Advanced software technologies are emerging every day to cater to the dynamic requirements of an evolving IT landscape. Test automation is just an example of how the commitment to delivering software products of the highest quality has driven the development of best-in-class tools and platforms. The modern test management tools offer a host of advantages, ranging from higher productivity and better test coverage to detailed reports for test case analysis.
JIRA by Atlassian is the most popular platform used the world over for issue tracking, bug tracking and project management. If you’re a software testing enthusiast, be ready to find more reasons to use JIRA as we analyse the ways in which JIRA Integration adds to the benefits of a test automation tool for complete test management.
1] Higher levels of efficiency: Enhanced efficiency of the testing process is one of the key benefits of an effective test automation tool. JIRA offers better visibility with real-time updates on what different resources across teams are working on. This helps in better utilization of time and resources, thus adding to the overall efficiency.
2] Faster Time to Market: A good test automation tool contributes towards a faster time to market through maximum test coverage in minimum time and also through the identification of bugs earlier in the software development cycle. JIRA, with its provision for connecting software teams together, makes it easy for teams to communicate and set priorities … thus making it easy to resolve issues in time and launch the final product in a shorter time frame.
3] Enhanced Productivity: With more than 50% effort reduction as compared to manual testing, test automation tools drastically enhance the productivity of testing teams. JIRA perfectly complements this boost in productivity as it offers enhanced levels of communication between teams, which reduces the downtime between successive tasks and adds to the overall productivity. The fact that JIRA allows team members stay connected on mobile devices, also adds to the productivity factor.
4] Increased ROI: While switching to test automation calls for a significant initial investment, the many benefits, along with an increased return on investment (ROI), makes it a viable investment for organizations. Similarly, while switching to JIRA requires training of testing personnel, the easy access to certified training certified gold partners, ensures that software testing personnel learn the key skills accurately and faster, thus making it easy for the firm to reap the benefits in a short time, which contributes to the ROI.
So, we see that the features of JIRA are designed to complement the functionality of your test automation tool and multiply the benefits to your organization. Furthermore, JIRA integration offers many powerful features that help the different teams in your organization to seamlessly collaborate and achieve more.
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