User acceptance testing (UAT) provides validation that a project has delivered a workable solution. UAT is a common testing procedure in software projects, but it also makes sense as a quality check in cross-functional projects and supply chain projects. Identifying scenarios and testing them is part of managing project change.
- User acceptance testing or UAT…is a process that's often used in IT projects…but the same approach is used in other places too…and in this video we'll learn how to use UAT…to complete the change to the new system in your projects.…The idea behind UAT is to actually…see your new system in action.…Doing the things that it's supposed to do…before you sign off and accept that the system is complete.…
UAT involves testing the system by working…through scenarios that resemble the real processes…that the new system will need to support.…So let's take a look at how the team…at our example company, H Plus Sport,…is using UAT to support their project.…The project is centered around handling online orders…so one of their UAT scenarios is that a customer…logs on to the H Plus Sport website and places an order.…Then the order is directed to the right people…in the company, step by step, all the way through…until the product is shipped out to the customer.…
Since they're opening a new distribution center…another scenario in their UAT is ordering…
- Defining the vision
- Documenting the project scope
- Investigating potential options
- Conducting a SWOT analysis
- Selecting a course of action
- Resolving issues
- Building trust with transparency
- Managing project plans
- Identifying risks
- Changing processes
- Helping people transition
Skill Level Intermediate
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