Legend of ALM Octane icons

Get to know these icons in ALM Octane. They appear in grids, dropdowns, pop-ups, and other places.

Backlog icons

Epic

Epics are large components or aims for your product or project.

Epics are divided into features.

Feature

Features are mid-size functional goals. They are groups of actions or functions that you plan for your product or project.

A feature is divided into user stories, defects, quality stories and tests.

User Story

User stories describe actions that users of your product should be able to perform.

User stories can be defined under features or directly under the root of the backlog tree.

Defect

Defects are bugs or flaws. Any action or function that does not work should have a defect set up to fix it.

Defects can be defined under features or directly under the root of the backlog tree.

Quality Story

A quality story provides a place to describe actions that should be done internally by your developers or quality engineers. For example, quality stories can be used to describe tests that should be authored or updated.

Task

Tasks are action items within user stories, defects, and quality stories. Tasks describe the actions required to implement the defects and stories.

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Test-related icons

Manual Test

Manual tests make sure an application works as expected by testing most of its features.

Manual test types include acceptance, end-to-end, regression, sanity, security, performance, and others.

Gherkin Test

Gherkin tests are a type of manual test. They use the Gherkin syntax and scenario structure. Gherkin test subtypes also include acceptance, end-to-end, regression, sanity, security, and performance.

Test Suite

A set of manual tests that run sequentially.

Automated Test

Automated tests in ALM Octane are collected from the CI server and run on it. Test run results are then incorporated in ALM Octane's quality analysis.

Manual Test Run

A run of a manual test.

Gherkin Test Run

A run of a manual test.

Manual Test Suite Run

A run of a test suite.

Automated Test Run

A run of an automated test, by a CI server such as Jenkins or TeamCity.

Pipeline

Pipelines provide a graphical representation of the job flows on your CI server. Pipelines enable you to interact with your CI server. For example, ALM Octane collects the results of automated tests that run on the CI server.

Pipeline Run A build run of a pipeline, by a CI server such as Jenkins or TeamCity. Pipeline runs can include information about failing automated tests, SCM commits related to this pipeline run, and more.

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Configuration icons

Release

A release is a group of application changes made available to your users at the same time.

Releases can be divided into sprints or milestones.

Team

Each team has a team lead as well as team members.

Workspace admins can assign team members and team leaders, and assign teams to releases. They can also estimate the team's velocity.

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