Software/Test Requirements

In an informal survey taken at, we asked the question, “As a software tester, what would facilitate your work the most?” The answers were grouped as follows:

Improved system requirements documentation33% (28 responses)
Software testing methods/process31% (27 responses)
Software testing standards16% (14 responses)
Improved test planning13% (11 responses)
More time to complete testing7% (6 responses)

It is obvious that the two most important improvements software test engineers want are improved software requirements and improved testing methods. This is not so obvious with software development managers.

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