Course: Learn Test Management with JIRA, X-Ray (Cloud) from Scratch

Learn Test Management with JIRA, X-Ray (Cloud) from Scratch

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  • Certificate on Completion
  • Access on Android and iOS App
  • Self-Paced
About this Course

If you are a beginner who wants to use Jira, X-Ray to gain insight or mange your software test activities, then you have made the right choice in choosing this course.

This hands-on practical course breaks the unfamiliarity and complexity barriers through, simulated scenarios and project examples; that will take you from no knowledge to build & gain competences in the areas of test management and Jira X-Ray.

Basic knowledge
  • Beginners and anyone who wants to gain rapid competences using Jira, X-Ray Cloud in IT project environments
  • A computer with internet connection is required
What you will learn

You will be able to:

  • Know-how to manage software test activities with Jira, X-Ray the, most popular tools in the market
  • Take advantage of the Free trial version to learn the ins & outs to manage test activities with Jira X-Ray Cloud
  • Gain & build rapid competences in Jira & X-Ray through, simulated scenarios & project examples
  • Take advantage of X-Ray reporting capabilities & generate test coverage, traceability, tests list, test execution, test plans & test plans metrics reports
  • Create project Epics, User Stories, Environments, Components & Versions
  • Schedule & prioritize Sprints according to project deadlines and prioritize user stories in project backlog
  • Create & manage test activities: user stories, test steps, test sets, test plans & test execution
  • Create Filters & reuse them to create project Boards and Dashboards
  • Create test runs, execute tests, link defects to user stories under test to provide adequate test coverage
  • Create & customize Dashboards, add gadgets and share project Dashboards with team, group or project members

By the end of this course you will learn:

  • How to get your Jira Cloud instance
  • Create & Configure your own Project
  • Create Epics, User Stories & Defects
  • Create Environments, Components & Versions
  • Configure your X-Ray Cloud Scrum project
  • Configure your project issues to provide adequate coverage
  • Create Filters & re-use them to create project Boards
  • Create and organize Sprints and prioritize project backlog
  • Work with Active Sprints to control frequently changed requirement/user stories
  • Generate sprint reports to monitor project backlog
  • Manage all test activities in Jira X-Ray from user stories to test executions & reporting 
  • Create & manage test steps, test sets & importing external test cases
  • Create & manage test plans, test execution issues & Defects
  • How to take advantage of powerful X-Ray reporting capabilities to compile own test coverage, traceability reports & more..
  • Create Project Boards and Dashboards to share with your team, group or project
  • You will apply the know-how learnt in this course to your own project
Number of Lectures: 17
Total Duration: 01:15:48
  • What does the course cover?  

    In this lecture you will gain insight into areas covered in this course.

  • Accessing Atlassian Jira (Cloud) Software  

    In this lecture you will be able to access:

    • Atlassian main website
    • Jira Software Cloud and try it for free

X-Ray Cloud project configuration
  • Access Jira & Create a Scrum project  

    In this lecture you will be able to:

    • Access & log in to Jira cloud instance using url given after signing-up
    • Create a Scrum project.

  • Associate X-Ray default schema with a Scrum project  

    In this lecture you will be able to:

    • Configure your project for X-Ray by associating X-Ray default schema to your project.

  • What Project Issues to cover?  

    In this lecture you will be able to:

    • include Epic & Story in the Test Coverage of issue types
    • Include Defects in the Defects issue types
    • Set the default test type to Manual or Automated test
    • Create Test Environment for your project
    • Save the changes and Re-index to commit these changes

The Hotel Booking Scrum project example
  • Organizing the Project Assets  

    In this lecture you will learn how to identify:

    • Project Assets (Epics & User Stories)
    • Project Release versions
    • Test Artifacts (Tests, Test Sets, Preconditions, Test Plan & Test Execution) & Defects
    • In order to provide test coverage reports

  • Define features, components & assign to Release  

    In this lecture you will be able to:

    • Define and create new feature as a User Story
    • Create Release Version
    • Create Components for a release
    • Assign User Story to Version, Epic and Components
    • Assign priority to User Story
    • Set User Story to In Progress

  • Create & Link User Stories to Components  

    In this lecture you will be able to:

    • Create more user stories
    • Assign users stories to Epic and Fixed Version
    • Create new components
    • Assign user stories to components.

  • Create Filters, Boards, Sprints, Epics, Backlog & Active Sprints  

    In this lecture you will learn how to organize your project and perform the following:

    • Create & save filters and reuse these filters to create Scrum Boards
    • Create Sprints and prioritize User Stories in your Backlog
    • Schedule & prioritize Sprints according to project deadlines
    • Add more releases, components or Epics while working with Active Sprints
    • Work & Monitor Active Sprints E.g. Updating User Stories "TO DO, IN PROGRESS or DONE" Statuses
    • Compile a Sprint report to monitor the status of complete/incomplete Issues in the Backlog

Test Management with X-Ray
  • Create Test associated with User Story  

    In this lecture you will learn how to create a test which is associated with:

    • User Story, Epic, Sprint, Environment, Version & Components,


    • You will gain insight into how the Test Coverage can provide important information related to:

                           Latest test execution, Version & Test Plan

  • Organizing: Test steps, Preconditions & Test Sets  

    In this lecture you will learn how to :

    • Define Test Type (Manual or Automated)
    • Create or Add Preconditions & link them to Epic & Sprint
    • Add test steps line by line
    • Clone a test step and change its contents
    • Import exiting Test Steps from a CSV file format
    • Create or Add Test Sets to include all Tests for any given version under test
    • Link Test Sets to version, Epic & Sprint

  • Test Plan & Test Execution  

    In this lecture you will learn how to:

    • Create test plans for any software release version under test
    • Add test sets to test plan
    • Create Test execution issue(s) for test your plan
    • Add all tests to test execution
    • Linking test execution to Version, Epics, Sprints & Environment
    • Execute test steps within a given test
    • Create defects for failed test steps
    • Add comments, screenshot as test evidence to defects
    • Gain insight into the overall test execution cycle i.e. Number of Passed, Failed and To Do tests

X-Ray Reporting
  • Test Coverage Report  

    In this lecture you will learn:

    • How to compile R-Ray Test Coverage report
    • How to gain insight into project progress in terms of Tests, Requirements and Issues coverage.

  • Traceability, List and other reports  

    In this lecture you will learn how to compile the following:

    • Traceability reports (using Latest, Version & Test Plant criteria)
    • Tests List report
    • Test Executions List
    • Test Plans List
    • Test Plans Metrics

  • Create Project Board and Dashborad  

    In this lecture you will be able to:

    • Create Boards (without filters) and Dashboards for your project, share them with team, project or group provided that you have admin rights.
    • Creating sprint reporting at any stage to see the latest update (revisited)

Challenge: Your Turn!
  • What's this challenge about?  

    This is a student challenge where he/she will create a project and test managed with Jira X-Ray.

  • Assignment: Apply Jira X-Ray Test Management know-how to your project  

    Apply Jira lessons learnt in this course to your chosen project.

    Ref: Your Turn ChallengeAprilUpdate.PDF

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