New Features:

Time estimation & forecasting in testing

  • Enter time 'Estimate' for Test Cases
  • Enter actual time 'Effort' for Test Case Run
  • Time forecasting at Test Plan, Test Cycle & Test Case level

Integrate SynapseRT with CI tools: Jenkins & Bamboo

Reload test cases from a Active cycle

  • Any change in the test case after the test run is created from it will be prompted to user for reload

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Add more flexibilities when organize Test Cases from Test Suite

Bulk Clone support on Test Cases

  • Clone to create new Test Case/s from Test Suite/s

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Support of multiple Bug types

  • Can map more than one issue type as bug type

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New synapseRT Permission - 'Browse SynapseRT Panels'Improvements on 'SynapseRT Reports'

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External Test Case import

  • Import Test Case from external tool: TestLink
  • Interactive progress bar during Test Case import for better UX

Other improvements on UX

  • Defect bar is hyperlinked in Test Plan for quicker defect reference

  • Requirement key for associated Test Cases in Requirement issue are displayed to easily identify the rolled up test cases

  • Notification emails for 'Bulk Assign' on Test Runs are now consolidated to one email to avoid spamming

  • 'Run ID' column added on Test Case execution information from bug for quick reference on execution for developers

  • A 'Report Home' button added to reports for easy navigation

  • Improved reports with more synapse data and UX
  • Improved UX on gadget 'Test case Executions by Tester'

Release Notes


  • SYNAPSENG-1284 [SynapseRT Reports][Improvement]: There is no way to go back to 'SynapseRT Reports' home page directly from an report.
  • SYNAPSENG-1279 [Time Management][Test Case]: Put an 'estimate sample' in Test Case issue.
  • SYNAPSENG-1263 [Integration][Test Case]: Differentiate 'Execute' button in TestCycleDetails page for the Automation Run
  • SYNAPSENG-1260 [Integration]: Better to use 'Update' as button label in 'Edit Application' dialog.
  • SYNAPSENG-1255 [Test Suite]: User should stay at 'Free-form Test Cases' tab after 'Add to Test Suite' action.
  • SYNAPSENG-1253 [Configuration][Customer]: Add permission 'Browse SynapseRT Panels'.
  • SYNAPSENG-1251 [Configuration][Customer]: Allow user to map multiple issue types to 'SynapseRT Bug' issue type.
  • SYNAPSENG-1229 [Test Suite][Improvement] Highlight item if use puts mouse cursor to the item in the list.
  • SYNAPSENG-1217 [Time Management][Test Run]: Put an 'effort sample' in Test Run dialog.
  • SYNAPSENG-1212 [Test Plan][Requirement]: Add hyper link to 'Defect' bar in Test Plan issue.
  • SYNAPSENG-1196 [Requirement][Customer] Add 'Requirement' information for Test Cases in the list.
  • SYNAPSENG-1188 [Import/Export]: Display a progress bar when do Test Case import.
  • SYNAPSENG-1175 [Test Suite][Customer]: Support further action (Export/Move/Copy) from partially selected Test Cases in a Test Suite.
  • SYNAPSENG-1152 [Test Case][Improvement]: Test Suites should be in 'Collapsed' status by default when Add Test Suite from Test Case issue.
  • SYNAPSENG-1142 [Test Cycle]: Add an option for user to load the latest Test Case information from a 'ACTIVE' Test Cycle.
  • SYNAPSENG-1139 [Configuration]: Create validation for 'Maximum limit to Import Test cases' and 'Maximum Issue Result' with empty value.
  • SYNAPSENG-1105 [SynapseRT Reports][Improvement]: 'Test Plan' and 'Test Cycle' information should also be presented when 'Strategy = Specific Test Cycle '.
  • SYNAPSENG-1101 [SynapseRT Reports][Improvement]: 'Comments' column one of run attributes should be presented in 'Test Cycle Report'.
  • SYNAPSENG-1094 History section in Test Run to be in collapsed state by default
  • SYNAPSENG-1080 [SynpaseRT Reports][Improvement]: Add one more column 'Bug' in 'Test Plan Execution Report'.
  • SYNAPSENG-1011 [Improvement][Bug]: Add 'Run ID' column in 'Test Case' panel.
  • SYNAPSENG-974 [Gadgets][Improvement]: Improve UI to make 'Test case Executions by Tester' gadget more user friendly.
  • SYNAPSENG-964 [Test Suite][Improvement]: It is better to collapse all 'root' Test Suites by default in 'Move or Copy Test Suite' dialog.
  • SYNAPSENG-963 [Test Suite][Improvement]: We should support 'Move or Copy' part of Test Cases from Test Suites.
  • SYNAPSENG-962 [Test Suite][Improvement]: We should support 'Move or Copy' a Test Suite to be a ROOT Test Suite.
  • SYNAPSENG-919 [SynapseRT Reports]: Previous selection/value should not be cleaned for Requirement Report chart.
  • SYNAPSENG-912 [Import/Export][Improvement]: Adjust the sequence of columns to make it more suitable for 'Test Case' issue.
  • SYNAPSENG-888 Import data from other test management tool to synapseRT NextGen.
  • SYNAPSENG-805 [Email Notification]: Notification emails for 'Bulk Assign' should be combined to be only one email
  • SYNAPSENG-673 [Customer's Request] Integrate SynapseRT with Jenkins or other external systems.
  • SYNAPSENG-465 [Customer] Time estimation for test plan and test execution prediction.
  • SYNAPSENG-304 Improvement: add hyper link to progress bar and pie chart from test plan level.

