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  

November 10-12
Zurich, Switzerland
Public Class: Rapid Software Testing, organized by Abraxas Informatik AG

November 13
Zurich, Switzerland
Public Class:  Session and Thread-based Testing Management, organized by Abraxas Informatik AG

November 14
Zurich, Switzerland
Activity Day with Chris Glaettli

November 15
Zurich, Switzerland
Dinner Meeting with Ilari Henrik Aegerter

November 17-19
Breda, The Netherlands
Public Class: Rapid Software Testing, organized by codecentric

November 19
Breda, The Netherlands
Dinner Meeting with Improve Associates

November 20
Antwerpseweg, Gouda, The Netherlands
Corporate On-Site Presentation: "The Evolution of the Craft and the Role of Testing"

November 24-25
Stockholm, Sweden
Public Class: Rapid Software Testing, organized by AddQ Training

November 27-28
Stockholm, Sweden
Public Class: Rapid Software Testing for Programmers, organized by AddQ Training

December 01-02
Gothenburg, Sweden
Public Class: Rapid Software Testing, organized by AddQ Training

December 14-16
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Corporate Training: Rapid Software Testing

December 17-18
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
On-Site Corporate Consulting


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