How to Set up Your Test Project in Just 6 Minutes

by René Ceelen, on February 14, 2020

So you want to start testing and do it yourself this time?  

That’s easy with TestMonitor. To help you on your way we have created a video in which we explain how to get started. In just 6 minutes we will show you what TestMonitor looks like and how to set up a test project.  

In this video we will go through the different steps of setting up and running a test project in detail. You will see how to: 

Define your requirements and risks 

  • To define your requirements and risks, so you can prioritize and get a grip on the outcome of your tests. 
  • How linking requirements and risks to your test cases will  give you insight in what the test results really mean for your IT-project. 

Design the set-up of your test project 

  • Set up test suites with related test cases 
  • Set up test cases, including instructions & attachments. 
  • Efficiently (re)-use of test cases in future project. 
  • Make bulk changes with one simple click. 

Plan your project’s milestones 

  • Definition of a milestone. 
  • Keep a general overview on the progress. 

Run your tests 

  • Definition of a test run. 
  • Involving different (kind of) testers in the test run. 

Thanks to our user-friendly software you can involve professional testers as well as end users. In the end, they decide whether the software works well for them. Better include them in your testing!

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Track the test results 

  • Check which issues passed or failed. 
  • Get a clear overview, per test case or of the complete test run. 
  • The best way to communicate details per issue and still keep it clear for everybody. 
  • Easily create a new issue; if needed relating to an existing issue. 
  • Filter outcomes in complex test projects. 

Resolve issues quickly 

  • Keep an eye on the open issues. 
  • Communicate with all stakeholders involved and keep it organized. 

Reports, you can use to inform stakeholders 

  • Find out which type of report suits your need best. 
  • Present specific data in a report, to keep it relevant and clear. 
  • Get an overview per requirement, risk, test case, test run or issue. 

Efficient communication within the project team 

Besides discussing the features, communication within the project team is another crucial aspect of your test project. Often, with e-mails you might lose track or forget to include people. Therefore we will show you how you can easily set up communication and notifications in your settings in TestMonitor. It will function as the central place for all project members to find information or communicate about the test project.  

Curious what it looks like on screen?   

Are you eager now to see what it looks like for real? Then check out our video and learn how to start a test project in just 5 minutes! 

More tutorials and knowledge about user testing 

If you would like to learn more about user testing, you can visit our knowledge base. We love to share everything we know about UAT. Therefore we have made several tutorials and wrote articles about topics related to UAT and recent developments. Also we created a checklist on 'Do-It-Yourself-Testing' that you might like. Do let us know if you miss a topic! 

Start testing with TestMonitor

Not a TestMonitor user just yet? Good and easy testing is key priority to quality assurance managerstestmanagers,  IT-managerstest managers and the release manager. TestMonitor makes testing easy and fun for test users as well.
So let's get you started. You might want to check out our video or download the product leaflet. But of course, with a free trial you can really experience the ease of use of TestMonitor yourself.  

If you need assistance or if you have any questions regarding TestMonitor, feel free to contact us at any time. We are here to help. 

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Happy testing!

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