Acceptance Testing, User Acceptance Testing
A testing phase designed to demonstrate that the system under test meets requirements. The name “user acceptance testing” can imply that users run the testing.
A logically distinct subset of a phase consisting of a collection of tasks that together produce a single major deliverable.
Alpha Testing, Beta Testing
Testing phases where the system is delivered to internal (alpha) or external (beta) customers and users for exposure to real-world workflows, data, and environments.
To distribute the costs and benefits of an investment across a series of time periods (e.g., monthly) or across a set of projects. This distribution represents the fair costs and benefits of the investment in each ...