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  • Introduce automated testing. For the pilot system, automated testing in the form of JUnit was used on less than 10% of code base.
  • Manage legacy and new code and contractors. Extend automated testing to new code development as well as the legacy code project (20+ applications). Ensure that teams from multiple contractors embrace automated testing.


  • Use Agitar to create mocks and inject easily to isolate code.
  • Use Agitar to develop automated tests today and make automatic testing part of the development process moving forward.
  • Within six months, Agitar is in use by three teams and by approximately 40% of the developers on those teams.