Bug Fixes:

  • SYNAPSENG-1338 [Test Plan]: 'Add Requirement' is not going to add its aggregated Test Cases, instead, only directly associated Test Cases can be added.
  • SYNAPSENG-1328 [REST API][Customer]: 'testCaseKey' is not returned from 'GET /rest/synapse/latest/public/testPlan/{testPlanIssueKey}/cycle/{cycleName}/testRuns'.
  • SYNAPSENG-1316 [Test Cycle]: Defect number should come from test case level instead of test step level.
  • SYNAPSENG-1281 [Test Plan][Customer]: Pagination link is not showing up for OLD data (Test Plan).
  • SYNAPSENG-1257 [SynapseRT Reports]: There is no validation to 'JQL' field for 'Requirement Coverage Report'.
  • SYNAPSENG-1254 [Test Suite]: There is no warning message if click on 'Add to Test Suite' button without selecting any Test Cases from the list.
  • SYNAPSENG-1243 [Test Case][JIRA7.2.x] Drag&Drop doesn't work if open a Test Case from JIRA filter (in Detail View mode).
  • SYNAPSENG-1228 [Test Case][Customer] Import 'Test Step' has some problem.
  • SYNAPSENG-1213 [REST API][Customer]: Time stampe from execution history is not changed if update Test Run with same result.
  • SYNAPSENG-1202 [Test Case][Customer]: Field-length is not limited for long strings - broken view.
  • SYNAPSENG-1183 [Traceability]: Test results from 'ABORTED' Test Cycle are still visible in Traceability matrix.
  • SYNAPSENG-1182 [Import/Export][Test Suites]: 'Test Suite' information is not generated in exported file if the Test Case comes from other project.
  • SYNAPSENG-1181 [Manage REQs]: Drag the last item in the list and drop it to any other item (to be a child), will cause its parent disappears in from the list.
  • SYNAPSENG-1176 [Test Suite]: Test Case number label is not updated immediately if a child Test Suite with some Test Cases are removed.
  • SYNAPSENG-1163 [Test Suite]: If there are only one Test Suite in a 'Root Test Suite', its 'Child Test Suite' cannot be moved out from the parent node.
  • SYNAPSENG-1153 [Import/Export]: A redundant space / missing a space in error message.
  • SYNAPSENG-1150 [JIRA7.2][SynapseRT Reports]: 'Test Plan Execution Report' cannot generate data from any Test Plan except the first created one.
  • SYNAPSENG-1145 [Import/Export]: Test Case sequence in exported file is different with how it organized in Test Suite.
  • SYNAPSENG-1136 [Test Case]: Line breaks are not handled well in when export Test Case from JIRA search.
  • SYNAPSENG-1135 [SynpaseRT Reports][Customer]: Line breaks are not handled well in 'Test Cycle Report'.
  • SYNAPSENG-1126 [Test Case][Customer]: 'Create Issue' is not refreshed to 'Test Case' issue type when add Test Case from Test Suite, instead, it comes from previous selected issue type.
  • SYNAPSENG-1106 [Test Suite][Import/Export]: The Test Suite path always shows the 1st one if a Test Case is associated to multiple Test Suites.