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

2014  

September 03-05
Broadcast from Orcas Island, Washington, USA
WEBINAR: Rapid Testing Intensive ONLINE with James Bach

September 15-17
Fairmont Resort Blue Mountains near Sydney, Australia
Conference: LET'S TEST OZ, Context-Driven Software Testing

September 18
Sydney, Australia
Sydney Testers Meet-UP

September 15-19
The Bronx, New York, New York
On-Site Training: Rapid Testing Intensive at Per Scholas, instructed by Michael Bolton

September 22-24
The Bronx, New York, New York
On-Site Training: Rapid Software Testing at Per Scholas, instructed by Michael Bolton

October 06-08
Mequon, Wisconsin
Corporate Training: Rapid Software Testing

October 09-10
Mequon, Wisconsin
Corporate Consulting

October 27-29
Brighton, England
Public Class: Rapid Software Testing, organized by Rosie Sherry of Software Testing Club

October 31
Brighton, England
Public Class: Rapid Software Testing for Programmers, organized by Rosie Sherry of Software Testing Club

 


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