Pattern name: Test Alignment
About this Pattern
With the introduction of automated testing and the advances in testing tools, software delivery organizations often use multiple testing tools for their QA purposes. One tool may be used for test management, test execution, defect tracking, and reporting, while another is used for automated testing.
This integration pattern flows information between the testing tools to create a consolidated view of defects for collaboration, reporting and analysis.
Improves product quality by seamlessly supporting the use of multiple, specialized testing tools
Enables cross-tool reporting on defects
Artifacts Typically Synchronized
Example of this Pattern