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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

Organizing projects with Jira

Now that we have understood what Jira is, we can learn how to organize projects with it.

Jira can be used on the enterprise level to create different projects for various departments. While there is no rule of thumb for creating a project, deciding upon certain parameters can benefit organizations by segregating projects, which can aid in strategizing work effectively.

Agile project management using Jira

Organizations are moving away from traditional waterfall project management processes to iterative, fast, smooth, and systematic Agile project management processes. The Agile method for product development selects the most relevant requirements in each iteration or cycle and produces parts of the final product in each cycle.

Iterations are generally shorter and hence it is planned for a limited period. It provides the flexibility to reverse any new changes without affecting the larger product being developed. Thus, it helps to reduce the risk of failure and controls...