In an informal survey taken at www.csst-technologies.com, we asked the question, “As a software tester, what would facilitate your work the most?” The answers were grouped as follows:
|Improved system requirements documentation||33% (28 responses)|
|Software testing methods/process||31% (27 responses)|
|Software testing standards||16% (14 responses)|
|Improved test planning||13% (11 responses)|
|More time to complete testing||7% (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.
In good economic times, major corporations employ a fair number of Quality Assurance & Testing ...