21
Aug

Reasons to Involve Testing Team In Project During Requirements Gathering Phase

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In order to accelerate the software production process, the development and all types of test activities should be closely integrated. This integration process should begin in early stages of the development process, while formulating requirements for the software product together with the users. To design a software system, a development team ...
17
Aug

Recommendations on How to Measure The Cost of Testing

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One of the most important elements in the planning phase is evaluating effort and time required to successfully complete a testing process. The cost of testing can be a significant part of project cost estimating, while the success of this operation depends on how many test engineers are involved in conducting the testing activity and whether they ...
14
Aug

Test Hardware and Software Configurations

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Suppose that the software product being tested, in accordance with the specification, must be run in a variety of network configurations, uses several different client machine configurations, must be run on different operating systems and be accessible from different browsers. After you explore the number of possible hardware configurations, for ...
10
Aug

What Happens After Alpha Software Is Completed

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Archive all non-trivial data files. Do not forget to prepare short notes about contents and purpose of these files. Do not force yourself or your employees each time to remember what exactly this file contains and what it is for. With such an abundance of information, similar versions of the same data, similar tests, you should not rely on your ...
7
Aug

Using Empirical Methods for Rough Estimation

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Some test managers make a work breakdown structure based on a quality risk analysis outcome. In development projects, development managers create a work breakdown structure based on designs and requirements. These are called ascending or "bottom-up" estimating methods. Bottom-up estimates can be checked using top-down estimation rules. In ...