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

January 14-16
Orcas Island, Washington, United States
WEBINAR: Rapid Testing Intensive: ONLINE with James Bach

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

February 12-13
Charlotte, North Carolina
Corporate Consulting

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

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

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

March 10
Breda, The Netherlands
Conference: Tasting Let's Test Netherlands and Belgium

April 06-08
Brno, Czech Republic
Corporate Training: Rapid Software Testing

April 09-10
Brno, Czech Republic
Corporate Consulting

April 15
Stockholm, Sweden
Open to the Public: Qbiz Day at AddQ Training

April 16-17
Stockholm, Sweden
Public Class: Rapid Software Testing, organized by AddQ Training


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