                        </table>
                        </span><span style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; COLOR: navy; FONT-FAMILY: 'Trebuchet MS','sans-serif'"><o:p></o:p></span></p>
                        </td>
                        <td><br /></td>
                    </tr>
                    <tr>
                        <td vAlign="top"><img height="28" alt="" src="http://app.mailworkz.com/root/files/1265173/PinPoint_Icon.jpg" width="50" border="0" /></td>
                        <td>&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;</td>
                        <td>
                        <div><span style="FONT-SIZE: 13.5pt; COLOR: red; FONT-FAMILY: 'Trebuchet MS','sans-serif'"><u>SCOPE<br /></u></span></div>
                        <u></u><span style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; COLOR: #2b4089; FONT-FAMILY: 'Trebuchet MS','sans-serif'"></span>
                        <div><font face="Trebuchet MS" color="#2b4089" size="2"><span lang="EN-IE" style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; COLOR: black; FONT-FAMILY: 'Verdana','sans-serif'"><font color="#333399"><span style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; COLOR: #2b4089; FONT-FAMILY: 'Trebuchet MS','sans-serif'">It is not practical to try to automate everything, nor is there the time available generally.&nbsp; Pick very carefully the functions/areas...&nbsp; </span></font>
                        <div><font color="#333399"></font><a href="http://www.pinpointresources.com/automation.asp#point1"><img alt="" src="http://app.mailworkz.com/root/files/1265173/readmorewhite.jpg" align="right" border="0" /></a><br /><br /></div>
                        </span></font></div>
                        <font face="Trebuchet MS" color="#2b4089" size="2"></font></td>
                        <td>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </td>
                    </tr>
                    <tr>
                        <td vAlign="top"><img height="28" alt="" src="http://app.mailworkz.com/root/files/1265173/PinPoint_Icon.jpg" width="50" border="0" /></td>
                        <td><br /></td>
                        <td>
                        <p class="MsoNormal" style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><span style="FONT-SIZE: 13.5pt; COLOR: red; FONT-FAMILY: 'Trebuchet MS','sans-serif'"><u>PREPARATION TIMEFRAME</u></span></p>
                        <div><span style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; COLOR: #2b4089; FONT-FAMILY: 'Trebuchet MS','sans-serif'">The preparation time for automated test scripts has to be taken into account.&nbsp; In general, the preparation time for automated scripts can be up to 2/3 times longer than for manual testing...&nbsp; <a href="http://www.pinpointresources.com/automation.asp#point2"><img alt="" src="http://app.mailworkz.com/root/files/1265173/readmorewhite.jpg" align="right" border="0" /></a></span><br /><br /><br /></div>
                        </td>
                        <td><br /></td>
                    </tr>
                    <tr>
                        <td vAlign="top"><img height="28" alt="" src="http://app.mailworkz.com/root/files/1265173/PinPoint_Icon.jpg" width="50" border="0" /></td>
                        <td><br /></td>
                        <td>
                        <div><span style="FONT-SIZE: 13.5pt; COLOR: red; FONT-FAMILY: 'Trebuchet MS','sans-serif'"><u>RETURN ON INVESTMENT<br /></u></span><span style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; COLOR: #2b4089; FONT-FAMILY: 'Trebuchet MS','sans-serif'"><span style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; COLOR: #2b4089; FONT-FAMILY: 'Trebuchet MS','sans-serif'">Because the preparation time for test automation is so long, the benefit of the test automation only begins...</span></span><br /><a href="http://www.pinpointresources.com/automation.asp#point3"><img alt="" src="http://app.mailworkz.com/root/files/1265173/readmorewhite.jpg" align="right" border="0" /></a><br /><br /></div>
                        </td>
                        <td><br /></td>
                    </tr>
                    <tr>
                        <td vAlign="top"><img height="28" alt="" src="http://app.mailworkz.com/root/files/1265173/PinPoint_Icon.jpg" width="50" border="0" /></td>
                        <td><br /></td>
                        <td><span style="FONT-SIZE: 13.5pt; COLOR: red; FONT-FAMILY: 'Trebuchet MS','sans-serif'">WHEN IS THE <br /><u>BENEFIT TO BE GAINED?<br /></u></span><span style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; COLOR: #2b4089; FONT-FAMILY: 'Trebuchet MS','sans-serif'">Choose your objectives wisely, and seriously think about <b><u>when&nbsp;and where</u></b> the benefit is to be gained.&nbsp; If your application is&nbsp;<i><u>significantly</u></i> changing <i><u>regularly,</u></i> forget about test automation - you will spend so much time updating your scripts that you will not reap many benefits...</span> <br /><a href="http://www.pinpointresources.com/automation.asp#point4"><img alt="" src="http://app.mailworkz.com/root/files/1265173/readmorewhite.jpg" align="right" border="0" /></a><br /><br /></td>
                        <td><br /></td>
                    </tr>
                    <tr>
                        <td vAlign="top"><img height="28" alt="" src="http://app.mailworkz.com/root/files/1265173/PinPoint_Icon.jpg" width="50" border="0" /></td>
                        <td><br /></td>
                        <td><span style="FONT-SIZE: 13.5pt; COLOR: red; FONT-FAMILY: 'Trebuchet MS','sans-serif'"><u>THE DEGREE OF CHANGE<br /></u></span><span style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; COLOR: #2b4089; FONT-FAMILY: 'Trebuchet MS','sans-serif'">The best of test automation is for regression testing, whereby you use automated tests to ensure that pre-existing functions (e.g. functions from version 1.0 - i.e. not new functions in this release) are unaffected by...</span> <br /><a href="http://www.pinpointresources.com/automation.asp#point5"><img alt="" src="http://app.mailworkz.com/root/files/1265173/readmorewhite.jpg" align="right" border="0" /></a><br /><br /></td>
