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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

Establishing relations between requirements and the test plan

As we saw in Chapter 3, Understanding Components of Testing with Jira, the traceability matrix is useful for obtaining a clear understanding of the project progress and identify requirements that demand more testing efforts or have more defects. The traceability matrix also indicates the test strategy, the type of test activity, and the tasks that have been defined and planned by test professionals to verify stated requirements. This gets created early in the phase so that it can be reviewed by project stakeholders, which affords sufficient time to monitor it, provide feedback, and adjust the test process as required by the team to achieve the test goal.

Establishing relations between the requirements and the test plan is the first part of creating the traceability matrix. Whenever a requirement ticket is created in Jira, test professionals can prepare a test plan ticket and link it to the requirement. One requirement may have...