Test Management Tools

Test Management Tools Overview

Test management tools are used to manage the entire testing process comprehensively, eliminating the need for multiple software tools to manage individual steps in the testing process.


Test management tools enable businesses to find and manage bugs, track tests, and enable collaboration on projects. The result is that businesses can achieve a better software development process using test management tools. Test management tools also include analytics features so businesses can easily determine how successful tests have been for each project.


Some test management tools include requirements management to streamline test case design.

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TestComplete

TestComplete is a test management and functional, performance testing tool, from SmartBear Software headquartered in Somerville, Massachusetts.

Azure DevOps Server

AzureDevOps Server (formerly Team Foundation Server, or TFS) is a test management and application lifecycle management tool, from Microsoft's Visual Studio offerings. To license Azure DevOps Server an Azure DevOps license and a Windows operating system license (e.g. Windows Server)…

Micro Focus ALM / Quality Center

Micro Focus offers the former HPE application lifecycle management and quality assurance suite, Application Lifecycle Management / Quality Center (or ALM/QC).

Tricentis qTest

Tricentis qTest (formerly QASymphony) provides enterprise-level agile testing tools giving businesses visibility and control needed to ensure application quality in fast-paced development environments. Tricentis and QASymphony merged in summer 2018.

Key Features

  • Centralized test management (10)
    82%
    8.2
  • Map tests to user stories (7)
    70%
    7.0
  • Test execution reporting (9)
    64%
    6.4
SpiraTest

SpiraTest allows customers to manage their software testing and quality assurance activities. It provides requirements management, test management and bug-tracking functionality with integrated reporting.

Key Features

  • Centralized test management (8)
    90%
    9.0
  • Map tests to user stories (8)
    80%
    8.0
  • Test execution reporting (8)
    50%
    5.0
Azure Test Plans

Azure Test Plans is an exploratory test toolkit available from Microsoft's Azure suite of services. It enables manual testing for users, so that they can plan, execute, and track scripted tests with actionable defects and end-to-end traceability. Assess quality throughout the development…

Key Features

  • Centralized test management (7)
    87%
    8.7
  • Map tests to user stories (7)
    86%
    8.6
  • Manage test hosts and schedules (7)
    80%
    8.0
PractiTest

PractiTest is presented as a cloud-based test management tool that provides its customers with an end-to-end system to meet testing and QA needs. It is described by the vendor as flexible but methodological, enabling organizations to ensure visibility and communication at all levels.…

Quizizz

Quizizz is a learning platform that uses gamified quizzes to help people learn or teach anything, on any device, in-person or remotely. Quizizz is used by more than 20 million people per month in schools, homes, and offices around the world. The platform is used in classrooms in…

ServiceNow IT Business Management

ServiceNow IT Business Management is a soluton bundle built on the Now Platform designed to allow users to gain visibility into portfolio investments and business strategies for better outcomes. Track progress in real time to see exactly how funds are spent and the value of the work…

Ranorex Studio

Over 14,000+ users worldwide automate tests with Ranorex Studio, which promises to enable rapid delivery of high-quality desktop, mobile, and web applications. The vendor says that with over 10 years in test automation, Ranorex Studio supports automating functional UI tests for even…

IBM Rational Quality Manager

IBM Rational Quality Manager is a performance testing and quality management hub.

Kualitee

Kualitee is an all-in-one test management tool that supports manual and automated testing. With Kualitee, users can replace inefficient workflows and spreadsheets, and create and import test cases, execute test cases, log defects and perform defect management activities with a dedicated…

AutomationHQ

AutomationHQ™ (AHQ) is a complete TAAS (Test Automation As Service) solution. Its NLP driven, cloud-based No-Code test automation platform is presented as ideal for agile delivery team. Any one in agile team can develop In-Sprint test automation in plain English with AHQ. User…

Testuff

Israeli company Testuff offers a test management platform.

Aqua ALM

German company Andagon supports Aqua ALM, a subsidiary offering an eponymous application lifecycle management platform that focuses on test management solutions,

AutomationNG

Indecomm Global Services headquartered in New Jersey offers AutomationNG, a test automation and test management platform.

Buildkite

Buildkite is a CI and build automation tool that combines the power of the user's own build infrastructure with the convenience of a managed, centralized web UI.