                        <td><br /></td>
                    </tr>
                </tbody>
            </table>
            </div>
            </td>
            <td vAlign="top" width="287" bgColor="#2a4089" height="597">
            <table>
                <tbody>
                    <tr>
                        <td><font color="#ffffff"><font face="Trebuchet MS" size="2">
                        <div style="COLOR: #fefefe">
                        <table style="WIDTH: 282px; HEIGHT: 521px" cellPadding="4" border="0" 4?="">
                            <tbody>
                                <tr>
                                    <td colSpan="2">
                                    <p style="COLOR: #fefefe"><font size="3"><span style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt"><font face="arial, sans-serif"><span lang="EN-IE">Often when a test automation tool is introduced to a project, the expectations for the return on investment are very high.&nbsp; Project members anticipate that the tool will immediately narrow down the testing scope, meaning reducing cost and schedule.&nbsp; However, we have seen several test automation projects fail - miserably.</span></font></span></font></p>
                                    <p style="COLOR: #fefefe"><font size="3"><span style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt"><font face="arial, sans-serif"><span lang="EN-IE">The following very simple factors largely influence the effectiveness of automated testing, and if not taken into account, the result is usually a lot of lost effort, and very expensive 'shelfware'.</span></font></span></font></p>
                                    <p style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold; COLOR: #fefefe; TEXT-ALIGN: center"><font size="3"><span style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt"><font face="arial, sans-serif"><span lang="EN-IE">Free Consultation from PinPoint Resources</span></font></span></font></p>
                                    <p style="COLOR: #fefefe"><font size="3"><span style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt"><font face="arial, sans-serif"><span lang="EN-IE">If you would like to hear more about our Automated Testing Methodology please contact us for a free consultation from one of our consultants...</span></font></span></font></p>
                                    <p><font size="3"><span style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt"><font face="arial, sans-serif"><span lang="EN-IE"><span style="COLOR: #fefefe">Steve Palamara</span><br style="COLOR: #fefefe"><span style="COLOR: #fefefe">National Director of Business Development</span><br style="COLOR: #fefefe"><a style="COLOR: #fefefe" href="mailto:%20steve.palamara@PinPointResources.com">steve.palamara@PinPointResources.com</a><br style="COLOR: #fefefe"><span style="COLOR: #fefefe">317-726-5600 ext 209</span><br /></span></font></span></font></p>
                                    <div></div>
                                    <font face="arial, sans-serif"><font face="arial, sans-serif"></font><font face="arial, sans-serif"></font></font>
                                    <p><font face="arial, sans-serif"><font face="arial, sans-serif"><a href="http://www.pinpointresources.com/"><img style="WIDTH: 85px; HEIGHT: 20px" alt="" src="http://app.mailworkz.com/root/files/1265173/readmore.jpg" align="right" border="0" /></a></font></font></p>
                                    <font face="arial, sans-serif"><font face="arial, sans-serif"></font></font></td>
                                </tr>
                            </tbody>
                        </table>
                        </div>
                        <div align="center"><b><font face="Trebuchet MS" color="#ffffff" size="6"><img height="76" alt="" src="http://app.mailworkz.com/root/files/1265173/midbanner2.jpg" width="282" border="0" /><br />Visit Us Online</font><font face="Trebuchet MS" color="#ffffff" size="4"><br /></font></b><font face="Trebuchet MS" size="2"><a href="http://www.pinpointresources.com/"><span ?="" href_cetemp=""><span ?="" href_cetemp=""><span style="TEXT-DECORATION: none"><font color="#ffffff">www.pinpointresources.com</font></span></span></span></a></font></div>
                        <p align="center"><a href="http://www.pinpointresources.com/"><img height="167" alt="" src="http://app.mailworkz.com/root/files/1265173/www.jpg" width="200" border="0" /></a></p>
                        </font></font></td>
                    </tr>
                </tbody>
            </table>
            </td>
        </tr>
        <tr>
            <td align="right" width="720" colSpan="3" height="90">
            <p align="center"><img height="90" alt="" src="http://app.mailworkz.com/root/files/1265173/bottombanner.jpg" width="750" border="0" /></p>
            </td>
        </tr>
    </tbody>
</table>
</div>
</td></tr></table></td>
               </tr>
               <tr>
                  <td valign="top" id="ZEBRATRACKS_BOTTOM"></td>
               </tr>
            </table>
         </td>
      </tr>
   </table>


<br><table width="100%" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0" border="0"><tr><td bgcolor="#FFFFFF" align="middle"><img src="http://app.mailworkz.com/script/outgoing_open.asp?outgoing_idno=5222660&e=3001151&gId=5088734" border=0 width=1 height=1>

<span style="font-family:Verdana; font-size:11px; color:Black;">

<br>&nbsp;&nbsp;This email was sent to catalog-sig@python.org, by info@pinpointresources.com.

 <br>You may <a href="http://app.mailworkz.com/unsubscribe.asp?outgoing_idno=5222660&e=3001151&gId=5088734" target="_blank">unsubscribe</a> from this list. If this message was received in error, please <a href="mailto:reportit@mailworkz.com?subject=5088734|3001151|5222660">report it</a>.</font></center>

</span><br><br><span style="font-family:Verdana; font-size:11px; color:Black;">&nbsp;&nbsp;PinPoint Resources | 6308 Rucker Rd. Suite A  | Indianapolis | IN | 46220 | US</span><br><br></td></tr></table></body>
</html>