Join Bob McGannon for an in-depth discussion in this video Planning IT tests, part of Project Management Foundations: Quality.
- Testing software reminds me of working on a jigsaw puzzle.…There are different ways of approaching it,…but essentially you use certain elements, like color,…patterns, or the edge pieces to get you started.…You then work with what you have…in each area to piece things together.…In other words, you have an overall strategy,…and then you plan for each section of the puzzle…based on the pieces you have.…Similar to my jigsaw puzzle approach, software testing…involves two stages in documents,…the test strategy, and the test plan.…
The test strategy describes your overall approach to testing…for the project, the scope, test phase definitions,…and test objective for each phase,…the test environments to be used,…tools that may be available for some of the test phases,…how defects will be managed,…and finally, sign-off procedures.…Once the test strategy is completed,…you can create a test plan.…The test plan will have detailed information,…specific to each test phase.…
For instance, your test phases may be "Unit", "Integration",…
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- What is project quality?
- Using Pareto analysis and Lean Six Sigma
- Balancing quality, project workload, and customer needs
- Addressing quality issues
- Planning IT tests
- Testing deliverables<br><br>
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