PractiTest Updates

January 2023 Updates

Last updated: January 31, 2023

Here are some updates from the past month

Product

  • Test Set UI improvements
    Little updates that can make your job much easier:
    • Sorting, filtering and pagination within the instances grid is now retained after refreshing/navigating to another screen
    • View folder information inside a test set
    • For xBot tests - client type is shown inside the Test Set
    • And more
  • Report improvements
    Exporting a test set based report? The report will also include the description field from now on.

Coming up

  • PractiTest Live Training
    Join our customer success team and ask everything you want to know.
    February 7th, 10:00 EST / 16:00 CET, Sign up here
    Can’t make it?
    Join us on February 21st, 2023, 10:00 EST / 16:00 CET Sign up here

  • The Hidden Logic of Thinking for Testers - a guest webinar with Nithin S.S
    This talk will get you thinking about how you naturally think and unleash your full potential to be a skilled tester by leveraging hidden logic & approaches.
    February 22nd, 9:00 EST / 15:00 CET. Sign up here

PractiTest and Beyond

  • 5 Factors to Consider When Planning QA for 2023 - a new blog post
    5 internal and external factors that can impact your 2023 planning process. Read it here

December 2022 Updates

Last updated: December 31, 2022

Here are some updates from the past month

Product

  • Jira comments two-way sync - now also available for Jira Server
    Ensure seamless communication between your teams by syncing Jira Server comments to PractiTest and PractiTest comments to Jira Server. Read more about it here.

  • Clickup integration enhancements
    Avoid error-prone and time-consuming work by defining the ClickUp spaces and lists that PractiTest can report to. With this new feature, your PractiTest users will report issues from PractiTest runs to ClickUp tasks faster and avoid mistakes.
    space-list-pairs Read more about it here.

Coming up

  • PractiTest Live Training - 2022 New releases sessions
    Join our customer success team and ask everything you want to know.
    January 3rd, 14:00 EST / 20:00 CET, Sign up here
    Can’t make it?
    Join us on January 24th, 10:00 EST / 16:00 CET Sign up here

  • Design patterns in test automation - a guest webinar with Christian Baumann
    Learn about design patterns for test automation and see how you can apply them in your test automation code & framework.
    January 18th 2023, 10:00 EDT / 16:00 CET. Sign up here

PractiTest and Beyond

  • An Introductory Guide to QA for Non-Testers
    Download this new e-book and learn what you should know before participating in your company’s software testing efforts. Download here

November 2022 Updates

Last updated: November 30, 2022

Here are some updates from the past month

Product

  • Copy steps to test
    Working on a test and want to add a step from somewhere else? We added the option to copy a step into a test from the same test or from a different test.
    copy-steps

  • Clickup integration enhancements
    practitest clickup Working with Clickup? PractiTest just took this integration to the next level! From now on, you can link existing ClickUp tasks as issues to your PractiTest runs, sync an existing task from ClickUp as a new issue or requirement in PractiTest and more! Read more about it here.
    sync-clickup clickup-link-existing

  • Jira integration enhancements
    • Map more field types from Jira to PractiTest: Map your Sprint field to PractiTest so you can see and edit this important information on both sides and make sure your entire data is aligned.
    • 2 way attachments sync between PractiTest and Jira cloud - When syncing or linking issues or requirements from Jira to PractiTest or reporting issues from PractiTest to Jira, the attachments from one side will be synced to the other. This feature is being released gradually.
      jira synced-attachment
  • View the status of linked Issues
    In the Instance and Run windows, when you have a linked issue, you will now see this issue’s status. This can help you better understand your instance and run status and work faster.
    issue-status-in-instance-grid

  • End of Eggplant integration support
    From 2023, the built-in Eggplant integration will no longer be supported. Eggplant could still be integrated to PractiTest using the robust REST API or PractiTest internal automation framework - the xBot.

