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

 

2015

February 09-11
Charlotte, North Carlolina
Corporate Training: Rapid Software Testing

February 12-13
Charlotte, North Carolina
Corporate Consulting

February 21
Malmo, Sweden
Dinner Meeting with Maria Kedemo

February 23-25
Copenhagen, Denmark
Public Class: Rapid Software Testing, organized by PrettyGoodTesting

February 25
Copenhagen, Denmark
Tester MeetUp: "James Bach on Skills and Reputation"

February 26-27
Copenhagen, Denmark
Conference Keynote: CopenhagenContext 2015

February 28
Malmo, Sweden
Invited Speaker: Beauty in Code Conference, "How to Build an Analyst"

March 02-04
Utrecht, The Netherlands
Public Class: Rapid Software Testing, organized by Improve Quality Services

March 03
Utrecht, Netherlands
Improve MeetUP

March 05-06
The Netherlands
Public Class: Session-Based Test Management, organized by Improve Quality Services


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