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

July 15-17
Broadcast from Orcas Island, Washington
Webinar: Rapid SoftwareTesting Applied, ON-LINE with James Bach

August 01
Wellington, New Zealand
Dinner Meeting with Oliver Erlewein

August 03-04
Wellington, New Zealand
Peer Conference: Kiwi Workshop on Software Testing #5 (KWST)

August 05-07
Wellington, New Zealand
Public Class: Rapid Software Testing, organized by Engel Consulting

August 06
Wellington, New Zealand
Invited Speaker: WeTest MeetUp

August 09
Auckland, New Zealand
Dinner Meeting with the Engels and Associates

August 10-12
Auckland, New Zealand
Public Class: Rapid Software Testing, organized by Engel Consulting

August 13
Auckland, New Zealand
Invited Speaker: WeTest Meetup

August 18
Sydney, Australia
Invited Speaker: Sydney Meet-up

August 19-21
Sydney, Australia
Public Class: Rapid Software Testing, organized by Testing Times

August 24-26
Sydney, Australia
Corporate Class: Rapid Software Testing

August 27
Sydney, Australia
Sydney Tester Meet-up: Invited Speaker


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