Introduction

This introductory course is designed to familiarize project management, test management, and business professionals with the basics of the test management solution with IBM Rational Quality Manager. This course demonstrates the power of test management that is integrated with requirements, defect tracking, and test execution capabilities. You will learn how Rational Quality Manager provides a collaborative and customizable solution for test planning and workflow control. When this solution is combined with the ready-to-use tracking and metrics reporting, you can quantify how project decisions and deliverables impact and align with business objectives. Hands-on exercises are used to reinforce learning.

Below is the one day course outline of our trainings:

Course Name: Essentials of Management with IBM Rational Quality Manager V2.0
Duration: 1 day
Skill Level: Basic

Audience:

This intermediate course is for:

  • Practitioners who use IBM Rational Quality Manager as a collaborative and customizable solution for test planning, workflow control, tracking, and metrics reporting that is capable of quantifying how project decisions and deliverables impact and align with business objectives
  • Project managers
  • Test managers
  • Test leads
  • Quality managers
  • Business analysts
  • Testers who need to understand project planning for test efforts and how Rational Quality Manager facilitates use of automated and manual tests

Prerequisites:

You should have:

  • Familiarity with the Microsoft Windows operating system
  • Familiarity with applications for the Microsoft Windows operating system
  • Familiarity with Internet browsers

Skills taught:

  • Synchronize with business objectives and determine fitness for use
  • Understand incremental adoption of a Practice from the Measured Capability Improvement Framework
  • Utilize collaborative information and status sharing to facilitate software delivery
  • Use adaptive and customizable test plan management in a team environment
  • Automate to accelerate test creation and execution
  • Run on-demand reports for instant project status

Course outline:

  • Understand and use the Dashboard with various roles in Rational Quality Manager
  • Write, review, and approve a test plan with Rational Quality Manager
  • Capture risk attributes, prioritize risk, and optimize testing based on risk
  • Show requirements traceability and coverage to the test plan in Rational Quality Manager
  • Use defect capabilities to include duplicate defect detection
  • Add test cases and test suites to a test plan
  • Use IBM Rational Functional Tester with Rational Quality Manager
  • Understand workflow control and use work items in Rational Quality Manager
  • Create and execute a test suite
  • Run planning and execution status reports