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4 best practices of test case management in Jira

Although testing involves many different stages, it’s mostly based on preparing and executing successive test cases. Tests have a strong influence on the quality of the final product. This is why it’s so important to pay attention whilst planning the process, and how it’s integrated into the rest of the development lifecycle. To ensure tight […]

Katarzyna Kornaga

5 December 2019 • 27 min read

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Why switch from TestRail to embedded testing with RTM for Jira?

Software development includes multiple stages, and there usually are many people working on the final product. In order to achieve all the established goals, the workflow should be well-organized in a carefully selected tools, no matter which project management approach we choose. It’s not possible to predict all the changes that may occur during the process, but risk assessment is […]

Katarzyna Kornaga

20 November 2019 • 28 min read

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Excel or Jira – which solution is better for your testing process?

A while ago we were writing about the most common testing challenges. Those were the problems that testers admit they have to face every day, like for example communication troubles, unstable working environment, and so on. However, we discovered another struggle which they usually don’t talk about, probably because it doesn’t concern testers exclusively. This secret […]

Katarzyna Kornaga

7 October 2019 • 29 min read

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RTM by Deviniti vs TM4J by Adaptavist on a race against bugs

If you ask your testers about the challenges they have to deal with every day, the majority of them will admit that race against time is one of the most problematic. At some point, the software development team finishes coding, and the release date is coming closer and closer. Managers are watching the testers’ back, requiring to […]

Katarzyna Kornaga

17 September 2019 • 25 min read

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RTM vs Zephyr – choose your fighter for testing in Jira

More and more teams decide on bringing their tests into Jira Software. It’s not a surprise, as this solution turns out to be cheaper, faster, and also supports achieving the goal of each software development project: the best possible quality of the final release. On the Atlassian Marketplace, there are many test management apps integrated with Jira. We divide them into external and […]

Katarzyna Kornaga

29 August 2019 • 21 min read

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The biggest software testing challenges

Surprising as it may seem, most of the problems that testing teams have to deal with every day are non-technical. Tests constitute an important part of software development but unfortunately are often undervalued by other stakeholders. Testing process aims at finding bugs before a potential client does, so good testers inevitably bring bad news most […]

Katarzyna Kornaga

2 August 2019 • 22 min read

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Keep track of your testing progress with Test Execution report

The main purpose of tests is the quality assurance of the final product. The best way to achieve that is by tracking defects throughout the testing process and sending them back to fix by the development team yet before releasing the software. In order to do that, it’s absolutely necessary to be up to date with every […]

Katarzyna Kornaga

26 July 2019 • 16 min read

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3 ways to manage software requirements in Jira

Product requirements management is the process of documenting, analyzing, tracing, prioritizing and agreeing on requirements, then controlling changes and communicating them between team members and other stakeholders. Being an initial part of software development, gathering requirements has a strong impact on all the further stages. That’s why well-organized management of this phase is so important and should be treated […]

Katarzyna Kornaga

12 July 2019 • 17 min read