Compare Adaptavist Test Management for Jira vs. Tricentis qTest

Adaptavist Test Management for Jira is ranked 12th in Test Management Tools with 2 reviews while Tricentis qTest is ranked 4th in Test Management Tools with 10 reviews. Adaptavist Test Management for Jira is rated 8.0, while Tricentis qTest is rated 8.2. The top reviewer of Adaptavist Test Management for Jira writes "Simple and user-friendly solution that has good stability ". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Tricentis qTest writes "Provides a central point of reference for tracking bugs and failures, who owns the issue and its status". Adaptavist Test Management for Jira is most compared with Zephyr Enterprise, TestRail by Gurock and Tricentis qTest, whereas Tricentis qTest is most compared with Tricentis Tosca, TFS and Micro Focus ALM Quality Center.
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The program is very stable and scalable.We don't use technical support. We have an office in Austria that provides us with solutions. Also, this solution is pretty simple and user-friendly. We don't really need help with it.

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The most valuable feature is reusing test cases. We can put in a set of test cases for an application and, every time we deploy it, we are able to rerun those tests very easily. It saves us time and improves quality as well.The most important feature which I like in qTest manager is the user-friendliness, especially the tabs. Since I'm the admin, I use the configuration field settings and allocate the use cases to the different QA people. It is not difficult, as a QA person, for me to understand what is happening behind the scenes.The JIRA integration is really important to us because it allows our business analysts to see test results inside the JIRA ticket and that we have met the definition of "done," and have made sure we tested to the requirements of the story.The main thing that really stuck out when we started using this tool, is the linkability of qTest to JIRA, and the traceability of tying JIRA requirement and defects directly with qTest. So when you're executing test cases, if you go to fail it, it automatically links and opens up a JIRA window. You're able to actually write up a ticket and it automatically ties it to the test case itself.The integration with Selenium and other tools is one of the valuable features. Importing of test cases is also good.Being able to log into Defects, go right into JIRA, add that defect to the user story, right there at that point, means we connect all of that. That is functionality we haven't had in the past. As a communication hub, it works really well. It's pretty much a closed loop; it's all contained right there. There's no delay. You're getting from the defect to the system to JIRA to the developer.qTest helps us compile issues and have one place to look for them. We're not chasing down emails and other sources. So in the grand scheme of things, it does help to resolve issues faster because everyone is working off of the same information in one location.I like the way it structures a project... We're able to put the test cases into qTest or modify something that's already there, so it's a reusable-type of environment. It is very important that we can do that and change our test data as needed...

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I don't like that you need to use a lot of tabs. One test case takes 15-20 minutes and on Zephyr is take about 5-10 minutes.

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You can add what I believe are called suites and modules. I opened a ticket on this as to what's the difference. And it seems there's very little difference. In some places, the documentation says there's no difference. You just use them to organize how you want. But they're not quite the same because there are some options you can do under one and not the other. That gets confusing. But since they are very close to the same, people use them differently and that creates a lack of consistency.As an admin, I'm unable to delete users. I'm only able to make a user inactive. This is a scenario about which I've already made a suggestion to qTest. When people leave the company, I should be able to delete them from qTest. I shouldn't have to have so many users.The installation of the software could be streamlined. We pay for the on-premise support and they help us a lot, but the installation is something which is very command-line oriented.The Insights reporting engine has a good test-metrics tracking dashboard. The overall intent is good... But the execution is a little bit limited... the results are not consistent. The basic premise and functionality work fine... It is a little clunky with some of the advanced metrics. Some of the colorings are a little unique.We feel the integration between JIRA and qTest could be done even better. It's not as user-friendly as qTest's other features. The JIRA integration with qTest needs to mature a lot... We need smarter execution with JIRA in the case of failures, so that the way we pull out the issues again for the next round is easy... Locating JIRA defects corresponding to a trait from the test results is something of a challenge.I would really love to find a way to get the results, into qTest Manager, of Jenkins' executing my Selenium scripts, so that when I look at everything I can look at the whole rather than the parts. Right now, I can only see what happens manually. Automation-wise, we track it in bulk, as opposed to the discrete test cases that are performed. So that connection point would be really interesting for me.I really can't stand the Defects module. It's not easy to use. ALM's... Defects Module is really robust. You can actually walk through each defect by just clicking an arrow... But with the qTest Defects module you can't do that. You have to run a query. You're pretty much just querying a database. It's not really a module, or at least a robust module. Everything is very manual.Reporting shouldn't be so difficult. I shouldn't have to write so many queries to get the data I'm looking for, for a set of metrics about how many releases we had. I still have to break those spreadsheets out of there to get the data I need.

