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Hands-On Test Management with Jira

By : Afsana Atar
Book Image

Hands-On Test Management with Jira

By: Afsana Atar

Overview of this book

Hands-On Test Management with Jira begins by introducing you to the basic concepts of Jira and takes you through real-world software testing processes followed by various organizations. As you progress through the chapters, the book explores and compares the three most popular Jira plugins—Zephyr, Test Management, and synapseRT. With this book, you’ll gain a practical understanding of test management processes using Jira. You’ll learn how to create and manage projects, create Jira tickets to manage customer requirements, and track Jira tickets. You’ll also understand how to develop test plans, test cases, and test suites, and create defects and requirement traceability matrices, as well as generating reports in Jira. Toward the end, you’ll understand how Jira can help the SQA teams to use the DevOps pipeline for automating execution and managing test cases. You’ll get to grips with configuring Jira with Jenkins to execute automated test cases in Selenium. By the end of this book, you’ll have gained a clear understanding of how to model and implement test management processes using Jira.
Table of Contents (19 chapters)
Title Page
Copyright and Credits
About Packt

Chapter 10. Test Execution Status Reporting

Project status reports give us insights into a project's health throughout the project development phase. This helps in monitoring and controlling project progress so that deliveries meet the required quality standards and deadlines. There are various types of reports available through Jira. The main goal of reports is to identify any runtime issues and obstacles or last-minute changes that need to be implemented. Reports help all project stakeholders to be on the same page about the current status of the project and allow them to make democratic decisions on containing any deviations from the plan.

Project managers plan ahead in order to identify risks and create risk mitigation strategies as well. They also address activities in change management and communication management. Reporting is a part of communication management.

In this chapter, we will be covering the following topics:

  • Test plan execution reports
  • Ad hoc test run reports
  • Requirement-based...