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

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Impact Flow Tracking for feature update & changes

I have been working in startup as manual and automation QA engineering. New features gets applied to our site once in 2 weeks. Whenever a redesign project comes up, like say product page redesign - ...
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Xray for JIRA, any working experiences?

In my quest for finding the right test management tool, I ended up with Xray for Jira. A key requirement was: good integration with Jira. Xray for Jira didn't pop up by googling around. Somebody ...
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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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What is the percentage of requirement bugs that can be found by an inspection team? Low or High? [closed]

Can the inspection team find a high number of requirement bugs, or no?
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How to keep test cases synced with HP ALM after refactoring?

We're planning to automate test synchronization between HP ALM QC and our TestNG test cases. We want to keep them synced in the following scenarios: Test adding: When creating TestNG test, a test ...
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Modifying multiple Test Cases status [duplicate]

Sometimes I have a list of test cases in the Test Lab and I want to their Status to be changed. Is there any neat way to do it except of just going and doing that one by one?
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Setting the resolution of the slave used by Network Suite of TestComplete wanted

We are using a Network Suite inside of TestComplete 9 to do distributed testing. We have already setup a project that executes on 2 remote computers, our slaves. Sometimes the resolution on the slave ...
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How is the QA org chart across organisations? [closed]

Is QA org a separate vertical operating across different portfolios or is it distributed in each portfolio and detached from other portfolios in the same organisation ?
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Courses for non-IT people to study testing?

I am a non-IT student, but I want to enter into the IT world. Which courses do I have to study to get job in testing? What is the difference between QA tester and ISTQB tester? Which is the best ones? ...
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What is customer focus testing and how do I implement it?

I am working in a project as a tester in which I have to do the Customer Focus Test (CFT). But I have no idea on how to do a CFT. Can anybody explain me?
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Can any one who tests game can test software? [closed]

One who test games, can they test software too? or they need any special requirements for software testing?
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How long does it typically take to progress from Test Analyst to Senior TA to Test Lead to Test Manager?

How long does it typically take to progress from Test Analyst to Senior TA to Test Lead to Test Manager? I've been working as a TA for almost a year and was wondering how long it typically takes to ...
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Promoting Non-Functional Testing

What advice can you give for encouraging Project managers, and Developers to factor in tests for purposes of proving an application system's performance, resilience, capacity, scaleability etc beyond ...
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Format of the test report

Our team is responsible for web application testing. We’ve recently faced a question of providing the most common (and what is more important, the most convenient and handy) format of displaying data ...
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Looking for test management tool to integrate with JIRA, Hudson, SoapUI, and Selenium

I'm checking an open source test management tool for my company. The main options are Xqual and Testlink. In the past I worked on Testlink, played a bit with Xstudio. Our product is written in Java, ...
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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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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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Testing phase in the development

In my firm we have the practice that the test phase is made by the same people who develop the software and you are responsible for what the client does. The organization has 2-3 software packages ...
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What are some good test cases in order to do License Key authentication while software is being installed?

I want to learn about: What could be the test cases to ensure the test coverage while any proprietary software is being installed using a license key. I wish to avoid (a) re-installation (b) multiple ...
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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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Class Under Test vs Object Under Test

What is the difference between Class Under Test (CUT) and Object Under Test (OUT)? CUT is used to test a class and OUT is used to test an object. — I'm unable to find any difference ...
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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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How to install Google test-analytics?

I have read 'How Google Tests Software' book and want to install Google test-analytics but I can't because installation instructions are absent: ...
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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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What is the best way to move or copy test cases that have not been executed from one folder to another?

I am using HP ALM 11.0. I have to copy a test set in test lab of QC from one folder to another but I want to preserve the status of the test cases in the new test set. When I tried to copy and paste ...
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How to automatically break Unit Tests when their related Requirements change (before any code change)

The shop I work for has recently switched to Agile/Scrum software development. We've started logging User Stories, and defining their scope with Acceptance Criteria. So, we have Features defined ...
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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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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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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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Why is end to end testing needed? [closed]

Isn't end to end already tested when you do different levels of functional tests? For example: 1. Test A -> B (but to do this, need to do x -> z) 2. Test C -> F (but to do this, need to do A -> B) 3. ...
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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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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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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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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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View changes to test steps in MTM

When you want to see the changes made to a test in MTM, you go the history tab, but it just gives you the whole "steps" field. There is no way, as far as I know, to see the actual steps that were ...
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“What are the most important qualities of a Software Tester?” [duplicate]

I have worked as a software tester in small corporation for about three years now. I still have a long way to go, but I've understood that it takes something special to be a great tester in today's ...
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How to interpret big picture of testing with automated test results

We use Meliora Testlab to get test results from automated tests which are run on Selenium. We use the requirements module to track the user stories. For manual tests this works great - I need to see ...
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What is “Test Execution Wall Clock”?

Can anyone help me out with an answer for : What is " test execution wall clock " ? I have this information from a job description: These are the few questions which QA or Lead QA has to answer. Need ...
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How to run a particular test in an test suite?

Iam new to selenium suite, please show me how to run an particular test in an test suite, Below is my test suite, <!DOCTYPE suite SYSTEM "http://testng.org/testng-1.0.dtd" > <suite ...
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management of images in sikuli

I am currently working on a project that requires automating tests on a content player, I am using sikuli for it. The problem is that we have piled up a large amount of screenshots which is becoming ...
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What other standards exist for Hardware QA?

I have been tasked with considering standards that can be used for hardware testing and QA - the hardware in this case being, for example, DAQ (DAC/ADC) and timing systems for diagnostics in a physics ...
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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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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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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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Importing Test cases from Excel to TFS

I need to import test cases from Excel to TFS 2013. For this I have already gone through the link SQA and VSTS, but my issue is not getting resolved from these links. I can't use 'Test Case Migrator ...
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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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Test Architecture Design document?

Note : I already post this question at Stackoverflow and someone already help me to request to move my previous thread to SQA stack exchange, but no one reply. So, I am so sorry for cross posting. ...
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How to lock particular test case in Test plan module when some one is working in Particular TC

If a user is working on a particular test case in Test plan module.He is copying that test case to some other project but he wants to make sure no other person should work on it or just a information ...
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Best practices to organize the automated tests in a continuous delivery world

I am trying to organize my automates tests in the source control [ GIT] - mostly Jprofiler/Jmeter, selenium and soap tests. What are the industry standards for organizing/managing the Automated Tests ...
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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 ...