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Silk Central

Test management tool - Gain control and collaboration across testing cycles

  • Silk Central unifies all testing assets into one easy-to-use tracking, reporting and execution hub. It improves productivity, traceability and collaboration across Traditional and Agile teams.
  • Silk Central is the driver that ensures testing activities are tied to business needs.
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Software supply chain webinar
Application testing maturity with the TMMi assessment
Open test management

Open test management

Silk Central provides a unified framework for the integration of requirements, test automation tools (unit, functional and performance), issue tracking, and full manual test activities. It delivers consolidated management and visibility of test activities throughout the software’s development.

Subscribe to reports relevant to you.

Subscribe to reports relevant to you

Open reporting without the need to access Silk Central - subscribe to reports relevant to you. Create subscriptions and generate reports according to your schedule. Publish the reports to personal dashboard via email or external facing URL, for program portals requiring no login to Silk Central.

Flexible Dashboard reporting

Flexible dashboard reporting

Customize your home dashboard to show relevant test activities. Gain transparency across the organization and foster live collaboration across project activities. Configure your dashboard to show information you choose using out-of-the-box reports or custom reports - from manual to automated tests, from requirements through to issues.

Side-by-side results analysis for automation

Side-by-side results analysis for automation

Benefit from fast insight into the status of automated test runs with side-by-side results analysis. Select automated test runs to compare and gain visual reports showing the status across each execution. TrueLog information highlights screens, errors and key analytical data.

Status reason

Customize results reasons relevant to you

Customize result status reasons to add granular insight into the outcome of your tests, online and offline. Report the status of tests using your own terminology. Silk Central enables you to customize result status reasons according to your business needs, and map them to three types of execution status: pass, fail, or not executed.


TestBook – real time feedback

Do you want collaborative and real time feedback on manual tests? Posting key information and comments to TestBook keeps every member of a project team in the loop throughout testing.

Offline manual testing

Advanced manual execution planning

Define what, when, where and who to test throughout the test cycle, for efficient usage of resource and targeted fulfilment of your quality goals.


Configuration testing

Ensure that tests can be executed against multiple configurations without the need for duplication. Configuration testing enables clear reuse of scripts, and management of tests and reports.

Highlight risk mitigation and quality goals

Highlight risk mitigation and quality goals

Silk Central helps prioritize, execute and demonstrate how test efforts respond to initiatives such as risk-based testing. It has a flexible mechanism for defining quality goals determined by the business, using your terminology.

Requirements Detail

Requirement visualizations

Visualizations within Silk Central engage business users in a collaborative way, for quick and easy requirements validation. Silk Central integrates with Caliber to combine simulations and visualizations of requirements with test planning.