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

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

August 27
Sydney, Australia
Invited Speaker: Sydney Tester Meet-up: "Notes from a Testing Coach"

September 06-10
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
On-Site Consulting

September 13-17
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
On-Site Consulting

September 21-23
Zurich, Switzerland
Corporate Class: Rapid Software Testing, organized by House of Test

September 28- October 01
Anaheim, California
Conference: StarWEST

September 28
StarWEST Conference, Anaheim, California
Tutorial: Rapid Software Testing: Strategy

September 29
StarWEST Conference, Anaheim, California
Tutorial: Rapid Software Testing: Reporting

September 30
StarWEST Conference, Anaheim, California
Test Techniques: The Testopsy: Dissect Your Testing, with James and Jon Bach, eBay, Inc.

October 05-07
The Bronx, New York City, New York
PUBLIC CLASS: Rapid Software Testing, organized by Doran Jones Inc.

October 05
New York, New York
NYC Testers MeetUP, Invited Speaker: "Is This Output Accurate?"


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