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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


About the author

Afsana Atar is an accomplished test engineer with a decade’s experience in software testing. She extends her thought leadership to teams in various domains, from digital advertising, education, and healthcare, to the financial sector, insurance, and trading. Previously, she worked with Google, IBM, the Principal Financial Group, and the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, and is presently working for Susquehanna International Group. She is a Certified Scrum Master, an Agile Scrum practitioner, and is also part of the Scrum Alliance community. She has managed and worked on projects worth over $1M as a QA engineer to a QA manager. She believes in sharing her experiences with the testing community to help foster learning and innovation.

About the reviewer

Varun Pillai is an accomplished technical manager, a seasoned software engineer, and a data scientist with over 10 years' experience in managing multicultural project teams making end-to-end deliveries in SDLC and the Agile-Scrum process for advertising, banking, and insurance companies. He has worked with various MNCs, such as HSBC and the Principal Financial Group. He is currently working with the advertising unit at AlticeUSA.

He is an avid technologist and is always looking to experiment with the next big technology stack for data science. In addition to his work, he also contributes to open source projects and offers consultancy services to start-ups in relation to their technology stacks and business processes.

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