May 2019 updates

Last updated: May 30, 2019

Here are some of the exciting changes and improvements we made to PractiTest in the past month.

  1. Jira filters import
    Second Jira improvement, that was asked by many of our users. With this new option, you can now import Jira filters as requirements or synch them as issues to your PT project. Read More

  2. Add value from within entities
    In addition to custom field creation from within entities, we have now added the option for adding values to list type custom fields, and the version system field, directly from entities. Read More

April 2019 updates

Last updated: April 30, 2019

Here are some of the exciting changes and improvements we made to PractiTest in the past month.

  1. Add custom fields from within an entity
    from now on, you can add new custom fields from requirements, tests, test sets, and issues directly. Read More

  2. Jira improvements
    we have released the first improvement of many more to come… With the up to date PractiTest plugin for JIRA Cloud, an automatic linkage between your PractiTest account to your Jira account will be set, and all Jira tickets will be created by your individual user automatically. Read More

  3. Delete filters directly from the filter tree
    instead of navigating to the Project Settings in order to delete a filter, now, you can delete filters directly from the filters grid.

  4. New API options
    We added two new options for our API calls:

  • Update an issue status - this new option allows you to update issues status from the API. Read More

  • Add attachments to test runs steps - we have added a new parameter to the ‘Create a run’ call (data/steps/data/files/data**), that allows you to add attachments to runs steps of your automated run. Read More

March 2019 updates

Last updated: March 28, 2019

Here are some of the exciting changes and improvements we made to PractiTest in the past month.

  1. New Eggplant Integration
    Trigger EggPlant automated tests from within PractiTest and results will automatically be displayed within PractiTest’s Dashboards and Reports. Read More

  2. MFA (Multi-Factor Authentication) Enforcement
    Beyond the extra security of MFA, and in addition to the regular login process, we have now added the option for account managers to enforce the use of MFA for all their users. This will further secure your project and its information. Read More

  3. Google SSO (Single Sign-On)
    This option allows all users to sign in with their Google account into PractiTest.

February 2019 updates

Last updated: February 28, 2019

Here are some of the exciting changes and improvements we made to PractiTest in the past month.

  1. New pricing
    Starting July 1st, we are changing the base price of our monthly license per user as follows:
    • Enterprise Tester License will be $49 per month, instead of $45 per month.
    • Professional Tester License will be $39 per month, instead of $35 per month.
    • Developer License will be $9 per month, instead of $15 per month.
      We are also introducing a new license level called Unlimited, aimed at organizations with advanced needs. Learn more
  2. Migration from ALM
    You can now migrate data (including runs and traceability information) from ALM to PractiTest.
    Looking to make a transition? Contact us and we’ll gladly guide you through it.

  3. Mentions
    Ever wanted to update someone with your comment? we have added “@mentions” to improve team communication. Simply mention a team member in the comments field to grab their attention and send them a system notification.

January 2019 updates

Last updated: January 31, 2019

Here are some updates to kick off the new year!

  1. Single sign-on is now a reality! If you are interested please contact us

  2. We have added a new type of report:: Tabular report with test steps for the Test Instances module. Use it in combination with your existing filters to produce the most accurate reports. The exported report includes and Issues tab that consolidates all issues related to those filtered instances. Learn more

December 2018 updates

Last updated: December 30, 2018

As 2018 concludes, we’d like to take this opportunity to review some of the main product updates that you should definitely be using in 2019 to improve your QA coverage and your general PractiTest experience:

  1. Exploratory Testing module : Run ET alongside your other tests. Create them “on the fly” from test runs or planned out via the Test Library, to then be added to your Test Sets like any other Test.

  2. Integrated Kanban board to manage your testing process. Instantly create a task from any Requirement, Test, TestSet, Instance or Issue. And prioritize, filter and organize your tasks efficiently.

  3. Zapier integration: Create your custom integration between PractiTest and hundreds of third-party apps using Zapier’s automated workflows.

  4. PractiTest work-efficiency boosters:
  5. PractiTest’s new actionable reports module that reflects your project’s progression on the go.
    • Define and Create Reports to display all the entities and fields based on the view or filter you select.
    • Schedule reports to run periodically
    • Select whom to notify for each report.
    • Update reports retroactively for data accuracy.
    • Export report to spreadsheets with full data and selected graphs.
  6. New personal email notification setting : Per your requests, we have added the option to get email notifications about deletions.
    • Get notified when someone deletes a Test, Requirement, Issue that you wrote.
    • Get notified if someone deletes test cases that were assigned to you.
    • Great for account owners to stay on top of changes.

These are just to name a few. We have more in store for you in 2019.

Happy new year!

November 2018 updates

Last updated: December 02, 2018

Here are some of the November 2018 updates to the system:

  • JIRA Cloud integration improvements : A modal box that appears after pressing Fail & Issue within a test run. Thus the issue description can include all the steps’ information without any limitation. And the ability to report issues of type sub-task into JIRA from PractiTest. (JIRA Server improvements are on the way and will be released soon! ) More about this in our discussion forum

  • We take your privacy and data security very seriously. That is why we have invested our efforts to comply with leading data security standards. We are now fully compliant with:
  • We are glad to announce that we will be opening a new data center in the EU. If you are interested in switching over please contact our support.

October 2018 updates

Last updated: November 03, 2018

Hi,

As we are constantly updating PractiTest with new functionality and small fixes, we’ve decided to send monthly updates describing the major changes and improvements.

Here are some of the recent updates to the system, done in month of October 2018:

And of course, there were other bug fixes.

5 simple ideas to improve your testing process

Last updated: May 17, 2018

– Prioritize your tests

– Add a comments field to your runs where testers add comments when they run the test

– Once a quarter sit with your Business Stakeholder and review your tests