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Learn Test Management with Jira, X-Ray (Cloud) from scratch.

Apply X-Ray techniques from project creation to user stories, test execution & reporting
Shadi Oweda
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Know-how to manage software test activities with Jira, X-Ray the, most popular tools in the market.
Take advantage of the Free trial version to learn the ins & outs to manage test activities with Jira X-Ray Cloud.
Gain & build rapid competences in Jira & X-Ray through, simulated scenarios & project examples.
Take advantage of X-Ray reporting capabilities & generate test coverage, traceability, tests list, test execution, test plans & test plans metrics reports.
Create project Epics, User Stories, Environments, Components & Versions.
Schedule & prioritize Sprints according to project deadlines and prioritize user stories in project backlog.
Create & manage test activities: user stories, test steps, test sets, test plans & test execution.
Create Filters & reuse them to create project Boards and Dashboards.
Create test runs, execute tests, link defects to user stories under test to provide adequate test coverage.
Create & customize Dashboards, add gadgets and share project Dashboards with team, group or project members.
You will have access to the "Extras" section (newly created) where you will access "How to videos" to keep you updated with features, functionalities and to answer to questions you might have in mind.

If you are a beginner who wants to use Jira, X-Ray to gain insight or mange your software test activities, then you have made the right choice in choosing this course.

This hands-on practical course breaks the unfamiliarity and complexity barriers through, simulated scenarios and project examples; that will take you from no knowledge to build & gain competences in the areas of test management and Jira X-Ray.

By the end of this course you will learn:

  • How to get your Jira Cloud instance

  • Create & Configure your own Project

  • Create Epics, User Stories & Defects

  • Create Environments, Components & Versions

  • Configure your X-Ray Cloud Scrum project

  • Configure your project issues to provide adequate coverage

  • Create Filters & re-use them to create project Boards

  • Create and organize Sprints and prioritize project backlog

  • Work with Active Sprints to control frequently changed requirement/user stories

  • Generate sprint reports to monitor project backlog

  • Manage all test activities in Jira X-Ray from user stories to test executions & reporting 

  • Create & manage test steps, test sets & importing external test cases

  • Create & manage test plans, test execution issues & Defects

  • How to take advantage of powerful X-Ray reporting capabilities to compile own test coverage, traceability reports & more..

  • Create Project Boards and Dashboards to share with your team, group or project

  • You will apply the know-how learnt in this course to your own project

  • You will have access to the “Extras” section (newly created) where you will access “How to videos” to keep you updated with

    features, functionalities and to answer to questions you might have in mind.


What does the course cover?

In this lecture you will gain insight into areas covered in this course.

Accessing Atlassian Jira (Cloud) Software

In this lecture you will be able to access:

  • Atlassian main website

  • Jira Software Cloud and try it for free

X-Ray Cloud project configuration

Access Jira & Create a Scrum project

In this lecture you will be able to:

  • Access & log in to Jira cloud instance using url given after signing-up

  • Create a Scrum project.

Associate X-Ray default schema with a Scrum project

In this lecture you will be able to:

  • Configure your project for X-Ray by associating X-Ray default schema to your project.

What Project Issues to cover?

In this lecture you will be able to:

  • include Epic & Story in the Test Coverage of issue types

  • Include Defects in the Defects issue types

  • Set the default test type to Manual or Automated test

  • Create Test Environment for your project

  • Save the changes and Re-index to commit these changes

X-Ray configurations for your test project

The Hotel Booking Scrum project example

Organizing the Project Assets

In this lecture you will learn how to identify:

  • Project Assets (Epics & User Stories)

  • Project Release versions

  • Test Artifacts (Tests, Test Sets, Preconditions, Test Plan & Test Execution) & Defects

  • In order to provide test coverage reports

Define features, components & assign to Release

In this lecture you will be able to:

  • Define and create new feature as a User Story

  • Create Release Version

  • Create Components for a release

  • Assign User Story to Version, Epic and Components

  • Assign priority to User Story

  • Set User Story to In Progress

Create & Link User Stories to Components

In this lecture you will be able to:

  • Create more user stories

  • Assign users stories to Epic and Fixed Version

  • Create new components

  • Assign user stories to components.

Create Filters, Boards, Sprints, Epics, Backlog & Active Sprints

In this lecture you will learn how to organize your project and perform the following:

  • Create & save filters and reuse these filters to create Scrum Boards

  • Create Sprints and prioritize User Stories in your Backlog

  • Schedule & prioritize Sprints according to project deadlines

  • Add more releases, components or Epics while working with Active Sprints

  • Work & Monitor Active Sprints E.g. Updating User Stories "TO DO, IN PROGRESS or DONE" Statuses

  • Compile a Sprint report to monitor the status of complete/incomplete Issues in the Backlog

Jira project assets

Project Sprint, Story, Defects, Boards, etc.

Test Management with X-Ray

Create Test associated with User Story

In this lecture you will learn how to create a test which is associated with:

  • User Story, Epic, Sprint, Environment, Version & Components,


  • You will gain insight into how the Test Coverage can provide important information related to:

                                              Latest test execution, Version &  Test Plan

Organizing: Test steps, Preconditions & Test Sets

In this lecture you will learn how to :

  • Define Test Type (Manual or Automated)

  • Create or Add Preconditions & link them to Epic & Sprint

  • Add test steps line by line

  • Clone a test step and change its contents

  • Import exiting Test Steps from a CSV file format

  • Create or Add Test Sets to include all Tests for any given version under test

  • Link Test Sets to version, Epic & Sprint

Test Plan & Test Execution

In this lecture you will learn how to:

  • Create test plans for any software release version under test

  • Add test sets to test plan

  • Create Test execution issue(s) for test your plan

  • Add all tests to test execution

  • Linking test execution to Version, Epics, Sprints & Environment

  • Execute test steps within a given test

  • Create defects for failed test steps

  • Add comments, screenshot as test evidence to defects

  • Gain insight into the overall test execution cycle i.e. Number of Passed, Failed and To Do tests

  • Retest a failed test step or retest a fixed bug and change test environment/version if needed.

Jira Test Steps.

Working with Test Steps in Jira.

The Extras

How to videos

This lecture will be used to add How to videos to explore more features, functionalities and to answer to questions students might have in mind.

Confulence: Project Document Settings

In this lecture, you will gain insight into Confluence:

  • How to configure project document settings

  • How to integrate extra plug-in or applications from Atlassian

Introduction to JQL

In this lecture, you will be introduced to:

  • Relational Database Management System concept (RDBMs)

  • Jira Query Language (JQL)

and, you will gain insight into how to modify and write JQL.

X-Ray Reporting

Test Coverage Report

In this lecture you will learn:

  • How to compile R-Ray Test Coverage report

  • How to gain insight into project progress in terms of Tests, Requirements and Issues coverage.

Traceability, List and other reports

In this lecture you will learn how to compile the following:

  • Traceability reports (using Latest, Version & Test Plant criteria)

  • Tests List report

  • Test Executions List

  • Test Plans List

  • Test Plans Metrics

Create Project Board and Dashborad

In this lecture you will be able to:

  • Create Boards (without filters) and Dashboards for your project, share them with team, project or group provided that you have admin rights.

  • Creating sprint reporting at any stage to see the latest update (revisited)

Challenge: Your Turn!

What's this challenge about?

This is a student challenge where he/she will create a project and test managed with Jira X-Ray.

Apply Jira X-Ray Test Management know-how to your project.
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