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Pricing and Cost Advice
The licensing is rather expensive for those that have many users.

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We signed for a year and I believe we paid $24,000 for Flood, Manager, and the qTest Insights. We paid an extra for $4,000 for the migration support.We're paying $19,000 a year right now for qTest, with 19 licenses. All the on-premise support is bundled into that.We're paying a little over $1,000 for a concurrent license.It's quite a few times more costly than other tools on the market.Our license price point is somewhere between $1,000 and $2,000 a year.The price I was quoted is just under $60,000 for 30 licenses, annually, and that's with a 26.5 percent discount.For the 35 concurrent licenses, we pay something like $35,000 a year.

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Overview

Adaptavist Test Management for Jira is the full, featured, enterprise ready test management solution directly in Jira. It offers full traceability across issues, requirements, test cases, and execution. The tool allows for flexibility and customisation for test plans and runs. It offers a free and flexible REST API, includes the ability to automate bulk tests, and enables seamless integration with most continuous integration tools. The in-depth reporting capability gives users the ability to analyse and share test data results between development and business teams. It’s the single source of truth to track, manage and optimise your whole test lifecycle right inside Jira software.

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Benefits:

  • Drive reusability across Jira with cross-project hierarchical repositories for all test assets 
  • Improve collaboration with flexible workflows between traditional and Agile development teams
  • Enhance coverage with end-to-end traceability across all test artifacts
  • Eliminate duplication to increase efficiency with versioning, test data parameters and shared step features
  • Improve visibility and functionality with 70 cross-project reports and gadgets
  • Reduce management time and effort, with rich APIs for integration with test automation and DevOps tools
  • Allows teams to seamlessly collaborate and manage multiple versions of test cases in parallel while providing an audit history of changes

Features:

  • Easy drag and drop organisation, planning and execution 
  • Hierarchical folders to manage and reuse assets across Jira projects, releases and sprints
  • Test case libraries including versioning, shared steps and test data parameters
  • Test plans and runs to manage and track test execution cycles
  • Full traceability of test cases, requirements, test execution results and defects
  • 70 cross-project reports, gadgets and Confluence Macros to track the coverage of your tests with advanced cross project reporting
  • Global and project level settings for customisation and standardisation
  • Custom fields for test cases, test steps, test plans and test runs
  • Migration function to import test cases from files or legacy test management tools
  • REST APIs for integration with test automation and DevOp tools

Use Cases:

  • Integrate CI tools such as Jenkins, Bamboo, Travis CI or other development applications like Github, Bitbucket, Datadog via the REST API for end-to-end integration across test case management, execution, and reporting
  • Automate testing at scale, whilst maintaining traceability inside Jira. Scaled to 10,000+ tests across multiple configurations, publishing results in Jira in under 30 minutes
  • Increase efficiency by significantly reducing time spent on test case specification and management
  • Benefit from reusability across Jira projects and single points of maintenance when reusing and organizing test cases
  • Improved visibility of software testing process and quality with 70 out-of-the-box reports, including real-time dashboards
  • Clear end-to-end traceability of requirements, tests, and defects ensuring that the delivered software meets requirements.














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