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How can I improve Jira ticket Hygiene (content detail)?

Avoid trying to direct people to change as it often backfires Instead, use some or all of the following techniques: Ensure there is a healthy and robust discussion of testing during the initial ...
Michael Durrant's user avatar
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Divide Test Cases across multiple Testers

What would you do? I'd most likely hand in my notice working in such an environment. Is there any reason why this has to be overengineered? Not in my opinion. I'd simply create one test case and ...
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QA Steps to move sprint story from Ready for QA to Done?

You don't wait for a sprint to start before doing test work. You should have been present during the planning of the ticket and given feedback on the feature. Were all possible scenarios spec'd out? ...
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What are good tools for managing user acceptance testing?

Jira, like Trello, VSTS, Pivotal Tracker and others are story ticket management systems. I've used them all and prefer Jira the most due to its UI, usability and integrations with both other ...
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How can I improve Jira ticket Hygiene (content detail)?

This sounds like developers and testers are missing requirements. This doesn't mean you need a huge formal requirements document, but in the very least each product enhancement needs acceptance ...
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Divide Test Cases across multiple Testers

What about the three of you sit down and... work together? You can simply plug one computer in a screen and you all test it together. (No sarcasm, seriously) Two of the tags you posted are "HP-...
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Handling large backlog of Jira issues

You need to triage submitted request to develop automated tests, exactly like your developers triage (are they?) bugs and feature requests. Automated test is code, and should be handled exactly like ...
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What is normal communication when a developer moves a ticket to Ready for Test?

Documenting everything in Jira is a possible waste. Everyone in the team should already understand what is expected to get the user story DoneDone, this includes all testing. If you do not know what ...
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What is "External issue ID" field in Jira for?

Where I've seen External ID used before is with importing tickets, migrating from systems or tools other than the current Jira instance, or relations between multiple systems when more than Jira is ...
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How can I improve Jira ticket Hygiene (content detail)?

I think you answered your question well, there's little to add on the side of what should be done. However, it might be useful to see what not to do when facing such a situation: hope the problem ...
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Want to identify most accurate and effective approach to raise only actual defects automatically in JIRA on test execution failure

I have not found value in automating ticket creation from test failures for many reasons such as false failures, flakies, multiple failures for same base reason, etc. The problem I see is that you ...
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Integrating JIRA with Test Link using REST Interface

We've succesfully integrated TestLink 1.9.10 with Jira in the Cloud. My configuration for the issue tracker record in TestLink is: <!-- Template jirarestInterface --> <issuetracker&...
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Strategy of using Jira with tools for automated testing

I don't think that orchestrating testing process from Jira is the best option. Testing process should go hand-by-hand with the development and driven by Continuous Integration and Delivery so in the ...
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What is normal communication when a developer moves a ticket to Ready for Test?

In the response ideally we should verify below details: Defect status: Resolved/Rejected/Won't Fix/Ready To Test Comments[ of Developer]: What he/she has exactly fixed/changed and if particular ...
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QA Steps to move sprint story from Ready for QA to Done?

Testing a user story according to its requirements Report any bugs you find Retest fixed bugs When there is no more bugs, demonstrate it to stake holders (depends on the size of this user story, you ...
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What is normal communication when a developer moves a ticket to Ready for Test?

If there is adequate documentation of the work the dev team has done in a another tool, then I would try to get access to that tool and work off of that. However, if you still aren't able to gain the ...
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JIRA integration with Microsoft Test Manager for bug tracking

You have two main options. A quick web search about JIRA TFS integration returns several connectors, most requiring payment. If your version of TFS is supported by the connectors, that would be your ...
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Handling large backlog of Jira issues

Keeping issues open in Jira also means you cannot use most reporting tools optimal. The control-chart (to measure cycle-time) will show very high values. While you want to try to fix and close defects ...
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Zephyr to Test Rail migration - Is it possible?

Having done some further investigation myself, it appears there are multiple ways to extract parts of the tests from Zephyr. If you use the 'Search' function to locate a test and then choose to ...
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Good Test Case Management Solutions for Agile with JIRA

You can consider TestRail. Please take a look at testrail site. Here you can maintain the Testcases, Create milestone for each execution and also you can run the test execution and also share the ...
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What is "External issue ID" field in Jira for?

It's used when importing issues from an external system, see this answer for example
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Mock test automation with Wiremock + Xray + Jenkins possible?

TL;DR: Jenkins supports pipelines from code. Make your build, test and deploy pipeline in code and you are not dependent on a specific CD tool. If you can do it from the command line and with API's ...
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Are there any freely available plugins or integrations for JIRA to write test cases?

There are several paid options, such as Zephyr, Xray, and Test Management for JIRA. We use Zephyr at my company. All of these plugins have free trials available, but I'm not aware of any that are free....
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How to keep track of regression bugs during Sprint in JIRA?

I'd suggest you look at it as two separate actions: Can I add regression bugs to the product backlog so I don't lose track of them. Can I bring them into the sprint. For the first one, I see no ...
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Good Test Case Management Solutions for Agile with JIRA

Try out Adaptavist test management. It is a JIRA addon, lower cost than most and very nicely done. It has all your preferred features. We used qTest initially, but we wanted closer integration with ...
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Good Test Case Management Solutions for Agile with JIRA

You can even consider Zephyr as it provides a seamless integration and customer support is really good too. More info regarding the same would be available here.
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JIRA integration with Microsoft Test Manager for bug tracking

TFS4JIRA (commercial / free for personal & non profit use) UseTFS (commercial / free for community and open-source projects) Atlassian Connector for Visual Studio (free) The Atlassian Connector ...
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Zephyr to Test Rail migration - Is it possible?

If You company bought ZAPI (Zephyr API) along with Zephyr, You always can write migration scripts for e.g. in python. In my recent jobs I test both Zephyr and Test Rail, and I must said that, Test ...
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QA Steps to move sprint story from Ready for QA to Done?

Most common path is: Ready for QA -> In testing -> Done (or reopened). I can hardly see a need to add any additional stages here. Maybe you could need them when testing a big part of functionality. ...
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Jira Concept: How to decide when to use Test Category or Test Plan?

Test Category - Functional Category including non-functional (depends on the application and how you have it divided up) Test Plan is the structure of the tests you desire to execute. This is usually ...
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