Case Study

E2E Testing of Islamic Core Banking modules for a Major Bank in Malaysia

Quality and Application Assurance through strategized Test Management Services

Business Situation:

The Client is an Islamic financial services provider migrated its core banking business operations from AlTel with Silver lake Islamic Core banking system. The Bank deals with CASA, Foreign currency CASA, Remittance, Loans (Consumer & Corporate), and Traveller Cheques, Foreign Currency Notes, Bill Payments, IBG (Inter Bank Giro).
As part of implementation, Hastraa Consulting Services, partnered to provide Test Management Solutions for Quality and Application Assurance.


  • Scope & Schedule: No clear Scope and schedule definition. Over optimistic timeline definitions
  • Requirement Management: No proper documentation of the business requirements
  • Environment Challenges:
  • Un-planned code drops
  • No dedicated test environments for mutually exclusive business modules

The Solution:

  • Analysis & Development phase: Workshops were conducted to elicit the requirements and finalise the testing scope
  • Testing phase: Progressive test approach was adopted to accommodate any missed business requirements during the requirement analysis phase
  • Test Execution: Requirement driven test approach was adopted
  • Other Details:
  • Solution: SIBS (Islamic)
  • Products – CIF, CRM, Teller, Payments (Bill Payment, IBG, Pension and Autopay)
  • CASA (CA, SA, IA, Zakat, PDM, SDB)
  • FOS (Consumer and Corporate)
  • FMS (Business, Transactions, Enquiry and Collection)
  • Remittances & GPS
  • EBS (ATM and CDM)
  • Other Channels and Interfaces

Benefits for the Customer:

  • Progressive Test Approach ensured the defect leakage from SIT to UAT is less than 1 %
  • Business Requirements were streamlined and elicited with no ambiguities
  • Redrafted project timelines ensured the project go live achieved as per the defined timelines