Coming up

  • PractiTest Live Training - 2022 New releases sessions
    Join our customer success team on a dedicated training session summarizing all new 2022 releases.
    December 6th, 10:00 EDT / 16:00 CET Sign up here
    Can’t make it?
    Join a general training session on December 20th, 14:00 EDT / 20:00 CEST Sign up here

PractiTest and Beyond

  • Measuring QA Contribution to Your Business
    Download this new e-book and learn how to ensure your software testing efforts will bear (the right) fruit. Download here

October 2022 Updates

Last updated: October 30, 2022

Here are some updates from the past month

Product

  • Jira cloud comments two-way sync
    Ensure seamless internal communication by syncing Jira comments to PractiTest and PractiTest comments to Jira (Currently available for Jira Cloud only). This feature is being released gradually. Read more about it here.
    jira-comments

  • Comment on a step
    To improve communication and efficiency, you can now comment on each step in a manual scripted test in the Test Library. Like any other comments section in PractiTest, you can tag people using the ‘@’, edit your comment and delete it. This can be used as part of an internal reviewal process.
    step-comments

  • Test Set feedback implementation
    As we moved to the New Test Set screen, we implemented users’ feedback in order to improve functionality and usability. We are constantly looking to improve and invite you to use the new test set and share your feedback with us.

  • We want your feedback!
    Have a great idea for PractiTest? Add your feature ideas or vote for existing suggestions here: feature_request

Coming up

  • Join the ​​12th OnlineTestConf!
    Listen to QA thought leaders from all over the world. November 29th. Sign up here

  • Come meet us at CAST 2022 - Hands-on conference
    7 – 8 November San Diego, CA. Set a meeting

  • PractiTest Live Training
    Join our customer success team on a dedicated training session focusing on Test Orchestration and PractiTest automation capabilities.
    November 8th, 14:00 EDT / 20:00 CEST Sign up here
    Can’t make it?
    Join a general training session on November 22nd, 10:00 EDT / 16:00 CEST Sign up here

  • Is this testable? How to ask better questions from my applications and engineering teams - Guest webinar with Michael Larsen
    November 16th, 10:00 EDT / 16:00 CEST. Sign up here

PractiTest and Beyond

  • The 90-day journey of a QA Manager to impact
    Download this new eBook and learn how to make a significant effect with a 30-60-90 day plan. Download here

  • A complete guide to Software Test Execution
    A new article by Randy Rice. Read it here

September 2022 Updates

Last updated: September 30, 2022

Here are some updates from the past month

Product

  • Organize your data dynamically and automatically - Additional field types supported in Auto filters
    Using an auto filter, you can create automatic sub-filters for every value of your list type field. From now on, the auto filter can be applied also on linked list fields and multi-list fields. With the improved auto filters, you can slice and dice your data automatically based on any parameter that is important to you.
    autofilter

  • Test Set new layout and instances grid
    Check out the new Test Set layout and instances grid, now available by default to all users. The new Test Set enables faster work and improved functionality such as multiple filters, and more.
    new test set

  • PractiTest plugin for Jira support
    From January 2023, old versions of the PractiTest plugin for Jira (below 3.0), will no longer be supported.

Coming up

  • The Lazy Tester, Musings on Being Efficient - Guest webinar with Melissa Tondi
    October 19th, 10:00 EDT / 16:00 CET Sign up here

  • PractiTest Live Training
    Join our customer success team and ask everything you want to know.
    October 11th, 14:00 EDT / 20:00 CEST Sign up here
    Can’t make it?
    Join us on October 25th, 10:00 EDT / 16:00 CEST Sign up here

PractiTest and Beyond

  • How to Create a Software Test Strategy? A Complete Guide With Examples
    A new article by Randy Rice. Read it here

  • What is CI/CD?
    Read the Complete Guide to Continuous Integration & Continuous Delivery now available here

August 2022 Updates

Last updated: August 31, 2022

Here are some updates from the past month

Product

  • View Items Assigned to You
    assign to me
    In the Account Landing Page, you can now see your assigned items (across all your projects), including assigned instances, to improve your productivity and help you focus on your work.

  • Filters Improvement
    To help create better criteria for your filters, we added the ‘OR’ query in addition to the ‘AND’.
    filter improvements or criteria Read more about it here.

  • User Provisioning Process improvement
    For organizations whose provisioning process is done via PractiTest’s API, we have added the ability to fetch user id by email. This feature is available under the Enterprise and Ultimate licenses only.

  • Map Multi-list field from Jira
    Map your multi-list fields from Jira to PractiTest. When editing the fields on either side - the other side will be automatically updated.

  • Dashboard graph improvement
    From now on, in the Planned vs Executed graph, you can select future dates for the end date. This will help predict and plan execution progress better.

  • New Test Set screen - now available for all
    Want to work faster and enjoy better filters in Test Sets?
    Switch to the new Test Set view and don’t forget to tell us what you think about it!
    testset redesign

  • History logs in test instance and test run windows
    We added a new History tab in manual test instance and test run windows.

