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Announcing TestRail 5.3 – Agile Test Management, Resource Planning & Project Favorites

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We are constantly working on new versions and improvements for TestRail, our modern test management tool, and we are happy to announce the release of TestRail 5.3 today! The new version adds many new agile test management features, better resource planning, improved forecasts and project favorites. Especially if you are managing larger and more complex projects with many releases, testing sprints and iterations, the new version’s unique features will make it much easier for your team to track and organize your testing and make sure that everyone is focused on the most important release.

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6 Reasons Why Teams Adopt TestRail as JIRA Test Management Add-on

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Every week many teams switch from the various available JIRA add-ons to TestRail, our fully-featured modern test management tool in combination with our own native JIRA test management add-on integration. And every week we get useful feedback from customers on why they made the switch. As we get questions about this topic almost every day, we wanted to collect this useful customer feedback and publish this article as a reference for existing and future TestRail customers, teams currently evaluating TestRail, and testers trying to convince their managers to make the switch as well.

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Gurock & TestRail Acquired by IDERA

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We have some exciting news to share today. When Tobias and I founded Gurock Software more than 10 years ago, and when we released our now flagship test management tool TestRail in 2010, we never envisioned that we would get the opportunity to work with so many amazing customers to help them build better software. Since its release, TestRail has become the number #1 modern test management tool with thousands of companies using it every day. We are excited to announce that as of last week, Gurock Software has joined and is now part of the IDERA family!

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TestRail Highlight: 7 Unique Productivity Features to Supercharge Your Software Testing

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Many teams migrate to our test management tool TestRail every week from all kinds of tools. The number #1 reason teams switch to TestRail is the significant increase in productivity teams get by adopting TestRail, as well as the resulting time, resource and cost savings. In this article we are going to highlight some of TestRail’s unique productivity features that will help your team save many many hours every week compared to other test management tools.

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Session-Based Test Management Software with TestRail

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In this posting we are going to review how teams use session-based test management techniques with our test management tool TestRail. With more and more teams switching to agile development practices, adopting continuous integration and deployment techniques, and with ever and fast changing requirements, the role of testers and the expectation of testing teams evolve as well. Teams often don’t have the luxury anymore to carefully plan test strategies and tests for all new features in advance. Combined with traditional testing techniques, exploratory testing and session-based test management are great ways to make the best use of your time.

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TestRail Highlight: Test Management Project History and Test Case Versioning

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In our new TestRail Highlight blog series we will take an in-depth look at select features of our test management software TestRail. As software projects evolve, every testing team needs to think about how they will handle changing requirements and test cases for their projects and releases over time. Today we will take a look at TestRail’s unique features that help help teams archive test runs, track the history of test case changes and easily manage baselines for different project release branches.

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3 Critical Factors To Retain Your Best Software Testers

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In this guest posting, Simon Knight shares his experience on how to keep the best software testers on your team. I’ve had a bit of experience with wanting to leave software testing gigs. During my career as a tester I’ve worked for a number of organisations in various different capacities. I have been able to make a number of observations about which companies I would have chosen to stick around with and work for in the longer term, and which companies I definitely wouldn’t. In my experience, those factors break down into several commonalities which I believe can probably be applied to most testers.

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How Leading Teams Integrate Test Automation with TestRail Test Management

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Almost all of our customers integrate their test automation efforts with our modern test management tool TestRail at some point. The great thing about working with thousands of customers is seeing the many different ways teams use our product. Teams integrate TestRail with basically any test automation system available. This includes standard web testing tools like Selenium, JUnit & many other unit testing tools, countless commercial and mobile testing tools, CI tools like Jenkins and more. In this posting we want to review a few example implementations of how teams integrate their test automation efforts with TestRail.

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Announcing TestRail 5.2 – New Unique Screenshot, Case Template and Exploratory Testing Support

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We are constantly working on new features for our modern test management tool and today we are happy to introduce another big productivity update with TestRail 5.2. The new version adds many new features to help teams work faster and more efficiently. As part of the new release, TestRail adds full attachment and screenshot drag & drop support for test cases and test results. We’ve also added direct copy & paste of images for select browsers, making TestRail the first web-based test management tool to support pasting screenshots from your clipboard. Another big update of TestRail 5.2 is the introduction of test case templates with exploratory testing support and much more.

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TestRail 5.1 – Introducing TestRail FastTrack for Incredibly Productive Testing

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We are happy to announce TestRail 5.1 today, the latest version of our modern test management tool. For TestRail 5.1 we reviewed the entire workflow of how teams work with tests and submit results during testing. After months of work we are happy to finally announce the results of our efforts: TestRail FastTrack.

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