Develop a Mature Testing Practice to Produce Better Quality Applications

Continually improve your application testing process. Take your test game to the next level.

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If you do not develop a software testing strategy, you will:

  • Continue to struggle with problems related to improper testing of your applications.
  • Incur cost increases as you struggle to maintain low quality applications against a backlog of new projects.
  • Not have time to focus on innovation as you remain in firefighting mode.

Following the steps towards developing a software testing strategy will:

  • Help you understand your current testing maturity level.
  • Assist you with the creation of a roadmap toward successive levels of maturity based on best practices from proven industry frameworks.
  • Provide a repeatable process for ongoing test process optimization.

Module 1: Create a Baseline for Your Testing

The Purpose

  • Create a test strategy.
  • Create a test plan.
  • Develop a common set of procedures for testers.
  • Create test controls and monitoring.

Key Benefits Achieved

  • Full preparations made for test execution, and a mitigation strategy developed to address project execution risks.

Activities: Outputs:
1.1 Develop your test strategy.
  • Test Strategy
  • Test Process Diagram
1.2 Develop a test plan to determine your test activities.
  • Test Plan Started
1.3 Implement & execute testing based on planned objectives.
  • Test Procedure Document
  • Traceability Matrix
1.4 Monitor & control testing to minimize test deviation.
  • Refine Test Procedure
  • Refine Traceability Matrix

Module 2: Formalize Your Testing Processes

The Purpose

  • Create lessons learned activities.
  • Develop master test plan.
  • Create test training program.
  • Implement peer reviews.

Key Benefits Achieved

  • Test group identified and appropriately utilized for specific test areas for their expertise.

Activities: Outputs:
2.1 Establish a test group to increase test effectiveness and efficiency.
  • Refine Test Plan
  • Test Process Repository
  • Test Evaluation Report
2.2 Develop a test training program to increase test expertise.
  • Peer Review Report
  • Communication and Training Plan

Module 3: Optimize Your Testing for Continuous Improvement

The Purpose

  • Implement test measurement program.
  • Create defect prevention program.
  • Focus on continuous improvement.

Key Benefits Achieved

  • Develop a foundation for continuous improvement in testing activities.
  • Establish appropriate metrics to measure test effectiveness and efficiency.

Activities: Outputs:
3.1 Develop a test measurement program to measure your test performance.
  • Test Analysis Report
3.2 Develop a defect prevention program to minimize software risk.
  • Refine Test Analysis Report
3.3 Develop continuous improvement practices to enhance testing on an ongoing basis.
  • Continuous Improvement Plan

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