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The True Value of Visual Feedback

The True Value of Visual Feedback

Insights from Zephyr Capture for Jira Survey

If you’ve ever struggled to share concise feedback with a co-worker or make your review process more efficient, you are not alone. As a visual, collaborative tool for annotating screenshots with detailed, visual feedback, Capture for Jira was created to solve that problem. A picture might be worth a thousand words, but Capture for Jira enables you to combine pictures and words together, without anything getting lost in translation.

Meet the Breeze Team

Meet the Breeze Team

This past year we launched the Breeze Team, a customer-driven initiative to help other customers and potential customers gain useful insights about our Zephyr products. Along with my co-worker Fraser Colmer, we interviewed a selection of enthusiastic Zephyr customers and handpicked Super Zephyr Users to join the Breeze Team program.

What's New in Zephyr 6.2

What's New in Zephyr 6.2

Zephyr's on-demand, next-generation Test Management Platform is designed to help your company stay a step ahead of the competition in the global software industry's race to DevOps and continuous testing agility.

How Visual Communication Tools Improve Teamwork and Collaboration

How Visual Communication Tools Improve Teamwork and Collaboration

From posting photos on Instagram, videos on Snapchat or Emojis on text messages, it cannot be denied that the way in which we communicate has become increasingly more visual. And it’s not just personal, the prevalence of visual communication also extends to the workplace, with 76 percent of American workers admitting that they have used emoji in work emails.

Top Test Automation Trends Presented by Cigniti’s Director of Sales

Top Test Automation Trends Presented by Cigniti’s Director of Sales

As presented during Zephyr CAB EMEA 2018

Cigniti, a leader in independent testing services, has over 600 clients across the globe—spanning 5 continents and 13 different countries. Cigniti clients are not only spread throughout the world, but also across industries. To give you an idea of their range, they work with GSK and AstraZeneca in the healthcare space, Nike and Trader Joe’s in the retail space, Chase Bank and Bank of America in the finance sector and Southwest and Qatar Airlines in the travel space, just to name a few.

 

Use 'One-Click' Zephyr Connectors to Automate Your DevOps Pipeline

Use 'One-Click' Zephyr Connectors to Automate Your DevOps Pipeline

Streamlining and automating your entire software delivery lifecycle is critically important when you're trying to build a DevOps pipeline. Zephyr offers a wide collection of out-of-the-box connectors, also known as add-ons, that allow you to integrate with some of the best DevOps tools available in the market, such as Jira Software, Confluence, Bitbucket, Bamboo, Github and SonarQube. In addition to helping agile DevOps teams make better use of existing resources, these connectors can be used to identify bottlenecks in your DevOps pipeline.

Choosing the Right Agile Testing Tools for Software Testing

Choosing the Right Agile Testing Tools for Software Testing

Once associated only with small application development projects and co-located teams of 8-10 members, agile methodology is increasingly being adapted for large-scale enterprise development. Choosing the right agile testing tool is vitally important for companies just making the transition to agile since the right software testing tool in the right hands can foster team collaboration, drive down costs, shorten release cycles, and provide real-time visibility into the status and quality of your software projects.