Archives for the tag: agile testing

How to foster testing team collaboration with JIRA

A good agile product development manager knows that you can't separate coding from testing. Because agile methodologies are iterative, testing and coding are done incrementally and interactively so that features can evolve in response to changing customer requirements. Agile testing comes in many shapes and sizes and covers all types of testing, including unit, functional, load, and performance tests. Depending on what type of agile testing you'd like to do: from automated, to manual, and everything in between, there are different test types you can choose from. How can you choose which type of test to perform and for what benefit?

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How to automate your QA processes with JIRA Software

As a JIRA user, you can use an automated solution that smoothly integrates with JIRA. With an integrated tool, you can merge powerful components with JIRA's dynamic communication in order to execute detailed testing, test multiple product lines, facilitate release schedules, ensure requirements-test case traceability, cite and manage regressions, and track incremental results.

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Inside Atlassian – How QA makes development faster

This post is part of a series of blogs on Atlassian QA. We will cover how the QA strategy has been implemented in different teams, the tools and techniques we use, and the personal experiences from members of the team. Traditionally, software QA is often seen as an impediment to software development; a necessary evil that gets in the way of delivering features to customers. QA time is dutifully scheduled on the project plan, but as deadlines get uncomfortably closer, it's the first item to be squeezed

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This post is part of a series of blogs on Atlassian QA. We will cover how the QA strategy has been implemented in different teams, the tools and techniques we use, and the personal experiences from members of the team. Goliath online After arriving at the office, you stop by the kitchen to grab your morning cereal and head to your desk. You settle down and begin responding to customer emails regarding bugs under investigation. After standup, you join up with your team lead and PM to triage bugs

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Inside Atlassian – The JIRA QA process

This post is part of a series of blogs on Atlassian QA. We will cover how the QA strategy has been implemented in different teams, the tools and techniques we use, and the personal experiences from members of the team. The JIRA engineering team is large, consisting of 78 developers and team leads, 10 product managers, six UI designers, and three technical writers. To assist this vast crowd with quality, we have a team of only six QA engineers. In Introducing Atlassian QA, we described the overall

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This is the first in a series of blogs on Atlassian QA. We will cover how the QA strategy has been implemented in different teams, the tools and techniques we use, and the personal experiences from members of the team. True, it's an assumption – but probably a safe one – that the majority of professional software testers can't code. This seems to be the cause of perennial hand-wringing by some testers who feel the need to justify their lack of technical skills, and frustrated developers who

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