Test Management Reports
The test team can take advantage of the Office Excel reports in the Test Team Management folder to monitor progress and identify the volume, status, and effectiveness of their test activities. The test management reports display team-project information that is stored in the data warehouse. The four Office Excel workbooks provide 17 reports, and each report appears in on its own worksheet.
Most of these reports are available only when the team creates test cases and test plans and starts to run tests by using Microsoft Test Manager. For more information, see Testing the Application.
All reports are provided for both Microsoft Solution Framework (MSF) process templates: MSF for Agile Software Development v5.0 and MSF for CMMI Process Improvement v5.0.
You can access the Test Team Management folder from the Excel Reports folder for the team project in Team Explorer. You can access this folder only if your team project portal has been enabled and is provisioned to use SharePoint Products. For more information, see Access a Team Project Portal and Process Guidance.
Monitor the success or failure rate of test activities with each build. The Build Quality workbook provides the following two reports, which show the test results for all build definitions for a team project.
The count of test results in these reports represents a cumulative count of the most recent version of each test result in a particular build.
Monitor the overall productivity and effectiveness of the test team's test and bug generation activities. The Test Team Productivity workbook provides the following four reports, which show test and bug activity.
Monitor the test results and regression testing for a product. The Test Team Progress workbook provides the following four reports:
Determine where the test plans, test configurations, and test coverage are deficient. The Testing Gaps workbook provides the following five reports, which are based on test results and builds that have been defined and run for a team project.
The count of test results in these reports represents a cumulative count of the most recent version of each test result in a particular build. If a test is run multiple times against a build, the count includes the most recent result for that test for that build.