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Top 10 Reasons Jira Users Love Xray for Test Management

Testing should start early in the project lifecycle. Ideally, you have a tool that allows teams to capture and organize issues, assign work and follow team activity. That way, you spend less time managing and more time developing the software. Fortunately, this tool already exists: Jira!   You don’t need to be a tech ninja … Continued


Shift-Left and Shift-Right Testing Strategies

With the rise of DevOps movement, there is an increased focus on delivering automated, continuous improvement. Continuous Integration (CI) and Continuous Delivery (CD) are core software development disciplines that are part of an Agile software development cycle. The idea is to release fully-tested and stable builds early and as often as possible. Automation, specifically automated … Continued

Top 5 Reasons Project and Jira Admins Love Xray for Test Management

Every software development project requires a well-developed test management process – and every test management process requires the right tools. If you decided to use Jira as your project management tool, add Xray to it. Xray’s unique core characteristic is that it leverages Jira’s native features. Its Test, Pre-Condition, Test Set, (Sub) Test Execution and Test … Continued

Xray v3.1. What’s new?

Xray v3.0 came out about 3 months ago and now, we announce the Xray v3.1 release, a minor, yet quite significant, release focused on performance improvements in several areas, Test Run notifications, better navigability and enhanced UX. Xray v3.1 also further improves the Test Repository and the Test Plan Board, introduced with Xray v3.0. But there is much … Continued

Testing in offline mode using Xray and Excel

You may think that users always have access to internet and intranet resources but unfortunately, that is not the case. There are scenarios where testers go out to the field and execute their testing in places without or with restricted connectivity. They may not have access to the enterprise Jira server due to lack of VPN … Continued

Top 3 Software Testing Trends: 2018 and Beyond

It seems like yesterday was January and today is already March. What happened to February? Time is flying by and business is changing at the same speed. These are exciting times for anyone in IT. Software testers, in particular, will have new challenges! So, what can we expect not just in 2018 but in the coming … Continued