Test management is the process of organizing and maintaining tests. Contrast with [tag:team-management].

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Does Microsoft Test Managers recommended tests require test agents on the servers that an applications services run on

I'm currently working on getting Microsoft Test Manager up and running with the recommended tests feature. I have created an environment that is returning recommended tests. Currently this environment ...
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Resources on implementing a well-balanced test pyramid

The test pyramid is a concept developed by Mike Cohn, described in his book "Succeeding with Agile". Basically, end-to-end tests (often called UI tests) go across all the layers of the application, ...
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When to switch from “Debug” build testing to “Release” build testing?

At my company I sometimes have trouble with getting across to developers as to why we testers shouldn't be testing in "debug" towards the end of the project. That said I'm not quite sure WHEN we ...
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How to approach software quality in a big enterprise project

We made an action list about where to improve in the enterprise software but we are not sure about where to start. These are the list of things we are going to implement but not sure about the ...
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Handling of Test Documents throughout Retests

Community, I'm currently doing development and tests for a Windows Desktop Application that plays together with some PLCs. One of my main tasks is to perform Functional Tests on a System Level for ...
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How can I test Web service without any automation tool and only using manual

I am manual tester and my responsibility is web, mobile application testing in which I need to test a web service but I have not using any automation tools yet. Please suggest me a manual way for to ...
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How to specify mobile devices web-app to be tested for in the Requirements?

It's easy to specify the requirements for web-applications used on laptops (max-min screen width, set of browsers, set of OS) e.g.: screen from 1280 x 802 to 1600 x 992px liquid layout, and static ...
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Not able to see Test Run History in TFS

We have started IV&V of a project and the actual Test team of that project is maintaining Test cases over TFS. That team has already created and executed some part of the test cases. My part is to ...
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What are acceptable time to spend and taks to be done analysing a defect as a tester?

Morning, what are an acceptable time and tasks to analyse a defect as a tester? Following situation: As our QA teams waits for a new client version and our preparations are quite done we had a look ...
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Bug Reporting/Tracking Solution for Third Party and In-house Teams

I am gearing up to start a project where development will be taking place in-house and with a third party at the same time. I am trying to find a solution which will allow both us and the third ...
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How to assess Testing Maturity in an organization

How would we assess a Test Planning/Test Execution/ practices in an organization is at Level 1, Level 2 etc. What would be the practices of each Level. Where we can think practices are evolving to ...
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Unsure of how ISEB Intermediate answer is correct

So I'm sitting my ISEB Intermediate on Thursday and, going through some mock papers now, I've been presented with a problem statement which (no matter how many times I read it), I just can't ...
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Is there any standard/guideline to follow on HW testing as ISO9126?

For software, it is often beneficial to use ISO9126/25010 as a roadmap for test coverage (e.g. functionality, reliability ...) and I wonder, is there something like that for HW? Some categorization I ...
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Waterfall QA testing

As a QA learner I want to know about some methods. Now I am learning about waterfall testing methodology. Need to know details about the testing process of waterfall methods. I have learnt some topic ...
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Test Management Tool Integration with JIRA [closed]

My question here is I would like to integrate Zephyr or any other tool with JIRA which could answer all my queries below: What is Zephyr/any tool all about and how its going to work for QA ? What ...
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How to reliably calculate flakiness of test on automation jenkins job

I have access to a CI Job Jenkins's JSON API. Here is how I have the sequence I crawl a CI job and look at all the builds I look for the latest test report and filter out the test reports which are ...
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How to find good cloud device testing tool?

I need to test my site on mobile and tab devices. But I don't have any real device for it. Please help me to find a cloud device testing tool.
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What is the complete scrum process for testing a change from start to end

I need complete start to end scrum process for testing a change. From taking a bug/enhancement from the product backlog , getting a BRD/FSD, writing Test scenarios......to........logging bugs to Jira ...
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Migration path(s) for tests in QADirector

We have a lot of tests in QADirector. The largest of our 26 projects has more than 1100 test scripts. Since QADirector is no longer supported, I'm looking for possible migration paths. The only know ...
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Status of TFS test case after execution when minor errors occured

What's the best status of test case execution when minor error occurs, but the main goal of the test case is fulfilled. Let's consider this test scenario: Test case title: Addition of object Press ...
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Tips to Improve the QA Process in a Project…?

What can be some solid tips and suggestions to improve whole QA/Testing process in a project. I am testing a financial web application. What are the testing areas in which we can improve the process ...
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How to perform Testing Process-Automation/ manual -web application

I am working in a startup with a limited number of developers [4-5]. We work on all open source platforms like Java, jQuery, Springs for development of web based applications. For integration, we use ...
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wcf client test in vs 2010 tools

wcf client test I am using wcf test client in vs 2010 tools. First when i started tool, values came with null. I want to change value's dropdownlist with my default values. How can i do it?
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Test Management Tool for Cucumber

I am investigating the use of Cucumber in my company, but I will need a good test management tool to store test results, and do reporting. Can anyone recommend a test management tool that can work ...
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What are the tiers of testing that should be done on a large scale distributed system?

