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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

Chapter 5. Test Planning

Test planning is the most essential stage in the STLC. Planning gives test professionals the opportunity to build an understanding of the problem in terms of the complexity of requirements. This is achieved by analyzing the workflow based on the use cases, and then deriving the test cases from it. A requirements document is the test basis that specifies the functionality of the application. The test plan then specifies how those items will be covered in the test by using several artifacts, including the test assignment, approach, and test strategy. The test strategy is a particularly important artifact of the test process.

We will cover different aspects of test planning and test strategy while understanding the relationship between the requirements and test plan. We will also look at how Jira can help us in defining and comparing strategies for our testing needs using synapseRT, Zephyr, and the Jira Test Management tool.

In this chapter, we will learn about the following...