Glossary

Select the term of interest:

Bug:

Anything that threatens the value of the product. Something that bugs someone whose opinion matters.

Exploratory Testing:

An interactive process of simultaneous learning, test design, and test execution.

Heuristic Testing:

An approach to test design that employs heuristics to enable rapid development of test cases.

Risk-Based Testing:

Any testing organized to explore specific product risks.

Satisfice:

To obtain an outcome that is good enough. Coined in 1957 by economist and Nobel Laureate Herbert Simon.

Test Design:

The process of creating tests.

Test Execution:

The process of configuring, operating, and observing a product for the purpose of evaluating it.

Test Logistics:

The set of ideas that guide how resources are applied to fulfill the test strategy.

Test Strategy:

The set of ideas that guide test design.

 

 

Upcoming Events

2014  

July 07-09
Christchurch, New Zealand
Corporate Training: Rapid Software Testing

July 11
Christchurch, New Zealand
Meeting On-Site with Kira Karlina and Team

July 09-11
Tan Binh District, HCMC, Vietnam
Corporate Training: Rapid Software Testing with Paul Holland

July 14-15
Tan Binh District, HCMC, Vietnam
Corporate Consulting with Paul Holland

July 13
Christchurch, New Zealand
Tester Coaching Session with Huib Schoots via Skype

July 14
Christchurch, New Zealand
Corporate On-Site: "Rapid Testing Briefing"

July 15-17
Christchurch, New Zealand
Corporate Training: Rapid Software Testing

July 18
Christchurch, New Zealand
Corporate Consulting

July 24
Beijing, China
Corporate Presentation: "State of the Practice in Context-Driven Testing"

July 25-26
Beijing, China
Public Class: Rapid Software Testing, 2-day

July 27-30
Beijing, China
Conference: ChinaTest 2014

July 28
ChinaTest Conference, Beijing, China
Half-day Tutorial: "Critical Thinking for Software Testers"

July 29
ChinaTest Conference, Beijing, China
Keynote : "Software is a Side Effect: Your Real Job is Rapid Learning"

July 31- August 1
Beijing, China
Corporate Training: Rapid Software Testing, 2-day


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