IBM Rational Quality Manager - Test Management
$Improve planing, test development, test execution and reporting.
IBM Rational Quality Manager is a web-based collaborative Quality Management tool enabling improved quality management and effective test management in collaborative and controlled way. In is no myth that effective testing is directly related to effective quality managment. In today's fast changing environments the management is more and more important in keeping the correct focus on value adding activities.
Following is a short overview of the main features
Comprehensive Test Plans – All plans in one place. Agree on the goals that you're after, and keep things on track.
Process awareness - "Teach" the tool your team's best practices and you'll get automatic detection if a process violation occurs.
Reporting with a purpose - Dashboard and reports give you timely and accurate test metrics and defect counts. Trend charts enable you to take action before things go wrong.
Faster Manual Testing – Straightforward test scripts guide you through test execution and capture results.
Simplified Lab Management - Register your physical and virtual servers and software. Schedule resource allocation and test execution using predefined resource configurations.
Requirement Driven Testing - Link requirements to test cases and defects. Associate test script steps to achieve fine-grained traceability.
IBM Rational Quality Manager is based on the Jazz Technology wth the open OSLC and is part of the collaborative application lifecycle, but is also valuable on itself. The collaborative aspect enables a very effective usage for focusing activities on value added tasks.