1.What is ALM / Quality Center and why it is used?
ALM was formerly known as Quality center, a popular test management tool which is developed using J2EE with backend as MSSQL or ORACLE. It is a web-based tool and supports communication and association among various stakeholders. It also integrates with QTP , WinRunner & LoadRunner. We can also create reports and graphs for Analysis and Tracking for Test processes.
2.What are the modules of ALM?
The Quality Center modules are − Management Module, Requirement Module, Test Plan, Test Resources, Test lab, Defect Module, Dashboard
3.What are the benefits of Requirement Traceability?
The benefits of Requirement traceability track from links indicates requirements that affect a selected requirement. Trace to links indicates requirements that are affected by a selected requirement.
4.Can We Convert or Generate Test from the requirements?
Yes there are two ways to generate test from requirements. Convert Requirement to test and Generate a test from requirements.
5.What is version control and what are its advantages?
Version control is change management tool which helps us to keep track of changes made to entities in our project including requirements.
6.Can we create a Utest from ALM?
Yes we can create UFT test from ALM but we must first make sure UFT has the ability to execute tests from ALM.
7.What is the difference between test management tool and defect management tool?
Test management tool enables testers to create, execute and log defects while defect management tool helps us to create and track defects only.
8.What is the Purpose of Creating Child Requirement in ALM?
If a requirement depend on other requirement then treating Child requirements to the main requirement you can evaluate the sub requirements related to the main requirements.
9.What is Test Lab?
Test Lab is the module where we execute the Test Cases that we developed using the test plan Module. Both Manual and Automation executions happens in the Test Lab.
10.What do meant by test Instance?
A Test Case is imported from Test Plan module to Test Lab module for execution under a test set known as test instance. Sometime it is okay to have multiple instances of the same Test Case in the Test Lab Module.