Case Study

Holmes Transitions to Agile Testing Using QMetry Test Management with Rally

Holmes Corporation is an instructional design, marketing, and channel management/distribution firm. They were using Rally for Agile requirement gathering, QMetry Test Management provided them a tool that allows QA team to gather the requirements and submit bugs back to development.

The Challenge

Poor visibility of QA teams in testing efforts and related results.

Insufficient testing before release impacted product perception.

Reusing Test Cases across Sprints in Rally was cumbersome.

Lack of visibility into incremental changes with Rally.

Our Approach

Robust bi-directional integration with Rally for bug tracking and real time reporting allowed stability of release and traceability with full coverage.

Powerful Agile testing allowed reusing test cases across sprints, along with Rally integration fostering easy flow of defect information & user stories.

Engagement Benefits

Ability to easily associate Test Cases by individual build.

Integration with Jenkins and Selenium & a comprehensive dashboard.

Pass defect information from QMetry Test Management back to Rally.

Easily pass User Stories from Rally into QMetry Test Management.

Ability to slice results by test runs to gauge release readiness.

Improved release quality and better adoption of agile testing.

“Adopting QMetry Test Manager gives us greater confidence in the quality of a release. QMetry Test Manager’s capabilities and its integration with Rally has been a significant catalyst for the adoption of Agile testing. “

GUENTHER WEYDAUER,Sr. VP, Product Development

Holmes Corporation

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