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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

Defect matrix reports

As the name suggests, defect matrix reports can be used to find out the current status of the defects linked to the test cases. Hence, it helps to know the progress of the current test cycle and test plan for the selected project. There are various options for customizing and generating such reports based on the defect's current status, assignee, priority, components, and so on. Let's try to generate a defect matrix report using Jira plugins.


synapseRT has an option to create a defect matrix report and verify the status of the current cycle or test plan execution in terms of the defects reported by the team:

  1. In order to generate a defect matrix report in synapseRT, navigate to the SynapseRT Reports tab and select the Defect Matrix Report option. This shows the option to configure the report. We can also select the way we want to view the report by selecting x axis and y axis values. After entering all the required details, click on the Generate Report button...