Book Image

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

What is Jira?

Jira is a software tool, developed by a company named Atlassian in Australia, which provides an effective way to organize and manage your projects. It also provides capabilities to meet Agile project management needs.

Jira is like a container consisting of different types of Jira issues categorized under Jira projects. Using Jira, you can design, manage, and customize various types of tasks, workflows, and reports, and streamline the project management process. It helps to streamline the process of creating and managing project artifacts and provides a shared platform for project stakeholders to monitor project progress.

Jira boosts collaboration and productivity by doing the following:

  • Reducing the effort spent tracking customer requirements manually
  • Connecting team activities
  • Providing different attributes that allow a team to divide requirements into contextual views, such as epics, components, issue types, tasks, sub tasks, and so on
  • Generating different types of reports required...