Compuware File-AID

File-AID provides a cross-platform file and data management solution that enables developers and QA staff to quickly and conveniently access necessary data and files instead of hunting around for them. In turn, developers devote less time to data-related tasks and spend more time…

EasyQA

EasyQA is a Test Management Tool that was created by the custom mobile app and web development shop, ThinkMobile, to help users improve software quality and simplify various quality assurance processes. EasyQA is crafted for QAs, Developers, and PMs.The goal of EasyQA is to provide…

Zephyr Scale

TM4j is a test management application for Jira, developed by Jira solutions specialist Adaptavist, acquired and now supported by SmartBear since March 2020.

Visual Studio App Center

Visual Studio App Center, or just App Center available from Microsoft's Azure, is a solution used to build, test, release, and monitor mobile and desktop apps. When creating apps for Android, iOS, macOS, and Windows, App Center allows users to automate build, test, and distribution…

Tuskr

Tuskr is a cloud-based test management software. Users can manage test cases, conduct test runs and integrate with bug and time tracking tools. Tuskr is available via a free plan, and with a 30-day free trial of paid tier features.

Pragmatic Workbench (discontinued)

Pragmatic Workbench Enterprise was a suite that combined four Pragmatic Works products: BI xPress, DBA xPress, DOC xPress and LegiTest. It was acquired by SentryOne in April 2018, and has reached its EOL phase. After the summer of 2022 it will likely no longer be available, and…

Tricentis LiveCompare

LiveCompare now from Tricentis (acquired 2019) enables zero production defects by telling users what impact change will have on their SAP system and where to focus testing efforts. From audits to upgrades, LiveCompare provides fact-based analysis for the user’s whole SAP application…

QMetry Test Management

QMetry in Santa Clara offers their test management tool, the eponymous QMetry Test Management, which offers test case authoring, reusable test cases, test execution, 140+ reports including deep traceability and test case coverage reports with customization options, and integrations…

Learn More About Test Management Tools

What are Test Management Tools?

Test management tools are used to manage the entire testing process comprehensively, eliminating the need for multiple software tools to manage individual steps in the testing process.


Test management tools enable businesses to find and manage bugs, track tests, and enable collaboration on projects. The result is that businesses can achieve a better software development process using test management tools. Test management tools also include analytics features so businesses can easily determine how successful tests have been for each project.


Some test management tools include requirements management to streamline test case design.

Test Management Tools Features & Capabilities

The following features are commonly offered by test management solutions:

  • Track the number of tests planned, and run with pass/fail results tabulation.

  • Schedule tests to be executed whether manually or automatically.

  • Track testing schedule and budget.

  • Enable collaboration and easy communication across multiple project teams.

Test Management Tool Comparison

When choosing a test management tool for your business, there are a few factors that you should consider. First, integrations with other analytics tools. If you use other reporting and monitoring tools, being able to integrate them together enables businesses to save time and generate higher quality insights.


Another feature to consider is automation features. Many test management tools remove manual processes, while others focus more on tracking and analytics. Businesses should choose a tool that can reduce manual processes if that is something they want to achieve.


Lastly, usability is another factor to consider. Many test management tools are tricky to use but offer advanced analytics and automation features, while others are more simple but offer a weaker featureset. You should consider the capabilities of your staff when choosing a solution.

Test Management Tool Pricing

Test management tools typically charge via a monthly subscription, and most offer a free trial so you can try out a tool before making a purchasing decision. Businesses should expect to pay $20.00-30.00 per month, with rates increasing as feature needs increase.


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Frequently Asked Questions

What businesses benefit most from test management tools?

One of the biggest benefits of test management tools is the automation and analytics of tests. As a result, businesses running more tests benefit most from test management tools, particularly if they can reduce manual processes via automation.

Do all test management tools help automate tests?

All test management tools at least include some automation features like test scheduling and data collection, but some offer more robust automation tools for creating and running tests. Not every test management tool offers these features, though, so businesses should select a tool that meets their automation needs.

Do test management tools act as bug tracking tools?

Test management tools often include bug tracking features for tests. That said, they don’t find bugs in anything but tests, so they shouldn’t be used as a businesses sole bug finding and tracking tool.