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Using ALM/Quality Center v12.x


Details for this course such as pricing and location are to be negotiated. Please contact us if interested.


Course Description:


Overview

This course covers the core functionality of ALM/Quality Center from defining Releases and Cycles, Requirements, Test Planning and Executions, through Defect Tracking.  The information presented will cover how a user can organize and track information over the lifecycle of a test project.

 

Duration

5 days

 

Labs

Approximately 70% of the class is devoted to lab exercises

 

Intended Audience

Quality assurance engineers, testers and business analysts.

 

Prerequisites

None

 

Course Outline

 


 

Management Module

  • Working with Releases
  • Understanding the relationship between releases, milestones and cycles
  • Creating a release tree
  • Assigning requirements to releases and cycles
  • Assigning tests to releases and cycles

 

Working with Requirements

  • Understanding requirement types
  • Building a requirements tree
  • Linking requirements to defects, tests, test configurations
  • Requirements traceability
  • Coverage analysis
  • Risk analysis 
  • Reporting and tracking requirements
  • Pinning Requirements

 

Test Planning

  • Working with Test Cases
  • Subject Tree and Test Grid Views
  • Creating Test Cases
  • Defining test steps and parameters
  • Test Configurations
  • Reporting and tracking test plans

 

Test Execution

  • Working with Test Sets
  • Test sets, cycles and releases
  • Creating test sets
  • Executing tests and test configurations
  • Test Scheduling
  • Results

 

Defect Tracking

  • Managing Defects
  • Tracking Defect changes and history
  • Associating defects to other entities
  • Tracking the status of defects

 

ALM/Quality Center Dashboard Module 

  • Creating Analysis Items 
  • Generating Dashboard Pages 

 


 

 

Excel Reports

  • Creating Excel Reports 
  • Creating SQL Queries 
  • Adding Parameters to SQL Queries 
  • Creating Post-Processing Scripts 

 

Generating Live Analysis Graphs 

  • Creating Live Analysis Graphs 
  • Setting the Graph Appearance

 

Project Reports

  • Available Report Sections
  • Custom Templates

 

Business Views

  • Use pre-defined views
  • Creating custom views
  • Creating Business Views within Excel

 

HP Sprinter

  • Introduction to HP Sprinter
  • Running tests with HP Sprinter
  • Basic test execution
  • Exploratory Testing
  • Power Mode
  • Data Injection
  • Macros
  • Mirrored Testing

 

Version Control

  • Checking in/out
  • Viewing version history
  • Comparing and Promoting versions

 

Library Management

  • Defining libraries and baselines
  • Comparing baselines
  • Pinning a test set to a baseline

 

 

Business Models

  • Integrating Business Models
  • Linking to Requirements and Test Cases
  • Using the built-in Analysis View

 

Test Resources Module

  • Using the Test Resources Module

 

Importing Tests and Requirements 

  • Importing data from Excel, MS Word

 

Using the Web Client 

  • Viewing Requirements and Defects from any browser
  • Navigating the interface
  • Working with Workspaces

 

New Snapshot Tool

  • Capture, edit, and attach images of your application to ALM records

 

ALM Synchronizer

  • Setting up a HUB project for defects
  • Navigating the interface
  • Synchronizing defects across multiple projects

 

Integrating External Tests

  • Synch externally executed test results with ALM.
  • Configuring Jenkins to synch results with ALM
  • Synchronize an external result file to ALM by manually importing the file.

 

Integration with Lean Functional Testing 

  • You can now manage and run LeanFT tests from ALM

 

ALM Project Customization

User Properties - Modify current user’s properties


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