Coming up

  • And You Didn’t Report it?!… Roadblocks to Bug Reporting - Guest webinar with Michael Stahl
    How to recognize and the roadblocks of bug reporting in your team and proposed solutions Sign up here

  • PractiTest Live Training
    Join our customer success team and ask everything you want to know.
    September 6th, 10:00 EDT / 16:00 CEST Sign up here
    Can’t make it?
    Join us on September 20th, 14:00 EDT / 20:00 CEST Sign up here

PractiTest and Beyond

  • PractiTest has been recognized in The Continuous Automation Testing Platforms Landscape, Q3 2022, Forrester report
    Download the full report here

  • The 90-Day Journey of a QA Manager to impact - a new e-book
    How to make a significant effect with a 30-60-90 day plan Download the e-book

  • How to Create a Software Test Strategy? Complete Guide With Examples
    A new article by Randy Rice - Read it here


July 2022 Updates

Last updated: July 30, 2022

Here are some updates from the past month

Product

  • Find and Replace
    One of our most requested features is now live! From now on you can find and replace a phrase within selected entities (tests, test sets, issues or requirements) and fields (title, descriptions, customs text fields and so on). Learn more about it here.

  • Map Date field from Jira
    Map your date fields (along with Text, Single select lists and Number Fields) from Jira to PractiTest. This way you can edit the fields on any side - and the other side will be automatically updated.


  • PractiTest Support for Redmine 4.0
    The PractiTest-Redmine integration will be sunsetted at the end of 2022. We added the PractiTest-Redmine integration code as an open source in GitHub here.


Coming up

  • Test Management 3.0 - Shared webinar with Intellyx Analyst
    Join Joel Montvelisky, Co-founder and Chief Solution Architect, PractiTest, and Jason English, Principal Analyst, Intellyx, talking about the challenges and value of testing in today’s Agile & DevOps reality.
    August 3rd 10:00 EDT / 16:00 CEST Sign up here

  • How to Delight 8 Billion Humans - Guest webinar with Dona Sarkar
    dona sarkar
    Learn about audiences and a simple and inclusive process to reach and delight them at any phase of your business.
    August 17th 10:00 EDT / 16:00 CEST Sign up here

  • PractiTest Live Training
    Join our customer success team and ask everything you want to know.
    August 16th, 10:00 EDT / 16:00 CEST Sign up here


June 2022 Updates

Last updated: June 30, 2022

Here are some updates from the past month

Product

  • Filters improvements
    From now on, when creating a filter based on ‘Assign to’ a group, the filter will also include entities assigned to the members within this group.

  • Focus on usability - Edit precondition in test run
    Run a test and edit its precondition on the fly! You can also update the original precondition. Check out your run window and see how easy it is.
    edit precondition in run

Coming up

  • The Visual Testing Revolution - Guest webinar with Andrew Knight
    andrew-knight-webinar
    July 13th, 10:00 EDT / 16:00 CEST Sign up here

  • PractiTest Live Training
    Join our customer success team and ask everything you want to know.
    July 12th, 10:00 EDT / 16:00 CEST Sign up here
    Can’t make it?
    Join us on July 26th, 14:00 EDT / 20:00 CEST Sign up here

PractiTest and Beyond

  • 5 Reasons A Modern Test Management Platform is Good for Business
    5-ways-tm-helps-business
    Achieve business success by making smarter decisions regarding product release and quality based on modern Test Management platforms. Download the white-paper

May 2022 Updates

Last updated: May 30, 2022

Here are some updates from the past month

Product

  • Automation and API
    Creating a test via API?
    Now you can include the Test Type parameter and choose which test type you want it to be.

Coming up

  • Test Management 3.0 - Shared webinar with Intellyx Analyst
    Join Joel Montvelisky, co-founder and Chief Solution Architect at PractiTest, and Jason English, principal analyst at Intellyx, talking about the challenges and value of testing in today’s agile & DevOps reality.
    June 29th, 10:00 EDT / 16:00 CEST Sign up here

  • PractiTest Live Training
    Join our customer success team and ask everything you want to know.
    June 7th, 10:00 EDT / 16:00 CEST Sign up here
    Can’t make it?
    Join us on June 28th, 14:00 EDT / 20:00 CEST Sign up here

PractiTest and Beyond

  • Build or Buy?
    Discover what are the key differences between building a tool or buying one in order to make the right decision. Read the full article
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