Achieving “Live” Traceability of Regression Tests to Functional Requirements, Change Requests and Issues without “Programming”

One of the biggest challenges in the process of software regression test automation is to handle traceability. The main purpose of traceability is to establish bi-directional trace between functional requirements, change requests (enhancements or improvements), bug fixes, and regression tests. Manual maintaining of the traceability matrices can be real nightmare and time consuming.

In this session, I will show you how Selenium-based automation framework can be integrated with Atlassian JIRA to achieve ‘live’ traceability of regression tests to requirements.

 
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Outline/structure of the Session

  • Introduction to Traceability & why it is important/useful – 7 Mins
  • Present an approach to build and maintain traceability between the automated tests and requirements - 10 Mins
  • Q&A - 5 Mins

Learning Outcome

  • Learn how traceability can help in auto logging test execution failures into your issue tracking system like JIRA
  • Learn how traceability can assist in easily and efficiently maintaining your automated scripts

Target Audience

Testers, Automation Engineers, Test Managers

schedule Submitted 2 years ago

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  • Dave Haeffner
    By Dave Haeffner  ~  2 years ago
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    I'm a fan of this idea, and I'm curious about your approach.

    Will you be demonstrating an example of your approach, or just speaking to it?

     

    Cheers,
    Dave H


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