Why Helix TCM Is the Best Test Case Management Tool

You want the best product possible. To do that, you’ll need to run tests constantly. But Microsoft Word and Excel just don’t cut it anymore.Manually creating, running, and tracking test cases slows you down.

That's where Helix TCM — test case management software — comes in.

Write, execute, and track tests with ease. Use it on its own for testing management or as part of the Helix ALM suite. Even pair it with your existing tools, including Jira.

Create Thousands of Test Cases


Prioritize Your Test Cases and Test Runs

Track Everything in One Spot

Reduce Manual Testing


Connect Tests and Requirements


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Simplified Testing Management

Creating test cases in Microsoft Office is time-consuming. But in Helix TCM — the test case management module of Helix ALM — it's quick and easy.

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One Test Case Management Tool for Everything

Write. Organize. Test. Track.

Do it all in a single test management tool.

Functional. Validation. Performance. Regression. Acceptance. Safety. Security. And so on...

With Helix TCM, it's easy. You'll always know how much testing is complete. And you'll know how much remains. You’ll spot bottlenecks before they even become a problem.

And you won't outgrow this test management software. It can scale to handle the largest testing projects. What’s more, your entire testing management process will live in one place.

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Better Test Coverage & Improved Efficiency

Be more efficient about your test management — while also improving test coverage.

Full Coverage Testing

Since Helix TCM converts defects into test cases, you’ll get seamless testing coverage.

When test runs fail, Helix TCM creates defects, which are an excellent source of new test cases. Helix TCM creates these. That means you’ll automatically get better coverage in your test management.

Reduced Manual Work

With a test case management tool — like Helix TCM — reusing test steps is easy. And it makes you more efficient. Reusing test steps:

  • Reduces manual work for testing.
  • Creates consistency across tests and projects.

You'll be able write one test — and use it for multiple systems and browsers. And grouping related tests in suites streamlines planning for everyone.

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A Test Management Tool With Full Traceability

Get Full Visibility Up and Downstream

Understand the relationship between requirements, test cases, and issues. Trace the issue when tests fail. When requirements change, you’ll know to adjust your test cases. And you’ll know to make new tests when issues arise.

Helix TCM creates traceability, so you can connect the dots. It even creates an instant traceability matrix.

So, you'll be able to:

  • Understand how changes impact your requirements and test cases.
  • Trace changes made in source code to a requirement in order to resolve a defect.
  • Maintain and regulate requirements by forcing sign-offs on each test step.
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Test Case Management Software Makes Integration Easy

Need to Track Changes or Know the Reason Behind a Change?

Chances are, we integrate with your favorite version control provider. After all, we make two of them — Helix Core and Surround SCM.

Need to Use Automated Testing Tools?

Helix TCM supports automated test management software, such as QA Wizard Pro, HP QuickTest Pro (UTF), and others. It also integrates with popular IDEs, so you can create, update, and close out issues without leaving home.

Need to Automate Processes?

With our API, you can automate processes, build custom solutions, and exchange data between Helix TCM and other applications.

Plus, our professional services team is always ready to help out with custom tool integrations.

A Test Case Management Tool for Jira

Keep Using Jira But Get the Testing Management You Seek

Using Jira to track issues and manage tasks? It’s meant for bug tracking, but not for test management. That’s where Helix TCM comes in.

Helix TCM fully integrates and syncs seamlessly with Jira. You can easily create tests in it based on Jira issues.

This allows you to get the full testing management you seek while still using Jira. No matter which tool you’re in, it’s easy to track issues, test cases, and test runs. You’ll always know what issues have been resolved, which test cases are approved, and which test runs have passed and failed.

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From Testing to the Entire Lifecycle

Testing is just one part of the application development lifecycle. There’s issues to resolve. And requirements to manage.

That's why Helix TCM is part of the Helix ALM suite. See how test management fits with issue management in Helix IM. And requirements management in Helix RM.

When these tools are used together, you’ll gain greater efficiency and seamless coverage across the entire lifecycle.

Issue Management

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Workflow Automation

Security and Compliance




Try Test Management Software

Try the test case management tool Helix TCM for free for 30 days. Use the test case management software on its own or as part of the Helix ALM suite. Download now for instant access to the fastest set of tools for testing management.

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