Let's say you have a large distributed system in the cloud that's got dozens of developers working on it and actively adding code to. Your job is to make sure all of the quality gates are used and the ...
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Is it a good idea to use a GitHub repo to track test cases?

I'm trying to get my team to standardize on a tool to manage and keep track test cases. Currently we have a bunch of documents in Google docs or other formats such as Confluence and the main ...
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How to change status of all test cases in QC test lab

In QC, How to change status of all test cases(including all steps) together. I need to make a large set of test cases "pass" in one go, hope there would be some query which can do this.
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What is the process for developing a test plan?

I'm an experienced tester but I don't have much experience with test planning, and no experience with organized test planning. When trying to create a test plan, I get tripped up by trying to cover ...
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Test Environment Assessment Methodology

Background Me and my colleges have been delegated the task to review a large company's testing process, with focus on responsive design. As a part of our report, we've examined a couple of methods to ...
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ISO standards implement in Software Quality assurance/testing

Please help that how to implement the ISO standards in SOFTWARE QUAILTY"" if any one has any template about these, share me please. I have read about the ISO/IEC 9126 but don't know how to implement ...
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Test Runs removed from deleted builds TFS

Maybe someone can tell me how this is actually supposed to work in TFS. We had it setup so that we would only retain the last four successful builds. In Test Manager you put in a build you want to ...
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Is it possible to use TFS (Without Test Manager) with open source test management tools?

Is it possible to use Team Foundation Server (Without Test Manager) with open source test management tools, for example Bugzilla as the management interface linking in with Team foundation server? ...
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How can I run a set of tests on multiple machines concurrently using MSTest?

I have integration type tests (not unit tests) which require different environments/configurations. In order to run them I have to create test settings files for each environment and sync the test ...
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MS Test manger not able to stop a test and re-start with attachments taken

Is there a way when using test manager to stop a test part of the way through close down test manager and continue the run at a later date with the attachments you have taken?
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How to keep track of Test Case versus Test Plan

I can create a Test Plan in Microsoft Test Manager. In that plan, I can add Test Cases and execute them. My issue is that whn someone gives me a Test Case number (ID), it is not possible for me to ...
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How to set a parameter in MS Test Manager 2010 to open a web browser

I have recently started using Microsoft Test Manager 2010 and watched a few videos on the features for it. In one of the videos there was a shared step that when you run the test manually it opened IE....
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How to estimate testing time for project when development estimated time fixed

I am experienced tester. Mostly I estimate any project testing time based on requirements. But Now I have interesting question that for ex : I have checked requirement and if developer is saying that ...
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QA Manager with no programming background looking to self-educate in SQE

I am a SQA professional with 15 years of experience. My industry experience is in games and in social network mobile platforms. I'm a very accomplished team leader and mentor, with more than a small ...
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How can I report coverage on an n-dimensional test matrix?

I have a test matrix for my product's installation, which is n-dimensional, where n is about 11 or 12 at this point. For instance, the OS is one dimension, and the DB is another, and the Reporting ...
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How can I export test cases in HP ALM to be re-imported into another ALM project?

to cut a long story short I've been put on a new project which has some legacy test cases, these test cases exist in ALM. I would like to export certain sections of this test plan for use in the new ...
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Blended testing strategy in agile. Is it really possible to do efficiently?

In a book I have, it says that for agile project, blended test strategy is the best, where it should use: Risk based strategy Reactive Automated regression So I was about to implement in our ...
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When should a Test Case be marked as “No Apply”?

When executing test cases when should we mark a test case as 'No Apply'. When the test conditions/requirement is not clear or when its not feasible/possible to perm a test. Also why not mark a test ...
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Evidencing Testing

Historically at our company the chosen past by our prodecessors has been to take screen shots of every step of a test in a test script, even if no bug has been found. We are no moving from a ...
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How to implement qa test process for large scale application?

There is a large scale application with thousands of functional points and which never had any QA team or person. So when a QA person or team starts working with this type of product what should be ...
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How can I create a bug report [duplicate]

I am studying on websites manual test. I haven't any idea about making a bug report for developer by MS word, excel, powerpoint, PDF, video, screenshot etc. That they can understand easily my report &...
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Managing test results and baseline requirement

I am looking for advice/best practices on managing tests,results and requirements, the scenario I have in mind is one where there are a set of requirements, for which code,tests are generated, for ...
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HP Agile Manager versus JIRA

Has anyone used and able to offer a comparison of HP Agile Manager versus JIRA in a scrum environment, with 2 week sprints? This is considering test management, the benefits of integrated bug tracking,...
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Type of direct and indirect Testing in software testing

I have been asked in interviews What are direct and indirect scenarios in Testing?. Can anyone put some light on this question. I search on google but do not satisfied with answer.
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Are Mind Maps useful as a testing tool?

I don’t know much about Mind maps but I’ve seen expert testers (James Bach and Michael Bolton) use them to plan out their test strategy – usually in a demonstration. It seems like a plausible way to ...
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Testing techniques repository?

I was wondering if there are any repositories or wikis of formal testing techniques - test design ideas, like pairwise or boundary. I couldn't find one so far. Thanks! Ahmet