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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

Burndown chart

A test case burndown chart helps a project team to track the rate of the execution of the test cases for the selected test cycle. It also indicates the number of the test cases that have been executed for the selected date, week, or month, and the remaining test cases. It helps a team to know how much more effort is required to finish the selected test cycle. Let's create this report with the help of Jira plugins.


synapseRT has an option to generate a test case burndown report, which can be used to track the rate of test execution: 

  1. In order to generate a test case burndown report in the synapseRT tool, navigate to the SynapseRT Reports section and select the Test Case Burndown Report option. This lets you choose the Project, Test Plan, and Test Cycles for which the report must be generated.
  2. As shown in the following screenshot, enter all the required details, then click on the Generate Report button:
  1. This generates the test case burndown report, as shown in the following...