PractiTest Updates

September 2021 Updates

Last updated: September 30, 2021

Here are some updates from the past month

Product

  • More focus on automation API
    From now on you can create and update any automation field through API calls. To see all the API options, go here

Coming up

  • Automation: Embrace it, don’t be scared - webinar by Ajay Balamurugadas
    Learn how to approach automation to grow your career around it. October 20th 10:00 EDT / 16:00 CET Sign up now

  • A tool review by Alan Page
    Alan Page
    We are honoured that a thought leader like Alan Page wrote “I feel like PractiTest provides a great way to be the right tool for a lot of teams – and that’s a huge achievement.” Read the full review here, and don’t forget to share

PractiTest and Beyond

  • Learn about Functional Testing
    All you need to know about functional testing, now in a new in this new guide

August 2021 Updates

Last updated: August 30, 2021

Here are some updates from the past month

Product

  • Automation Test Management #1 - xBot improvements
    PractiTest automation framework, the xBot, is constantly improving. From now on, you can schedule your automation runs from within PractiTest to run on a daily, weekly or monthly basis or on a specific date. If things change and you want to delete a pending run or kill a running test - you can do so from your xBot dashboard.

    schedule xbot


  • Automation Test Management #2 - CircleCI integration via FireCracker
    CircleCI and PractiTest integration just got better! CircleCI has a new PractiTest FireCracker Orb to integrate all your CircleCI results into PractiTest automatically. Click here for more information and examples.

Coming up

  • Growing an Experiment-driven Quality Culture
    Sign up to this guest Webinar by Elisabeth Hocke here

PractiTest and Beyond

  • Learn about Exploratory Testing
    and how to apply it using PractiTest in this new guide

July 2021 Updates

Last updated: July 31, 2021

Here are some updates from the past month

Product

  • Multiple Integrations per account
    Want to integrate PractiTest with 2 different Jira accounts? With AzureDevOps and JIRA Server? Have a team that works with a project management tool and a bugtracker? This update is for you. From now on, you can integrate your PractiTest account with 2 different issue management tools allowing you to maintain seamless control of your entire process

  • Auto-sync Jira filters
    SyncingJira filter to PractiTest is no news, but now you can also keep the sync running and update PractiTest with every change you make to issues in the synced filter! Read more about it here

  • Project history view
    From now on, PractiTest will combine your actions in the history tab to have all actions made by the same user in the same day on the same entity - in one record. This will help you have a clearer view of your actions log history.

  • More stuff in My Stuff
    My stuff section in the account landing page will now also include your Test Sets runs logs. This gives you a quick overview of relevant actions you made recently and also easy access directly to them
    my stuff account landing page



PractiTest and Beyond

  • Missed our Guest Webinar by Rob Meaney “Testing is Not the Goal”?
    It’s not too late! Watch it here

June 2021 Updates

Last updated: June 30, 2021

Here are some updates from the past month

Product

  • FireCracker improvements for better automation results configuration
    The new FireCracker version, lets you choose whether to include xml test-cases in separate tests in PractiTest or to have them as multiple steps in one PractiTest test. You can also create more than one TestSet for your test-case runs’ results based on your xml data. Read more about it here

Coming up

  • Testing is Not the Goal - Guest Webinar by Rob Meaney
    Learn from a Testability expert how to deal with the new testing reality. Don’t miss out, Wednesday, July 21st,10:00 EDT/ 16:00 CEST Sign up here

PractiTest and Beyond

May 2021 Updates

Last updated: May 31, 2021

Here are some updates from the past month

Product

  • API Improvements for more accurate results
    From now on you can create or update steps in PractiTest using the API. Read more about it here

Coming up

  • PT labs: Create your Test Management Center of Excellence, By Joel Montvelisky
    June 16th, 10:00 EDT / 16:00 CET. Sign up here

  • Mobile Test Management Done Right, webinar by Daniel Knott
    June 23rd 10:00 EDT / 16:00 CET. Sign up here

PractiTest is on the Map

  • Learn how to turn your personal weaknesses into your testing strength
    Come listen to Joel Montvelisky speaking on June 9th at the RTC

PractiTest and Beyond

April 2021 Updates

Last updated: April 30, 2021

Here are some updates from the past month

Product

  • Customize the default view on all modules
    From now on you can customize columns on the main (All) grid view of Requirements, Test Library, Test Sets and Issues giving you more flexibility and a better view.

