Chapter 10. Managing Test Execution

Test execution is the phase that follows after everything discussed to this point. With test strategies, test planning, test procedures designed and developed, and the test environment operational, it is time to execute the tests created in the preceding phases.

Once development of the system is underway and software builds become ready for testing, the testing team must have a precisely defined workflow for executing tests, tracking defects found, and providing information, or metrics, on the progress of the testing effort.

The items that follow discuss the participation of many teams throughout the organization, including testing, development, product management, and others, in test execution. It is the job ...

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