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

 

2016

 

December 08
Orcas Island, WA USA
Phone Call with Uriel Martin from Starbucks

 

2017

February 15-17
Broadcasting from Orcas Island, Washington
Rapid Software Testing Applied with James Bach (RSTA ONLINE)

March 01-03
Zurich, Switzerland
Public Class: Rapid Software Testing with co-instructor Michael Bolton, organized by House of Test

March 06-08
Utrecht, Netherlands
Public Class: Rapid Software Testing, organized by Improve Quality Services

March 13-15
Utrecht, Netherlands
Corporate Training: Rapid Software Testing


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