  • Turn List fields to Multilist fields
    You can change custom list fields to multi list fields in your Fields Settings window

Coming up

  • The 10th OnlineTestConf - The very first QA conference in the world is celebrating its 10th edition
    Listen to the best speakers - for free! May 11-12th Sign up here 2021 onlinetestconf
    Want to taste first? Join Rob Lambert for a warm-up talk about ‘How to create a test strategy that aligns to the business’, May 5th Sign up here



  • Testing a data science model webinar by Laveena Ramchandani
    May 26th Sign up here

PractiTest and Beyond

March 2021 Updates

Last updated: March 31, 2021

Here are some updates from the past month

Product

  • Assign entities to groups
    From now on, once enabled in project settings, you can assign an entity not only to one user but to a group of users (as defined under users & groups in project settings) assign-to-groups

  • Taking automation to the next level - xBot BETA improvements
    You can now find under the TestSets & Runs module all the information you need about your xBot tests: the current running tests, the queue, the future scheduled tests and the history. Learn more about xBot options here xBot queue

  • New Jira Panels - Get more from your PractiTest-Jira integration
    With Atlassian’s updated issue view, you can now see all your relevant PractiTest information inside Jira in a new panel (Serve and DC users need to update their PractiTest plugin in Jira) and easily link issues from Jira to PractiTest requirements:
    • If your issue originated in PractiTest (or is linked to a PractiTest issue) you will have a clear view and links to all the run’s data. test-run-in-jira-panel
    • If your issue is linked to a PractiTest requirement, you will see all the data about the tests covering this user-story. test-in-jira-panel
    • If you want to link a Jira issue to a PractiTest requirement and create a test to cover it, you can do it with a press of a button. create-test-in-jira-panel



Coming up

  • {Guest Webinar} Apply the DEER heuristic to make your Exploratory Testing way more visible
    Join Anne-Marie Charrett on April 7th, Sign up here

  • {PT labs} Catch up on all the latest updates to PractiTest
    Join Joel Montvelisky as he goes over some of the new PractiTest improvements that can boost your process and product. Register here

  • {Experts Panel Webinar} What not to miss in the 2021 State of Testing™ report
    2021 state of testing panel
    Join Joel Montvelisky and Lalitkumar Bhamaretalk to fellow testers about the new report’s findings

February 2021 Updates

Last updated: February 28, 2021

Here are some updates from the past month

Product

  • Intuitively and easily attach files and images
    From now on, you can attach files using one of the options below:
    • Press the ‘Drop or click’ button
    • Drag & drop into the button zone
    • Drag & drop into description fields
    • Paste link (ctrl+v/CMD+v) from clipboard into description field
    • Copy attachment to clipboard and paste it in any markdown field in PractiTest.

    attach-options

  • Jira integration improvements - Create an issue in PractiTest and choose whether to sync it to a Jira ticket or not
    You asked - We listened! From now on, you can create an internal PractiTest issue (that is not synced to Jira) even if your project is integrated with Jira. Later, you can sync it to Jira from within the issue.

Coming up

  • Characteristics of a Modern Test Process: Guest Webinar By Jan-Jaap Cannegieter
    Learn what Modern Test Process Characteristics mean for us as testers. Thursday, March 18th, 16:00 CET / 10:00 EST Sign up here

  • Agile software development and QA - Webinar in Japanese
    We are happy to invite you to a webinar by our Partner CEC ltd. and Fujitsu Software Technologies. March 2nd 15:00 JST. Register here

PractiTest and Beyond

  • Five Test Automation Metrics to Help You Improve Your CI/CD Process
    Read our latest resource about Test Automation Metrics by Ali Hill Read here

January 2021 Updates

Last updated: January 27, 2021

Here are some updates from the past month

Product

  • Best test management for Jira - edit JIRA fields directly from PractiTest
    After adding the ability to map fields from Jira to PractiTest, you can now edit Jira fields’ values from PractiTest. This is one more step in making PractiTest a hub for your entire information allowing you to generate dashboards and reports based on your ENTIRE data.

  • Demo data projects
    Want to play around PractiTest but don’t want to mess your statistics? Have a new tester on board and you want him to practice before he starts the actual work? You can now create a new ‘demo project’ full of demo data for you to learn and explore the software. (Be sure to review our training course and certification program as well)

  • Importing and exporting traceability
    When importing or exporting entities, the linked entities will be imported as well to keep full traceability throughout your project.

    Import/export Linked Traceability
    Requirements Tests and Issues
    Tests Requirements
    Issues Requirements and Issues



Coming up

  • Webinar - SEBTE: A Simple Effective Experience-Based Test Estimation, By Robert Sabourin
    Learn how SEBTE can help your testing work, starting tomorrow. Sign up now

  • PT labs webinar series- xBot and Automation in PractiTest
    Come here about the extensive automation capabilities of PractiTest. Register here