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How to create a Jira project for all testing and other QA activities? Edited

As Development, requirement management and Business requirement management use their own Jira projects. I'd like to set up a separate project for all kind of testing tasks across multiple IoT products (embedded SW). Test planning, preparation and execution on multiple test levels with multiple pre-condition shall be possible including test automation using xray robot framework integration. Any best practises or helpful documentation is heavily appreciated. 

May be there is a step by step approach outlining possible setup options and useful reports

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Jack Community Leader Jan 14, 2021

This is more of a discussion since there is no best answer I suspect. First I question a bit not having testing within the project that defines each project. However, if I were to group all testing under a single project I would probably choose to use components as a means of identifying which product/project a TV was associated with. This could also be done using a custom select field. I am not experienced with X-ray so maybe others that are will add their input here. 

Thanks for the feedback. Testing within the same project on unit-, CI- and system-level makes sense if all parties are aligned in the same picture frame. Working with lots of different teams increases the risk, that a single project may not cover all teams demand. Especially a customer-oriented QA team may have additional acceptance criteria based on UX, KPIs, competion and special market risks, which are not fully covered by a scrum based development process. In addition several products might use common components and shared services (e.g. BLE, WiFi) which require a different QA-oriented view as opposed to a feature implementation for a specific device.

Browsing through Jira help I found this explanation of a Xray test set: 

"This is the Xray Test Set Issue Type. Creates a group of test cases. Used to associate all included Tests with other Xray issue types like Test Execution and Test Plan. A Test Set can also be associated with a requirement issue to provide coverage and test status."

The last sentence triggered my thought on using a separate project

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