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

 

2018

November 05-06
Wimbledon, London, England
Corporate Training

November 06
London, England
Invited Speaker: Tester Meetup

November 08
London, England
Invited Speaker: Tester Meetup

November 14-16
Stockholm, Sweden
Public Class: Rapid Software Testing, organized by AddQ Training

December 01
Broadcasting live from Orcas Island, Washington, USA
Invited Guest: Test Tribe Community of India: Ask Me Anything

December 05-07 (CLASS FULL)
Broadcasting from Orcas Island, Washington, USA
ONLINE CLASS: Rapid Software Testing Applied with James Bach

 

2019

January 04-06
Orcas Island, Washington USA
Satisfice Peer Conference

February 06-08
Broadcasting from Orcas Island, Washington, USA
ONLINE CLASS: Rapid Software Testing Applied with James Bach

March 11-13
Utrecht, Netherlands
Public Class: Rapid Software Testing, organized by Improve Quality Services

March 14
Utrecht, Netherlands
Public Class: Using Risk to Guide Testing, organized by Improve Quality Services

March 15
Utrecht, Netherlands
Public Class: Thinking Like a Tester, organized by Improve Quality Services

March 25-27
Copenhagen, Denmark
Public Class: Rapid Software Testing, organized by Pretty Good Testing

March 27
Copenhagen, Denmark
Tester MeetUP, organized by Pretty Good Testing


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