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Process for Improvement

The implementation of test process improvements is likely to be more effective if the improvement process itself is supported by a standard description. One such description, the IDEAL process improvement framework, is described in this chapter. We describe the individual IDEAL phases, explain the activities to be performed, and provide an overview of the principal output documents: the assessment plan and the test improvement plan.

6.1    Introduction

Syllabus Learning Objectives

LO 6.1.1(K2) Summarize the key elements of a test policy.
LO 6.1.2(K6) Create a test (improvement) policy.

6.1.1    IDEAL Process Improvement Framework

Primarily, the models described in chapter 3 provide a list of best practices and/or ...

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