Test management, process of managing the tests. A test management is also performed using tools to manage both types of tests, automated and manual, that have been previously specified by a test procedure.
Test management tools allow automatic generation of the requirement test matrix (RTM), which is an indication of functional coverage of the application under test (SUT).
Test Management tool often has multifunctional capabilities such as testware management, test scheduling, the logging of results, test tracking, incident management and test reporting.
Test Management has a clear set of roles and responsibilities for improving the quality of the product.
Test management helps the development and maintenance of product metrics during the course of project.
Test management enables developers to make sure that there are fewer design or coding faults.