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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

Project initiation and management

Now that we have understood the basics of Scrum and Kanban, let's discover how Jira helps us to create and manage our Agile projects using predefined project templates. We will be utilizing software development templates for Scrum and Kanban to plan our projects.  

How to initiate projects in Jira

Jira provides flexibility for teams to organize project items based on their roles. We will be discussing these user roles and permissions in the next section. However, the admin role is the role with which we can create and set up a project as per our needs.

Setting up a Jira project is a very simple process. After you sign up, you will see the Welcome! page, where you can create projects from the templates provided, such as Scrum, Kanban, and so on.

Let's click on the Create new project button. It provides us with templates to create projects in Software or Business. In Software, we can see templates for Basic software development, Scrum software development, and...