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What Features in QA Touch?

September 18, 2023
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QA Touch is a test management and quality assurance (QA) software that offers a range of features to help QA teams plan, organize, and manage their testing efforts. Here are some of the key features typically found in QA Touch:

Test Case Management:

A test case has a set of test data, preconditions, expected results, and postconditions, developed for a particular test scenario in order to verify compliance against a specific requirement.

With QA Touch you can,

  • Create, organize, and manage test cases.
  • Define test steps, expected results, and attachments.
  • Categorize test cases into folders or hierarchies.

Test Execution:

Test execution / Test run is a process of executing written Test cases to check whether is function / scenario is working as intended.

With QA Touch you can,

  • Plan and execute test runs.
  • Assign test runs to testers.
  • Record test execution results, including pass/fail status and comments.

Bug Tracking:

A Bug is a flaw in the product /project that reduces its usability of the product. Bug Tracking is a process of recording a detailed description of a failed scenario. 

With QA Touch you can,

  • Log and track defects or issues found during testing.
  • Associate defects with test cases.
  • Monitor the status and progress of bug fixes.

Requirements Management:

Software requirement is a functional or non-functional need to be implemented in the system.

With QA Touch you can,

Define and manage requirements or user stories.

Link test cases to requirements for traceability.

Requirements can be described as the “what” of a project. They define the functionalities, features, and qualities that a product or service should possess. Think of them as a wish list that outlines exactly what you want your project to accomplish. These requirements act as a blueprint, guiding the project team in creating a solution that meets the client’s needs. From specifying user experience to technical specifications, requirements cover various aspects of a project, ensuring that everyone is on the same page.

Requirements are like the ingredients of a recipe; without them, the end result may not be what you desire. They serve as the foundation for the entire project, providing clarity and direction to the team. By understanding and documenting requirements, project managers can effectively communicate with stakeholders, developers can accurately build the product, and testers can ensure that everything functions as intended. Requirements play a crucial role in minimizing misunderstandings, reducing risks, and maximizing the chances of project success.

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Productivity Reports

Imagine having a personal assistant who meticulously tracks your progress, helps you identify roadblocks, and suggests ways to improve your efficiency. Well, that’s essentially what productivity reports do! These reports provide a detailed analysis of your performance, enabling you to pinpoint areas of strength and areas that may require some extra attention. By harnessing the power of productivity reports, you can track your time management, identify patterns, and make data-driven decisions to optimize your workflow. Whether you’re a solopreneur or a member of a larger team, productivity reports are your ultimate ally in reaching peak performance and achieving your goals. 

Project Productivity enable you to generate reports on activities of all users in projects.

Navigate to Project projectivity by clicking on Project productivity in sidebar.
Note: Only Administrators will be able to access Project productivity

QA Touch provides two options

  1. Date Wise Productivity
  2. Overall Productivity

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Reports are vital documents that provide information and data on a specific topic or subject. They serve as a comprehensive summary of facts, findings, and analysis, presenting the information in an organized and easily digestible format. Whether it’s for academic, business, or research purposes, reports are an essential tool for conveying knowledge and insights. In this article, we will explore the world of reports, uncovering their purpose, structure, and how they can benefit various aspects of our lives.

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Team Reports

Collaborative work environment, effective teamwork is essential for success. That’s where team reports come into play, serving as a catalyst for improved collaboration and enhanced communication among team members. Team reports provide valuable insights into the collective progress, allowing individuals to stay informed about their team’s achievements, strengths, and areas for improvement. These reports foster a sense of camaraderie, encourage accountability, and ensure that everyone is working towards a common goal. With team reports as your secret weapon, you can unlock the full potential of your team, leading to greater cohesion and outstanding results.

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Dashboard:

Think of a Dashboard as a digital control center that provides you with a snapshot of vital information, all conveniently displayed in one place. From sales data and project timelines to key performance indicators, Dashboards bring together various metrics and data sources to give you a comprehensive overview of your business or personal progress. With customizable widgets and real-time updates, Dashboards allow you to monitor and analyze data effortlessly, helping you make informed decisions and stay on top of your game.

Team Dashboard:

Collaboration is the name of the game in today’s fast-paced work environment, and Team Dashboards are here to make that collaboration seamless and efficient. With a Team Dashboard, you can bring your colleagues together in one virtual space, enabling everyone to access important metrics, track progress, and stay aligned. Whether it’s a project timeline, task assignments, or performance metrics, a Team Dashboard allows team members to stay on the same page, fostering transparency, communication, and ultimately, productivity. It’s like having a mind-meld with your team, but with data!

Shareable Dashboard:

Advantages of the shareable report links in QATouch, are used for analyzing/displaying all types of reports without login into QATouch, and Shareable report links can be shared publicly for ease.

 

QA Touch Audit LogAudit Log

The audit log in QA Touch is valuable for maintaining transparency, accountability, and traceability within a QA team. It allows team members to review the history of activities and changes, making it easier to identify who did what and when, which can be useful for debugging issues, tracking progress, and ensuring compliance with testing processes and standards.

  • Date and Time: The timestamp of when the action or change occurred.
  • User: The user or team member who initiated the action or change.
  • Action: A description of the specific action taken (e.g., creating a test case, updating a test run, closing a bug).
  • Object: The item or entity within QA Touch that was affected by the action (e.g., a specific test case, test run, or bug).
  • Details: Additional information about the action or change, such as the previous and new values (e.g., changes to test case status or bug priority).

QA Touch SSO IntegrationTimesheets are typically used for tracking and recording the amount of time spent by team members on various tasks, including testing activities. While QA Touch may not have a dedicated timesheet feature, you can track time for your QA and testing activities using other methods or tools and then integrate this data into QA Touch for reporting and project management purposes. QA Touch can help you effectively manage and report on the time spent on testing activities, which can be valuable for project management and resource allocation.

Boards

The board is an agile project management tool designed to help to Organize, Customize, Visualize, and Track the trails of your work.

Public Board?

Public boards are accessible by all users of the domain, they can view, edit, comment, and delete items of the board. The public board URL can be shared with anyone(Clients, Managers) across the internet. They need not be users of QA Touch. It is open and visible to people without any authentication

Private Board?

Private boards are accessible by only those users added as members to the board, They can view or edit it. Private boards are visible only to its members and admins of the domain.

QA Touch Road Map

Integrating Okta Single Sign-On (SSO) with your applications or services allows you to provide a seamless and secure authentication experience for your users. Here are the general steps to integrate Okta SSO

Google Single Sign-On (SSO), also known as Google Sign-In, allows users to log in to various web applications or services using their Google account credentials. This provides a convenient and secure way for users to access multiple applications without needing separate usernames and passwords for each. Here are the general steps to implement Google SSO:

Integrations  (15 + More integration)

QA Touch integration is a pivotal aspect of its functionality as a test management tool. Integration capabilities allow QA Touch to seamlessly connect and collaborate with various software development and testing tools, streamlining the testing process and enhancing overall efficiency.

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