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Metrics and ALM Assessment for Software Testing

Software testing is an important area. Testing should be a constant part of any development and not only a phase at the end of the project. Microsoft’s online ALM assessment can help us to greatly improve our testing practices. There are also good metrics we can use during our projects to make sure we have high-quality testing in place.

Metrics

There are a number of metrics to can use as KPIs for software testing.

  • Number of bugs per state. How many bugs do we have that are active, resolved, or closed? Are the number of active bugs increasing and number of resolved and closed bugs constant? ...

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