11.8. Use Cases

The following Use Cases represent some common scenarios for using the TCMS.

11.8.1. Manual Testing

The Manual Testing use case is:

  1. QE Project / Team Lead assigns feature to be tested.
  2. QA searches TCMS for Test Plan. See the section Searching for Test Plans.
  3. QA creates new Test Run. See the section Creating a Test Run.
  4. QA Executes Test Run. See the section Executing a Test Run.
  5. Test Run report available for viewing. See the section Generating a Test Run report.

Manual Testing Use Case.

11.8.2. Writing a Test Plan

The Writing a Test Plan use case is:

  1. QE Project / Team Lead assigns feature to be tested.
  2. QA writes a new Test Plan. See the section Creating a Test Plan.
  3. QA adds Test Cases:
    1. Create new Test Case. See the section Creating a Test Case.
    2. Import XML Test Case. See the section Importing a Test Case.
    3. Add existing Test Case. See the section Using an existing Test Case.
  4. QA Executes Test Run. See the section Executing a Test Run.

Writing a Test Plan Use Case.

11.8.3. PM Reporting

The Project Manager use case is:

  1. PM assigns searches for a Test Plan. See the section Searching for Test Plans.
  2. PM assigns priorities to Test Cases. See the section Editing a Test Case.
  3. QA searches TCMS for Test Plan. See the section Searching for Test Plans.
  4. QA creates new Test Run. See the section Creating a Test Run.
  5. QA Executes Test Run, based on Test Case priorities. See the section Executing a Test Run.
  6. Test Run report available for viewing. See the section Generating a Test Run report.

PM Reporting Use Case.

11.8.4. Cloning a Test Plan

The Cloning a Test Plan use case is:

  1. QE Project / Team Lead assigns feature to be tested in new version of product.
  2. QA searches TCMS for Test Plan. See the section Searching for Test Plans.
  3. QA clones Test Plan. See the section Cloning a Test Plan.
  4. QA creates new Test Run. See the section Creating a Test Run.
  5. QA Executes Test Run. See the section Executing a Test Run.
  6. Test Run report available for viewing. See the section Generating a Test Run report.

Cloning a Test Plan Use Case.