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Why do we need a test management tool?

Please anyone tell me why do we need a test management tool.

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Detecting Bugs Made Easier

The primary feature of a test management tool is its flexibility and ease of use. A good quality tool helps the tester to identify any critical bug in the project. Without a proper tool, the manual process of going through the entire code to finding a bug, then noting it down and informing the developer takes a lot of time and often during retesting, the tester may miss some critical bug. Which may cause a high impact when the code is deployed in production. A test management tool saves time by avoiding the use of unnecessary test cases by providing features that make bug identification, documentation and error tracing easier.

Integration with Testing Platforms Tools

An enterprise-grade test management tool are flexible enough to integrate with any Testing platform. IN the age of APIs this has become quite a easy task as well.. Integration can automate the entire process of test management by syncing with the tools and executing test cases in a periodic manner. Thereby, reducing the time and effort significantly. The tools can also be integrated with tools providing continuous integration like Bamboo and Jenkins, enabling the team to enhance the deployment procedure and automating build release cycle. Since, at the current age of automation, the primary goal is to save time by reducing manual labour, it is important that your testing team is provided with a good quality test management tool.

Integrations has been one of the defining factors of LambdaTest cross browser testing platform and have helps us gain a sizeable userbase because we had integration with choice of test management platforms.

Creating Test Reports and Traceability Metrics

A test management tool can provide the testing team with detailed analytics and a comprehensive report for tracking the progress of your testing. By going through the data, at any point of your testing phase, you should be able to understand at what stage the testing is currently. It can also help you understand the status of the project by creating reports of test case execution, defects detected and fixed along with test distribution and serving feedbacks. Documenting previously executed test cases also enables you to analyze the entire project.

Providing Real Time Reports

Maintaining records or creating a documentation that is based on real time testing eases the tracking procedure. If the project is in Agile, for a smooth transition from one sprint to another, it is important that a track record is maintained for each test cycle. Maintaining the records in a test dashboard not only helps the current sprint but also allows the team to detect any requirement that is not compatible. It also helps to increase the flexibility of the QA team, allowing them to respond promptly to any queries of the developers and enhancing the interactive capability of a team.

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