The old days: let’s use Excel…
… because everyone knows how to use a spreadsheet!
5 reasons why testing with Excel should be History
Can you test software with Excel? Well, it depends. Can you chop down a tree with a pocket knife? Eventually you will succeed. However, we think that testing software with Excel should be history:
Testing with Excel is not a shame.
Is testing with Excel actually a real shame? No, because testing software is always better than doing nothing at all – “it’s the taking part that counts, not winning”.
Why you should move away from Excel.
But therein lays our most import message as well. Excel works fine as a short time solution, but for long term projects you can save time and money by using a professional test management application.
Testing with a smile
Make testing with Excel history
Organize all your projects and tests in a central place
TestMonitor vs Excel
Test cases can be reused for multiple regression cycles
Easily configure and plan test runs
Real-time insights in test results and issues
Add screenshots and attachments related to test results and issues
An interface made for acceptance testing
All activities such as owner, status, and so on are logged automatically
Everything in sync without a complex folder structure