Quick guide for QA managers
In this guide, you'll explore some of the possibilities the Katalon Platform can offer to plan tests, organize tests, and analyze test reports.
You have created a Katalon account.
You have connected a Git repository for your project. To learn how to connect the Git repository to your project, refer to this document: Upload test scripts from the Git repository to TestOps.
Here is a quick guide for QA managers on planning tests using Katalon TestOps.
The test planning features in Katalon TestOps allow you to check release readiness and requirement coverage. To utilize this feature to the best of its capabilities, it is advised that you integrate Katalon TestOps with Jira.
To learn more about TestOps - Jira integration, you can refer to this document: Enable TestOps - Jira integration for test management
Populate Jira releases. See: Populate Jira releases
Link test cases to Jira requirements. See: Link test cases to Jira requirements
If you have not created any test runs, refer to the onboarding document for testers: Quick guide for testers
Thetab as shown in the image below allows you to view and analyze test releases and its readiness after linking your test runs to Jira releases.
Thetab organizes your Jira requirements linked to your test cases. This tab also allows you to access and view test case coverage and traceability matrix reports.
If you have enabled BDD configuration in Katalon TestOps, you can also quickly check BDD test results in the Requirement tab. See: View BDD test results in TestOps
Organize your test cases
Here is a quick guide for QA managers on how to organize test cases in Katalon TestOps.
In Katalon Platform, you first need to upload your test scripts using the Git repositories to Katalon TestOps. This allows you to manage version control and synchronization in the Katalon Platform. See: Upload test scripts from the Git repository to TestOps
To manage your tests in Katalon TestOps, see: Manage test suites in Katalon TestOps
To manage your tests in Katalon Studio, see the following topics:
If you want to run parallel tests with multiple browsers, you can add and manage your test suites in a test suite collection. See: Manage test suite collections in Katalon Studio.
Analyze your test reports
Here is a quick guide for QA managers on how to view and understand test reports in Katalon TestOps.
Katalon Platform provides several ways to gain a clear view of the overall readiness of your projects.
As part of your daily tasks, you will refer to the test reports to evaluate your testing progress. Go to your project > Reports on the Katalon TestOps dashboard to view your test reports.
The test reports popularly used by Katalon users are:
|Report||What does it do?|
|Test Activities||Shows your testing activities in daily/weekly/monthly periods. This enables faster troubleshooting and assists you in the decision-making process of your product cycle.|
|Release Readiness||Shows how ready your releases are. This allows you to:|
See: Release Readiness reports
|Productivity||Tracks the total number of test cases you have created in your project in a daily/weekly/monthly period. |
See: Productivity reports
|Quality||Shows the test quality based on Flakiness Test Distribution (the distribution of test cases by their flakiness probability). |
See: Quality reports
|Platform Coverage||Shows the coverage of test runs or test results executed in corresponding environments.|
Provides the coverage status of requirements for a given scope. This allows you to centralize all Jira and BDD requirements in one single place for reports and analytics.
|Local Test Environment||Shows the number of online and offline agents and the distribution of all agents by the operating system.|