SpiraTeam product overview
SpiraTeam is a complete application lifecycle management (ALM) solution that manages requirements, tests, plans, tasks, bugs, and issues in one environment. It provides complete traceability from inception to completion and enables businesses to handle tasks and bugs, sync them with teams, and get back to developing. The solution’s integrated version control, testing (manual and automated), and customizable reporting provides comprehensive tracking.
SpiraTeam allows teams to take control of the project development as well as the software testing life cycle. Project managers have the ability to schedule team members, allocate resources on specific tasks, and check project status in real time. The solution provides consolidated dashboards of various project health and status information, allowing users to stay on track with projects. These reporting dashboards give a unified view tailored for agile methodologies and hybrid or legacy waterfall projects.
SpiraTeam offers collaboration and quality assurance tools for businesses of all sizes in all industries. The solution can be deployed either in the cloud or on-premise and is compatible with most web browsers. SpiraTeam is suitable for IT professionals and project managers who want to analyze and execute projects.
Pros of SpiraTeam
- SpiraTeam features integrated instant messaging for supporting better collaboration between team members.
- The software is flexible and can be modified to adapt to complex workflows. It also supports a wide variety of plugins.
Cons of SpiraTeam
- Some users encounter difficulties in customizing reports.
Breakdown of core features
Project managers are able to schedule team members and load balance task-resourcing allocations with SpiraTeam. Team members can update their progress in terms of actual and remaining effort as they work on their assigned tasks, providing project managers with real-time visibility on the progress of the iteration and early indications of schedule overrun.
Teams can manage requirements using SpiraTeam. The solution lets users handle requirements and user stories in an integrated requirements matrix. SpiraTeam allows users to drill down from each of the captured requirements to determine how many test cases have validated the functionality and the status of each of the defects logged.
Test case management
SpiraTeam empowers the testing team and frees it from outdated methods. It offers proven functionality and usability as well as reliable technical support. The software is available as an on-premise installation or hosted service.
The solution offers a complete bug tracking functionality that manages the entire testing process. Bug tracking features include support for customizable workflows and fields, flexible reporting, configurable email notifications, and fully editable statuses, priorities, severities, and bug types.
(Last updated on 05/25/2021 by Liz Laurente-Ticong)