PractiTest Updates

August 2019 updates

Last updated: September 01, 2019

Here are some updates of the past month:

  1. Cross filters
    The cross filters feature allows you to create a filter in one module based on a filter in another module. This feature was requested by many of our users, and we are excited to announce its release! Read More

  2. Convert text and list type fields
    This new option allows you to convert text fields to list fields, and list fields to text fields. Read More

  3. Attachments at Test Set and Test Instance level
    We added the option to add attachments to Test Sets and Test Instances.

  4. Jira Server version 8.3 support
    We released a new version of PractiTest’s plugin for Jira Server, that is compatible with Jira Sever version 8.3.

  5. Test & Test Sets level fields in tabular aggregated report
    We added the option to use fields from the test and test set entities in tabular aggregated reports. Watch Webinar’s Recording

  6. Trip to Tokyo
    PractiTest will participate in the 2019 Software Quality Symposium (11th - 13th of September). If you are around, come and listen to Joel talk about how implementing the right testing tools can help you overcome the changing QA challenges.

July 2019 updates

Last updated: July 30, 2019

Here are some updates of the past month:

  1. Linked entities columns
    A newly released feature, that allows you to view the traceability linkage easily from within the Requirements module and from the Test Library. Read More Linked entities columns

  2. Tabular Traceability Report
    This new report shows the entire traceability workflow, starting from Requirements coverage by tests, the test sets those tests were added to, and finally, the Issues that were reported from these instances. Read More

  3. Azure DevOps Two Way Integration
    The new bug-tracking integration option is now available!
    The two-way integration allows you to report issues to Azure directly from PractiTest’s test runs and to synch issues and requirements between the systems. Read More

  4. Filter by test type
    We added a new filtering option to the Test Library. This option allows you to filter your test cases by their type: Exploratory Tests and Scripted Tests. Read More

  5. State of Testing webinar
    Our solutions architect, Joel Montvelisky, hosted Lalitkumar Bahamre, Simon Prior and Chris Kenst in this webinar, as they reviewed the main points from the very insightful 2019 State of Testing report. Watch Webinar’s Recording

June 2019 updates

Last updated: June 30, 2019

Here are some updates of the past month:

  1. The State of Testing™ Report 6th edition is now live, and there is so much to learn from it!
    The State of Testing™ initiative seeks to identify the existing characteristics, practices, and challenges facing the testing community today in hopes of shedding light and provoking a fruitful discussion towards improvement. Get the full report

  2. Generating visibility using PractiTest
    Joel Montvelisky, our solutions architect, had an important webinar on how to generate visibility by using PractiTest graphs and reports. Watch webinar’s recording

  3. PractiTest at the Romanian Testing Conference
    We were honored when Joel Montvelisky (PractiTest chief solution architect) was invited to speak at the conference. The talk was a great success and we are looking forward to Joel speaking at more conferences this year.

  4. Wait for it…
    Azure DevOps 2-way integration will be released within the next few days. Stay tuned.

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 ultimate, 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!

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