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What’s new in Rational Quality Manager 4.0.1

Speed up test creation and edition

  • Be more efficient with additional ways to create, edit, sort, filter, and query test artifacts
  • Capture screenshots directly from the manual test script editor and during manual test execution
  • Quickly find Test Case Execution Records by filtering the view based on Test Case categories
  • Use test plans or the team area to filter test cases in a table view
  • Edit many test cases and test results at once with additional bulk update actions
  • Ability to generate Test Case Execution Records directly from Test Case Execution Records table view
  • Organize test data using custom categories
  • Select records from test data to be used during test execution


Demo: New in the 4.0.1 web UI

Watch how to use preconditions and follow-up actions to guard against the creation of faulty test scripts for a project.

Build the right tests with requirements-driven testing

  • Visualize requirement coverage gaps with the new Coverage view
  • You get the ability to see backlink status in traceability view
  • Improved link labels between DOORS requirements and Rational Quality Manager test artifacts
  • Improved Requirement Collection Links section
  • When reconciling a master test plan, see which requirements are already covered by its child test plans

Meet regulatory requirements through advanced customization

  • New addition of the required approvals precondition
  • Change automatically test artifact state based on the state of the formal review approvals
  • Auto-lock test artifact based on test artifact state
  • In manual testing, mandate actual result for every step, when step fails
  • Prevent modification of an approval group once it has been completed
  • Archive and copy approval groups

Get deeper insights with new reporting and dashboard options

  • Report on many more parameters thanks to the new RRDI schema
  • View master and child test plans in reports — and a new report parameter: Most Recent Iteration Only
  • Test status across multiple milestones
  • Enhancements for Java ETL logging
  • Export manual test script to PDF in condensed format

Integrate your test automation frameworks with Rational Quality Manager

  • Interface any test automation tool with Rational Quality Manager using the new test execution adapter SDK
  • OSLC Automation Service Provider preview
  • Make Rational Quality Manager part of your continuous integration testing system with the ability to start test execution using Apache Ant scripts

Integrate with Atlassian Jira

  • IBM Rational Lifecycle Integration Adapters extend Rational Quality Manager to integrate with Atlassian® JIRA® — submit defects from Rational Quality Manager

Contact us at info@almtoolbox.com to learn more about IBM Rational Lifecycle Integration Adapters

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